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Carisoprodol/Aspirin
Musculoskeletal pain
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Drug Name:

Carisoprodol/Aspirin Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Carisoprodol 200mg, aspirin 325mg; tabs.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Carisoprodol/Aspirin:

Painful musculoskeletal conditions.

Adult:

1–2 tabs 4 times daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

NSAID allergy. Varicella or influenza in teenagers. Coagulation disorders. Porphyria.

Warnings/Precautions:

Peptic ulcer. Gastritis. Renal or hepatic dysfunction. Drug abuse. Monitor blood pressure, BUN, uric acid levels. Elderly. Debilitated. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Alcohol, CNS depressants, oral anticoagulants, hypoglycemics, and plasma bound drugs (e.g., methotrexate) potentiated. NSAIDs, corticosteroids and oral anticoagulants increase risk of GI bleeding. Uricosurics antagonized. Urine alkalinizers or acidifiers decrease or increase, respectively, plasma levels of aspirin.

Pharmacological Class:

Muscle relaxant (central) + salicylate.

Adverse Reactions:

Dizziness, drowsiness, GI upset or bleeding, rash, tachycardia, orthostatic hypotension. Rare idiosyncratic reaction (see literature).

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Soma Compound.

How Supplied:

Contact supplier.

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