Carisoprodol

Details About Generic Salt ::  Carisoprodol 

Main Medicine Class:: Musculoskeletal Disorders , Pain   Sub Medicine Class ::  Skeletal Muscle Relaxants

12A. SKELETAL MUSCLE RELAXANTS in 12. MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS & PAIN
CARISOPRODOL
CARBAMATE DERIVATIVE | CENTRALLY ACTING SKELETAL MUSCLE RELAXANT
PK: M: Hepatic E: Urine

Indications & Dose: MUSCLE SPASM ASSOCIATED WITH MUSCULOSKELETAL CONDITIONS Short-term symptomatic therapy PO Adult 250-350mg TID/QID 2-3 wk Elderly < 50% of adult dose

Contra: Hypersensitivity, acute intermittent porphyria

Precautions: Renal/hepatic impairment, history of drug abuse/acute alcoholism, avoid prolonged use, patients with reduced function alleles of CYP2C19, elderly

ADR: Serious: Anaphylactic shock, syncope, tachycardia, bronchospasm, abuse & addiction, Others: drowsiness, dizziness, headache, sedation, altered mental state, psychomotor impairment, transient quadriplegia

DDI: Serious Opioids CNS depressant effects enhanced by drug

Diet: With/without food

Monitor: CNS effects, relief of pain & muscle spasm, signs of drug abuse in addiction-prone individuals

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