Carisoprodol is a Medicine belongs to muscle relaxant (Spasmolytic) group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2022   Edition : 38,

  ►   Brandname : Carisoma Compound; Somaflam; Relacton; Sodol Compound

  ►  Strength : Tablet with 250  mg, Tablet with 350  mg,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 481   Edition : 12,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2021   Edition : 38,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 painful muscle spasm Oral 250 350 mg Tablet t.i.d/q.i.d For up to 2 to 3 weeks.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 2021   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  

Ref :- Book :
►  Side Effect : drowsiness, Dizziness, headache, Idiosyncratic reactions, anaphylactic shock, syncope, tachycardia, Confusion, transient quadriplegia, bronchospasm,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2058   Edition : 37,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Carisoprodol is with Alcohol, CNS depressant, ,  NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  The CNS effects of carisoprodol may be potentiated by alcohol or other CNS depressants. Carisoprodol may cause hepatic enzyme induction and it may therefore affect the metabolism of a number of drugs. The metabolism of carisoprodol is mediated by the cytochrome P450 isoenzyme CYP2C19; use with other drugs that inhibit or induce this isoenzyme may result in changes in plasma concentration of carisoprodol,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2022   Edition : 38,


►  Contraindication : renal impairment, hepatic impairment,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2022   Edition : 38,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Carisoprodol is a centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant whose mechanism of action is not completely understood but may be related to its sedative actions,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2021   Edition : 38,

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Kava with Another pathway,

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • muscle relaxant effect . --- (Cairney, S., Clough, A., Maruff, P., Collie, A., Currie, B., & Currie, J. (2003). Saccade and Cognitive Function in Chronic Kava Users. Neuropsychopharmacology, 28(2), 389-396. doi:10.1038/sj.npp.1300052 )

  •   ►  URL -- http://www.nature.com/npp/journal/v28/n2/full/1300052a.html,


    Dietry Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- THIAMINE with Dietary Substance is Drug Enhancer,

      ►  Reference :-
  • Michael, Z. (2007). Hand book of nutrition. New York: Thieme Stuttgart

  •   ►  URL -- http://www.lifestyle-clinic.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/A-Z_Guide.pdf,


    ContraIndication Dietry Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- with 5-HTP cause excessive drawsiness when taken with muscle relaxcent ., ALCOHOL with may cause excessive drowsiness when taken with drug.,

      ►  Reference :-
  • Eldelberg, D. The New Age of nutritional and herbal remedies. New Zealand
  • Gaby, A. (2006). A–Z Guide to Drug-Herb-Vitamin Interactions. 2nd ed. New York: Three Rivers Press

  •   ►  URL -- https://books.google.co.in/books?id=WZhj8EO9N3sC&pg=PA49&lpg=PA49&dq=The+New+Age+of+nutritional+and+herbal+remedies.++book&source=bl&ots=UVld-vNZL0&sig=5KwkKUUvW45p0TkfVUCtMZxnbow&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiajLCNocrOAhVMto8KHfD2D-4Q6AEIMDAE#v=onepage&q=The%20, http://www.otto-wipfel.co.uk/otto/supplements-medication/DRUG-HERB-VITAMINS-INTERACTIONS-A-Z_Guide.pdf,

    ►   Route of Elimination :   Hepatic (Metabolism), Renal,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2022   Edition : 38,


    ►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   2 hours,    Max value :-   NA
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2022   Edition : 38,


    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   1.5 hours,    Max value :-   2 hours,
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2022   Edition : 38,