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CARISOPRODOL - ORAL

Common Brand Name(s): Soma
Phonetic Pronunciation: (kar-iss-oh-PRO-dole)
Information last revised May 2010

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Uses:

This medication is used short-term to treat pain and discomfort from muscle injuries such as strains, sprains, and spasms. It is usually used along with rest, physical therapy, and other treatments (e.g., anti-inflammatory medication). Carisoprodol is called a centrally acting muscle relaxant. It works on the nerves to relieve muscle pain. It may also relieve pain by calming your nervous system.
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