PRO SOMA 500 MG- The main active constituent of this medication is Carisoprodol.It works by blocking the pain sensation at the site of injury, from the nerves to the brain via spinal cord.Its mechanism of action is related to its calming and soothing properties, either directly or indirectly, through the effects of active metabolite of Carisoprodol. Moreover, it also produces antipyretic and analgesic effects.
HOW TO TAKE PRO SOMA?
A pain medication is to be taken orally, 3-4 times a day. It is suggested to use this drug for not more than 3-4 weeks. The dose is to be carefully selected according to the severity and type of pain. Do not take more than suggested dose of this drug as overdose of this drug may lead to dependence.
Do not stop using this drug abruptly as it can lead to withdrawal symptoms such as stomach pain, insomnia, severe headache, nausea and convulsions after its persistent use. To prevent this situation decrease the dose of this drug gradually. It may affect your thinking or reaction capabilities, hence avoid driving or other such activities after taking this drug.
ADVERSE EFFECTS OF PRO SOMA:-
The common side effects of Pro Somaare irritability, depression, anxiety, Lack of sleep, headache, chills, fainting, temporary vision loss and changes in vision, Faintness and sleepiness, Loss of coordination, seizures, paralysis, confusion and redness of face.
PRO SOMA SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN IN FOLLOWING CASES:-
In case you have a medical history of any disease like epilepsy, muscle spasms, spinal and cerebral palsies, stiffness, dystonia, always consult your doctor before taking it.
A person may become addicted to this drug if consumed in excessive amounts. It should not be recommended to another person, especially who have a history of drug or alcohol abuse.
If you have Kidney disease and hepatic disorder, don’t take this drug.
Persons with alcohol or drug abuse history should not take this drug as they are prone to get addicted to this drug.
Don’t take this drug if you are suffering from porphyria and seizures.
PRECAUTIONS AND WARNINGS:-
Generic Pro Soma should not be used in children with age group below 12 years.
Avoid driving and other type of physical work which demand alertness as this medicine may cause dizziness or sedation.
Pro Soma may be risky for an unborn baby as it has a tendency to pass into breast milk. It is always advisable to tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant during treatment.
Pro Soma is not prescribed for a person who has a history of drug abuse or addiction since Pro Soma is a habit-forming drug.
One should not consume alcohol or alcoholic beverages while taking Pro Soma.
During pregnancy, this drug should only be used if approved by the doctor.
Before using Pro Soma, you should tell your doctor in case you are hypersensitive to this drug or have a history of any other form of allergy.
IF YOU HAVE SKIPPED A DOSE:-
In case you skip a dose take another dose as soon as you remember, and then go back to taking your medicines as recommended. Follow your drug regimen regularly and avoid skipping the dose. Do not take double dose in order to make up for the skipped dose
IF YOU HAVE TAKEN AN OVERDOSE:-
Overdosing should be avoided at any cost as it may lead to adverse effects. In case of emergency, contact your doctor immediately.
CORRECT STORAGE CONDITIONS:-
The drug should be stored in cool and shady atmosphere. It should be stored away from direct sunlight and heat. It should be stored away from the reach of children and pests. Avoid storing expired medicine.