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Basic Drug Info
Drug Name:Carisoprodol and Aspirin
Manufacturer:Par Pharmaceutical Inc
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Indications and Usage
Carisoprodol and Aspirin Tablets are indicated as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of pain, muscle spasm, and limited mobility associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.
Pain -- An unpleasant sensation induced by noxious stimuli which are detected by NERVE ENDINGS of NOCICEPTIVE NEURONS.

Spasm -- An involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles. Spasms may involve SKELETAL MUSCLE or SMOOTH MUSCLE.

Contraindications
Acute intermittent prophyria; bleeding disorders; allergic or idiosyncratic reactions to carisoprodol, aspirin, or related compounds.
Bleeding tendency --

Disease -- A definite pathologic process with a characteristic set of signs and symptoms. It may affect the whole body or any of its parts, and its etiology, pathology, and prognosis may be known or unknown.

Warnings

On very rare occasions, the first dose of carisoprodol has been followed by an idiosyncratic reaction with symptoms appearing within minutes or hours.

These may include extreme weakness, transient quadriplegia, dizziness, ataxia, temporary loss of vision, diplopia, mydriasis, dysarthia, agitation, euphoria, confusion and disorientation.

Although symptoms usually subside over the course of the next several hours, discontinue Carisoprodol and Aspirin Tablets and initiate appropriate supportive and symptomatic therapy which may include epinephrine and/or antihistamines.

In severe cases, corticosteriods may be necessary.

Severe reactions have been manifested by asthmatic episodes, fever, weakness, dizziness angioneurotic edema, smarting eyes, hypotension and anaphylactoid shock.

The effects of carisoprodol with agents such as alcohol, other CNS depressants, or psychotropic drugs may be additive.

Appropriate caution should be exercised with patients who may take one or more of these agents simultaneously with Carisoprodol and Aspirin Tablets.

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