Carisoprodol 500mg tablet is an anti-inflammatory drug intended for muscle relaxation. It relieves pain, muscle spasms, and discomfort. This medicine is usually used along with physical therapy or other treatment. It helps muscles to relax and gives relief.
WAY OF ADMINISTRATION:
Take Carisoprodol 500mg tablets orally with or without food. Do not cut, crack, bite or triturate the tablet. Administer a full glass of water with each dose to avoid stomach upset.
SIDE EFFECTS OF CARISOPRODOL 500MG:
Here is the list of a few common side effects:
- Stomach irritation
If you are allergic to any of the ingredients then discuss it with your doctor, it may also give side effects that may lead to severe.
This is the list of severe side effects::
- Painful swallowing
- Ringing in the ears
- Changes in blood pressure
- Vision problems
- Weight gain
DOSAGE OF CARISOPRODOL 500MG:
The dose and treatment duration of the Carisoprodol muscle relaxant tablet depends upon the inflammation. Usually, it’s recommended for twice or thrice a day up to 2 to 3 weeks. Do not take an overdose or stop by yourself, do not continue even after the prescribed duration. Follow the given prescription and consult with the doctor for further treatment.
Keep at room temperature.
Keep away from sunlight.
Keep away from children.
Avoid taking Carisoprodol 500mg tablets if you have porphyria.
Do not suggest any other person as Carisoprodol is a habit-forming tablet.
Patients with kidney disease should tell their doctor about it as more doses of this medicine may cause kidney failure or worsen.
Patients with blood pressure problems should take the doctor’s advice for this medication as it causes an increase in blood pressure which gives undesirable side effects.
Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should avoid this medicine because it passes through breast milk and affects the baby’s growth.
Carisoprodol 500mg tablet interacts with the following drugs:
- Alcohol containing medicines
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