Soma 500MG

Soma 500mg: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Precautions, and more
Soma 500mg is the brand name for generic drug Carisoprodol which is a white crystalline powder; which is available as 250mg and 350mg round, white tablets of Soma. The crystalline powder of Carisoprodol is bitter in taste but is completely odorless. The substance is completely soluble in alcohols like –chloroform and acetone but is sparingly soluble in water. soma 500mg

In Soma pills, the other products that are present along with Carisoprodol are –alginic acid, potassium sorbate, magnesium stearate, tribasic calcium phosphate, and starch.

What are the usages of Soma?
Soma medicinal capsules are mainly helpful as a pain reliever that helps to get relief from pain and discomfort in the skeletal muscles of the body. The medication is mainly combined with an adequate amount of rest and physical therapy to relax the sore muscles.

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soma: pain reliever

Soma 500mg (generic name) is Schedule IV drug (US) carisoprodol tablet sold under brand names Soma and Vanadom. It is beneficial, helps to relax muscles, is used to treat pain and injury by blocking pain between nerves and the brain, commonly also known as musculoskeletal pain.

It is prescribed for short term treatment of pain. (usually for three weeks).


Soma 500mg is to be taken orally as per the dosage prescribed by the doctor, Dosage depends upon the patient’s medical condition and body’s response to treatment.

Usually prescribed dose is 250-300mg four times a day. It starts to have its effect after 30 minutes after consumption and is valid for 4-6 hours. If taken for a long duration, this drug may be habit-forming and may lead to addiction, overdose, or even death.

Dosage should be reduced gradually by the doctor; if any dose is missed, do not take two doses together to catch up. Overdosage can prove to be fatal, may lead to slow breathing.


Symptoms of overdose may include hallucinations, muscle stiffness, breathing trouble, seizure, fainting or coma, or even death in extreme cases.

It should be taken with milk or food as it may lead to an upset stomach. Call for medical help or poison control center immediately.

Patients suffering from porphyria (Disorder affecting the skin or nervous system) should avoid taking SOMA 500mg, while under medication, the patient should avoid doing activities that require alertness like driving or working on heavy machinery, etc.

Since it may lead to severe accidents, also, the consumption of alcohol should be avoided since it may increase drowsiness and dizziness.


Patients who are allergic to carisoprodol or meprobamate should avoid taking SOMA 500mg. Those suffering from liver, kidney, or seizure or suffering from any drug or substance abuse should also inform their doctor before taking SOMA 500mg.

Also, this medicine is not suitable to be prescribed to pregnant mothers or lactating mothers since it may affect the fetus or newborn babies in the wrong way. Patients under 16 years of age are also refrained from consuming SOMA 500mg.

Proper care should be taken if it is to be prescribed to elders (patients more than 65 yrs. Of age) since it may have serious side- effects.

Drug Interaction

It should also be carefully prescribed, along with other drugs. Interactions with medications like sleeping pills, herbal or vitamin supplements cannot be ruled out. The medicine should not be kept in reach of children, to be stored at room temperature (20-25 degrees Celsius).

It should not be shared without consulting the doctor.

The doctor is to be informed if the patient is already consuming medicines or drugs that cause dizziness like opioid pain, cough medicines like codeine, hydrocodone, alcohol, marijuana, drugs used for the treatment of sleep anxiety like alprazolam, lorazepam, zolpidem, etc. Or antihistamines drugs like cetirizine, diphenhydramine (allergy medicines), etc. Tricyclic antidepressants like amitriptyline, doxepin, nortriptyline, imipramine may also cause dizziness.

Any drug containing meprobamate, medicines such as omeprazole, or fluvoxamine may cause an increase in side-effects of SOMA 500mg.

Drugs that dull the nervous system like guanfacine, guanabenz, Aldomet, etc. Drugs like carisoprodol or adalimumab or belatacept, which may suppress the immune system. Patients undergoing chemotherapy, taking drug acrivastine should also avoid taking SOMA 500mg.

The doctor may need to check any reactions in the patient in any of the cases mentioned above.

Many patients may not face any severe side-effects while taking SOMA 500mg.

Side Effects

Not to be ignored side-Effects of the medicine may include severe skin reactions like peels, blisters or large bumps, swelling of specific organs like mouth, lips, tongue, feeling of confusion, seizures.

It may also cause a decrease in RBC, or WBC is commonly known as pancytopenia, headache, dizziness, sleepiness or drowsiness, abnormal heartbeat, depression, agitation, tremor, drop in blood pressure, seizures.

Withdrawal symptoms of Soma may include insomnia, vomiting, anxiety, cramps in the abdomen, tremors, headache, psychosis, and hallucinations. Other symptoms may  include dry mouth, constipation, trouble in urinating, and dry eyes.

It may also cause allergic reactions like rashes, itching, swelling, or trouble in breathing.

The doctor should be consulted immediately if any of the following persist – chest pain, cough, cold sweats, chills, dark stools, confusion, fever, sore throat, shortness of breath, unusual bleeding, tiredness, swelling in glands, sudden fainting or loss of consciousness, ulcer formation, etc.

Incidents like heartburn, nausea, numbness in hands or feet, sleeplessness, vomiting, epigastric discomfort should not be ignored.

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