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  1. Pain in left side of neck
    ... the shill. I was not able to sleep from the knots. Soma , Xanax, codeine, flexeril, celebrex was not able to...

  2. Xanax / Alprazolam - What is the recommended dosage?
    ... them 3 times a day instead I asked for Tylenol 3 or Soma and was given both along with the Xanax. All of them...

  3. Sick for 6 months
    ... receiving chiropractic care for that. They put me on Soma , Celebrex, Percocet and Oxazepam... I've been able ... to split my soma dosage in 1/3 and I stopped taking the percocet and...

  4. Chronic Pain Undiagnosed? Any Advice?
    ... go the nonnarcotic route. Vioxx, Bextra, Ultracet, Soma , Nothing! Full bone scan revealed NO Arthritis...
    ... I have taken myself off all meds. I just take 1x soma , 3 x Tylenol, and 2 simply sleep at bedtime. That...
    ... I totally agree with you. I only take 1 soma , 3 Tylenol and a dose of simply sleep at bedtime,...

  5. Help! Abnormal Back Problem
    ... through upper back to chest area. *Taking Vicodin 5/500 Soma 350 and Celebrex 200, which also helps somewhat but...

  6. Neck Problem
    ... through upper back to chest area. *Taking Vicodin 5/500 Soma 350 and Celebrex 200, which also helps somewhat but...

  7. constant pain
    ... through upper back to chest area. *Taking Vicodin 5/500 Soma 350 and Celebrex 200, which also helps somewhat but...

  8. back, neck and head pain
    ... through upper back to chest area. *Taking Vicodin 5/500 Soma 350 and Celebrex 200, which also helps somewhat but...

  9. Soma questions
    ... I thought soma was a nerotoxin nerve gas. ...
    ... I've taken Soma for muscle spasms in my back. My doctor told me that...
    ... Soma is a fairly safe muscle relaxer and is one we use...

  10. Arms and hands falling asleep
    ... killing me!! (terrible pain). As for now he has me on Soma , Scalactin, & Viox. None of these are worth a damn...

General Health board

  1. pain in shoulder when i bend over
    ... longgggggggg year. I take Norco (2 pills 3 times a day)and soma (350 milligrams 3 times a day) Just praying it's not...

  2. Spasm-like Excruciating Pain in the Upper Left Leg
    ... I take Lyrica, Oxycontin, and he added dilaudid, Soma , and prednisone for 2 weeks at the time of this appt...

  3. Undiagnosed: Desperate For Help
    ... Dosage (mg) Frequency Soma 350mg ... was causing the pain and gave me a prescription for Soma so I could sleep. I saw an Orthopedic Doctor who...

  4. I Can't Believe There Isn't A Category For Back Pain
    ... wreaks havoc and I take IB infrequently as well as SOMA which makes me "zombieish" usually at night when I...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. "foggy brain"........
    ... us. Are you tapering now? I am not familiar with Soma . Isnt that a benzo? Post more when you want, I am...

Disabilities board

  1. Pre existing Condition or not
    ... doctor for 3 years and have been on Hydrocodone and soma for my beck pain. I started working back out in the...

  2. Just got laid off and doc put me on disability
    ... worked or should I say ease the pain. I am also on SOMA and Xanaflex. He tried the Dugesic patch last week...
    ... the lead on this. I am on OxyIR, Duragesic patch, soma and zanflex everyday. I am not sure how to fight...

  3. Bi-Polar waiting for SSD
    ... Neurontin 3600 mg a day, Norco 10/325 mg 4 x a day, Soma 350mg 4 x a day (for muscle spasms) and Celebrex 400 ... saver for me. The Celebrex is for arthritis and the Soma is for uncontolable muscle spasms in my neck from...
    ... Neurontin 3600 mg a day, Norco 10/325 mg 4 x a day, Soma 350mg 4 x a day (for muscle spasms) and Celebrex 400 ... saver for me. The Celebrex is for arthritis and the Soma is for uncontolable muscle spasms in my neck from...

  4. Pain, Medication, work and disability
    ... tried facets. I take an average of 6 Hyrocodone, 3 SOMA pd. My questions are...can they make me quit work...

  5. Disability Insurance and how to deal with it
    ... tried facets. I take an average of 6 Hyrocodone, 3 SOMA pd. My questions are...can they make me quit work...

  6. has anyone got disability for spinal stenosis and other things
    ... on voltaren 75mg(morning & nite) tramadol 2x day soma at nite. while it's not perfect i can function most...

  7. waiting again
    ... 51 years old taking: Bextra, Neurontin, Elmiron, Soma and Lexapro...

  8. good news, I hope
    ... which I have. Current medications: Neurontin 600mg., Soma , Lexapro, Elmiron and Bextra....

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Blurred vision due to Soma
    ... I've taken Soma for going on 2 years and I've never had any problems...

  2. SOMA allergic reaction
    ... I've taken a lot of SOMA over the year without any side effects but a wonderfully ... have hit you last night. Personally, I doubt the SOMA (carisoprodyl) has anything to do with the rash. ...

  3. Is flexeral the same as soma?
    ... Tylenol, I presume you mean Flexeril and Soma . They are two completely different drugs, but both ... think Flexeril acts directly to relieve muscle spasm. Soma doesn't directly relax tense skeletal muscles per...

  4. soma and vicodin/combo coma
    ... help at all,now its been a week and a half so he rxed soma 350mg and said to take a half vicodin(i always have ... it last night and this morning and i have been in a soma coma until about 7pm tonight.i am used to the vicodin ... neurontrin 3 times a day. You will get used to it. The soma is different than some other muscle relaxints I have...
    ... Me too. Soma seems to make me nauseous, but it works at bedtime...

Hernia board

  1. Help! I need your guys advice ASAP! (Neck herniation) (m)..
    ... different. They also prescribed oral Tramadol and Soma (muscle relaxants) and Naproxen. I stayed home fromwork...

  2. Severe Pain Through Whole Body T 4,5, And 7 Herniated Disks Drs Appt 12/22 Scared
    ... UP EVERY HOUR OR SO..IM ON MEDS 24HRS A DAY. HYDRO, SOMA , VALIUM...I FEEL LIKE IV BEEN IN A CAR ACCIDENT AND...

  3. Doc says bulging/herniated disc not a problem?
    ... prognosis. I take Darvocet and it helps a little but Soma seems to work better. Yawn! Welcome to the land of...

  4. No pain med for herniated discs?
    ... What about trying Soma (muscle relaxer) or Ultracet (non-narcotic painkiller...

  5. New Here, Possible C5-6 Herniation, Lots of Questions
    ... I am on a one month course of NSAID (Arthroflex), Soma and Darvocet for extreme pain. I know I have no improvemen...

  6. Hi, New gal here! L4-5, L5-S1 Herniation
    ... which is driving me nuts, I take about 700 mg of Soma and 800 of Etodolac, everyday, sometimes, I throw...

  7. Cervical Herniation
    ... tolerate muscle relaxers (currently on Valium, previous Soma ) or pain meds very well. Has anyone had success with...

Pain Management board

  1. Help, Need PM Doc Princeton, NJ -- back pain!
    ... and still no relief. I'm currently on Celebrex, Soma , & Tylenol #3 which doesn't do a whole lot as far...
    ... I thought Soma is just a muscle relaxer and I am surprised at how ... pain is all muscular and will presribe Flexeril or Soma . I know that muscles will react when most back pain ... but Soma doesn't help with any nerve or bone pain in my opinion...

  2. What took my docs soooo long to send me to PM
    ... see that MRI!!! She also prescribed me loritab and soma and upped my elavil. She wanted to give me the duragesic...

  3. An observation regarding BT meds
    ... the only thing I found any relief from was Norco and Soma . I made the decision to come back to college in California ... last week. He switched me off of the Norco and the Soma (or at least part of it), which I have been taking ... six months, and instead of eight Norco a day and six Soma , he put me on 20mg OxyContin three times a day, allowing ... for three Soma a day, and one Norco. I told him that I had tried...

  4. Another Vicodin ?
    ... line of defense", so to speak. I took the vicodin and Soma , which is a muscle relaxer, for the first 2 years...

  5. Need Suggestions for Cheaper Nerve Pain, Muscle Relaxer, Pain Killers
    ... Hi, I am currently taking Lyrica, Soma , and Ultram ER to control pain due to lumbar spine ... of any other meds that might be similar to Lyrica, Soma , and Ultram ER....that might be alot cheaper? My Pharmacist ... to take alot more each day to get the same effect. Soma has worked best for me so far for muscle relaxers ... There is no generic for Lyrica; There is a generic for Soma 350mg, which I do get but I also take 250MG in the...
    ... each of the lists sugestions robaxin /instead of soma ( muscle relaxor ) nerve Gabapentin generic for Neurontin...
    ... be cheaper (if he knows). I see I can get generic Soma for VERY cheap but I take 2 different dosage amounts...
    ... Baybreeze, Just so you know, Soma is not considered an extended release med and can...
    ... did say I could cut the pills. Actually I was taking SOMA 250mg and 350 mg each day, but the 250mg doesnt come...

  6. cyclobenzaprine
    ... it still knocks me out for 8-10 hours. I feel that Soma is a better one for me but my Pain Mgmt Doc won't...
    ... are an integral part of my pain management regimine. Soma (carisopradol) is the one that has always worked best...

  7. methadone and demerol for btp
    ... our end of the agreement. About the Carisopradol ( Soma ) and the cyclobenzaprine (Flexaril).... it is very...

  8. Muscle Relaxors for Sciatica?
    ... Anything is worth a try. Sometimes I will Soma as an emergency when all else has failed and not worked...
    ... I take Soma every day, usually at least twice. I take it when ... but it just wasn't cutting it. I was switched to Soma about a month ago and it really made a difference...

  9. Botox Injectins?
    ... with the spasms speading down into my back. I take Soma 350 mg 4 x a day to help keep them under control but...
    ... taken Vicodin 750 6-8 pills a day sometimes even more, Soma 350mg 6 or so a day, I have taken percaset, BAD headaches...
    ... I am very concerned about REMOVED the amount of Soma you are taking each day. I have taken Soma for 8 years ... safely by the manufacturer. My doc supplements the Soma with a secondary muscle relaxer, such as flexaril ... or zanaflex, because the Soma is the one that works best for me, but over time, ... tolerance can become an issue. Soma is also a bit different from all other MR's because ... well. I am really concerned about the amount of Soma you are taking. I hope you can find a doc who is more...

  10. med question
    ... much are you taking?? i'm also going to ask my dr for soma have you taken that? flexerl nocks my out i'm ellergic...
    ... much are you taking?? i'm also going to ask my dr for soma have you taken that?ladybuggy No I do not take ... started taking Lexapro. I have only taken 1 pill of Soma ever and that knocked me out very quickly. It can ... drowsy at the same time. You have to be careful on Soma because it can be habit forming and possibly addictive...
    ... So I guess it really depends on the person. For me, Soma has always been the best MR I've used and I had some...

  11. Strange New Symptoms - Getting A Bit Nervous
    ... months ago) for recently discovered high BP. My Soma 350mg 3x/day is the same and I take .5mg Xanax very...
    ... my migraines - the meds that we both take are oxy, soma , and occasional xanax (60 over 6 months) my doc does...
    ... Aver that is very interesting. I too am on the oxy, soma , with percocet. I have noticed that I get intense...

  12. Controlling CP without drowsiness/fatigue
    ... me, it's my second most sedating med. First is the Soma and then my BT has the opposite effect. (Hydro) Is...
    ... me, it's my second most sedating med. First is the Soma and then my BT has the opposite effect. (Hydro) Is...

  13. Baclofen/Anyone?
    ... on the market! Personally, I was happiest with Soma , but my doctors have both said they dont like prescribing...
    ... baclofen for the past year after trying flexeril and Soma . Baclofen has been very effective for me and does ... not cause drowsiness. I also liked Soma , but had to pay a larger co-pay. For me the baclofen...

  14. Help...looking for pain med suggestions
    ... muscle relaxer out there and none have helped expect Soma , but I just can't function on it due to the drowsiness...
    ... for someone with chronic pain. Regarding the Soma , I have been on it 3x/day for several months now...

  15. If anyone would share their experience with Ultracet I would be grateful
    ... This is my regular routine, along with Lyrica and Soma . I take Vicodin for break-through pain, which is...

  16. Question re: prescriptions and different states/docs/update
    ... 1 month worth of meds - Oxycontin ER 10mg 2 X day, Soma 3X a day and Ambien, once a day. This was to help...

  17. 3 failed back surgeries
    ... I am getting increased relief with Oxycontin and Soma , but this is with being in a recliner almost full...
    ... than when I started. I am on oxycontin, percocet, soma , and cymbalta. In order to help you, could you...

  18. update and med Question
    ... urosurgeon deal with it, appointment tomorrow) he put me on Soma , another muscle relaxant. OMG - I have had more pain...
    ... time. I also wanted to agree with Cheri about the Soma . It is the only MR that has ever worked for me. It...

  19. Bad Pain-Bad experience-Second Opinion today-need support!
    ... might help. The only one that has ever helped me is Soma . I don't know if you've ever taken it before, but...
    ... me. As far as the robaxin....have you ever taken Soma (gen. carisopradol)? I have taken almost every MR ... that there is and Soma is the only one that has ever helped my spasms. (and...
    ... see the meds I am on and the dosages. As for the Soma , I have heard it is really good for a MR but I try...
    ... neuro might have to deal with as well. As for the Soma , I have heard it is really good for a MR but I try ... you should be fine. If he doesn't flat out mention Soma , then maybe you could say "I've heard that lots of ... people have luck with Soma . Do you think it would work for me?" Please...

  20. Medication(s) questions
    ... other meds include blood pressure meds and lipitor and Soma . Should I be concerned about my organs and all this...

  21. Fentanyl Patch and BT meds/PM ?
    ... up my system with unnecessary meds either. I have Soma for muscle and Percocet 7.5 for BT pain. Does the...

  22. PAIN FREE for ONCE(fenanyl patch maybe ? )
    ... left with a RX for 10 Fentanyl 12 mccg patches,a Soma RX for 90, 120 Percs 7.5 for breakthrough pain, Lidoderm...

  23. no monkying around here, med question
    ... are you taking a muscle relaxer? if not ask to try Soma , that seems to work good for me...and have blood done...
    ... are you taking a muscle relaxer? if not ask to try Soma , that seems to work good for me...and have blood done ... management! PLEASE, PLEASE be careful when asking for SOMA ! It is HIGHLY addictive and withdrawing from it can ... not carry near the risk for physical dependency. Soma should be used as a last resort, if at all, IMO....

  24. in alot of pain new here
    ... be another pill that I have to take....I also take Soma 375 mil twice a day and ton of vitamines.....hope...

  25. Pain Update
    ... breakthru Cymbalta - 40 mg. (I only take 20 mg.) Soma 350 mg. x 2...
    ... breakthru Cymbalta - 40 mg. (I only take 20 mg.) Soma 350 mg. x 2 This is perfect, exactly what I was...

  26. Feeling really really bad today, had to call PM..please read
    ... condition caused by nerve damage. I currently take Soma 350mg 4 x times a day to keep the muscles spasms under...

  27. Sammy, how did it go??
    ... opinion, a good MR is a much better way to go. I take my Soma every day, but only use the Xanax for occasional anxiety...
    ... for that to happen. I was hoping he would try the soma . If this keeps up, & I am sure it will, I'll ask...

  28. What in my PM regimen is causing my insomnia?
    ... before, but it makes sense. Have you ever tried Soma as a muscle relaxer? It is a bit different from all...
    ... MM, Thanks for following up. I will ask about the Soma at my next appointment. The Zanaflex doesn't really...

  29. mscontin dosages
    ... from the pump all I use now is oxycodone for BT and soma . Surgery resolved the nerve pain so there no point...

  30. Another med question, sorry guys
    ... things like Valium and Xanax. Flexeril, Zanaflex and Soma do not. The hydro will be in your system about 3...

  31. A queston for anyone who is in physical therappy and/or cortisone shots
    ... If you talk to your doc about MR's, I can recommend Soma . Even though Valium and Xanax, etc. can have muscle ... formulated more for anxiety. (I take occasional Xanax) The Soma has been the best from my experience. It has a different...

  32. need some advice for PM appointment coming up
    ... she said I do need a good Muscle relaxer & she takes soma & she hopes he will try me on that. yes pepper I...
    ... could help. In case I hadn't mentioned it, I take Soma and have found it to be the best MR for me. (I have...

  33. NEED ADVICE! best pain management treatment plan?
    ... and fatige,one ativan at night to sleep, and i have soma , but dont know where to fit them in, because they...
    ... almost no pain right now, id have to take a perc and soma together, but then all i want to do is lay on the...

  34. cmp, help!
    ... ropey, it will constrict everything. I have found the Soma to be the only MR that helps. The downside is that ... have done a little research and would like to try the Soma , if it's OK with him. Also, please don't overdo...

  35. Emergency Stock
    ... BT meds, 15 days of my LA meds and even more of my Soma . So, I feel I can at least titrate down some, in case...

  36. On-line pharmacies
    ... show a herniation. So, I was considering ordering soma on line, as I had used it in the past for gout flare...

  37. pain mgmt for beginners
    ... this in samples) I am going to have to go back to Soma once this runs out, because my insurance doesn't cover...

  38. Soma-what to expect
    ... doc just switched me from Flexeril 10 mg 3x daily to Soma 250mg 2 times daily. If you take this, can you tell...
    ... soma was the only thing that seemed to do anything for ... extremely drowsy, and that didn't happen to me with the soma . I found it to be stronger, but everything effects...
    ... Hi Lisa, I have also found Soma to be a much better MR thn any I have taken. And I ... I wish you the best with your new job. I think the Soma will help, because it is a little different than the...
    ... Thank you so much for your responses. I started the soma last night and took dose 2 this morning. I am tired...
    ... flexeril - it knocks me out for the count. I use soma and have found if I take 1/2 it works pretty decent...
    ... with it other than so tired all of the time. The soma isn't really working yet but I'm not giving up this...
    ... [QUOTE=Frosty6;3584552]The soma isn't really working yet but I'm not giving up this...
    ... Hi Lisa, I think Soma is considered 'stronger' than flexaril, for one thing ... , Soma is a narcotic and can be addictive, but many people ... forever thing. If you have a lot of spasms and the soma isnt helping, you might want to try baclofen, I switched...
    ... keep it together. Everyone is so kind. Is the soma helping you? Good luck with working. You are very...
    ... doc just switched me from Flexeril 10 mg 3x daily to Soma 250mg 2 times daily. If you take this, can you tell ... free holiday weekend. Sincerely, Lisa HiLisa, Soma really helped my spasms in comparison to flexeril...
    ... Thank you so much for your responses. I started the soma last night and took dose 2 this morning. I am tired...
    ... tried nearly everything in the book. So far, the soma doesn't seem to be helping me out. I've only been ... haven't had any of the effects you mentioned with the soma . So far, I haven't noticed it helping either. Especially ... Neurontin then maybe I will see an improvement with the Soma . I've only taken it a week and I know some meds take...

  39. Ameritox drug screening
    ... to detect meds that other tests simply can't, like Soma . My docs know how much the test cost, we sign a waiver...

  40. analgesic adjuvants
    ... I take a Oxycontin, Vicodin and Soma every day. I also take Xanax or Klonopin for anxiety...

  41. Muscle relaxer tolerance
    ... take muscle relaxers for pain. I have been taking Soma 350mg, usually 2 per dayfor about a month, and was ... take the Skalexin for about 4 days and then try to Soma again. Any thoughts or advice?...
    ... the meds for the 20 to 30 days then go back to the soma . Then if it does not work I would call the doctor...
    ... You will certainly get tolotance/dependence on Soma (it is metabolised to the tranquiliser meprobamate...
    ... you said your doctor doesn't believe in the 4x a day Soma because my PM clinic doesn't use it period. They...
    ... haven't found one that I would say works. I had used soma and flexiril in the past with no luck. Maybe I am...


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