Soma Compound with Codeine

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Soma Compound with Codeine (carisoprodol, aspirin, and codeine phosphate tablets) (carisoprodol, aspirin, and codeine phosphate tablets, USP) is a fixed-dose combination product containing the following three products:

  • 200 mg of carisoprodol, a centrally-acting muscle relaxant
  • 325 mg of aspirin, an analgesic with antipyretic and anti-inflammatory properties
  • 16 mg of codeine phosphate, a centrally-acting narcotic analgesic.

It is available as a two-layered, white and yellow, oval-shaped tablet for oral administration.

Carisoprodol: Chemically, carisoprodol is N-isopropyl-2-methyl-2-propyl-1,3propanediol dicarbamate and its molecular formula is C12H24N2O4, with a molecular weight of 260.33. The structural formula of carisoprodol is:

Carisoprodol Structural Formula Illustration

Aspirin: Chemically, aspirin (acetylsalicyclic acid) is 2-(acetyloxy)-, benzoic acid and its molecular formula is C9H8O4, with a molecular weight of 180.16. The structural formula of aspirin is:

Codeine Phosphate: Chemically, codeine phosphate is 7,8-Didehydro-4,5?-epoxy-3methoxy-17-methylmorphinan-6?-ol phosphate (1:1) (salt) hemihydrate and its molecular formula is C18H24NO7P, with a molecular weight of 406.37. The structural formula of codeine phosphate is:

Other ingredients in the Soma Compound with Codeine (carisoprodol, aspirin, and codeine phosphate tablets) drug product are croscarmellose sodium, D&C Yellow #10, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidine, sodium metabisulfite, starch, and stearic acid.

What are the possible side effects of aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • weak or shallow breathing;
  • loss of balance or coordination, loss of feeling in your arms or legs;
  • feeling irritable, agitated, or confused;
  • tremors, seizure...

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Soma Compound with Codeine Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: Soma Compound with Codeine

Generic Name: aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Pronunciation: AS pir in, kar EYE soe PROE dol, and KOE deen)

  • What is aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?
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What is aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?

Aspirin is in a group of drugs called salicylates (sa-LIS-il-ates). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation. Aspirin is also a fever reducer.

Carisoprodol is a muscle relaxer that works by blocking pain sensations between the nerves and the brain.

Codeine is in a group of drugs called narcotic pain medicines.

The combination of aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine is used together with rest and physical therapy to treat pain, muscle spasm, and other symptoms related to injuries and other painful muscular conditions.

Aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What are the possible side effects of aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • weak or shallow breathing;
  • loss of balance or coordination, loss of feeling in your arms or legs;
  • feeling irritable, agitated, or confused;
  • tremors, seizure (convulsions);
  • vision loss, ringing in your ears;
  • runny nose, wheezing, trouble breathing;
  • feeling like you might pass out;
  • night time stomach pain, vomiting, weight loss, severe constipation;
  • black, bloody, or tarry stools; or
  • coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • drowsiness, dizziness, spinning sensation;
  • headache, depressed mood;
  • mild nausea, heartburn, upset stomach, loss of appetite;
  • diarrhea, constipation;
  • mild itching or skin rash; or
  • warmth, redness, or tingly feeling in your face.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is the most important information I should know about aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?

Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are pregnant. It could harm the unborn baby. Use effective birth control, and tell your doctor if you become pregnant during treatment.

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to aspirin, carisoprodol, codeine, or meprobamate, or if you have porphyria, a history of stomach bleeding or perforation, or a history of asthma or severe allergic reaction to aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

Before you take aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine, tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease, asthma or other breathing disorder, stomach ulcer, intestinal blockage, a head injury, seizures, gout, diabetes, a pancreas or gallbladder disorder, enlarged prostate, urination problems, mental illness, or a history of drug or alcohol addiction.

This medication should not be given to a child or teenager who has a fever, especially if the child also has flu symptoms or chicken pox. Aspirin can cause a serious and sometimes fatal condition called Reye's syndrome in children.

Stop using this medication and call your doctor at once if you have any symptoms of bleeding in your stomach or intestines. Symptoms include black, bloody, or tarry stools, and coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.

This medication may be habit-forming and should be used only by the person it was prescribed for. Aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine should never be given to another person, especially someone who has a history of drug abuse or addiction. Keep the medication in a secure place where others cannot get to it.

Do not drink alcohol while you are taking this medication. Dangerous side effects or death can occur when alcohol is combined with a narcotic pain medicine. Alcohol may also increase your risk of stomach bleeding while taking aspirin.

Never take more than your prescribed dose of aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine. Tell your doctor if the medicine seems to stop working as well in relieving your pain.

This medication can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.

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