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Basic Drug Info
Drug Name:CARISOPRODOL
Manufacturer:MUTUAL PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY, INC.
Other Info:Manufactured by:MUTUAL PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY, INC.Philadelphia, PA 19124 USARev: June 2006Ch



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Indications and Usage
Carisoprodol is indicated as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.
Sensory Discomfort -- A feeling of mental or physical uneasiness, pain, or distress.

Contraindications
Carisoprodol is contraindicated in patients with acute intermittent porphyria, and in patients who are allergic to or who have had idiosyncratic reactions to carisoprodol or meprobamate related compounds.
Acute intermittent porphyria -- An autosomal dominant porphyria that is due to a deficiency of HYDROXYMETHYLBILANE SYNTHASE in the LIVER, the third enzyme in the 8-enzyme biosynthetic pathway of HEME. Clinical features are recurrent and life-threatening neurologic disturbances, ABDOMINAL PAIN, and elevated level of AMINOLEVULINIC ACID and PORPHOBILINOGEN in the urine.

Warnings
Patients should be warned that carisoprodol may have sedative properties and may impair the mental and/or physical abilities required for the performance of potentially hazardous tasks such as driving a motor vehicle or operating machinery.
Branded Drugs
The following US Branded drugs contain CARISOPRODOL


CARISOPRODOL AND ASPIRIN -- ACTAVIS TOTOWA LLC

CARISOPRODOL AND ASPIRIN -- PAR PHARMACEUTICAL INC

CARISOPRODOL AND ASPIRIN -- SANDOZ INC

CARISOPRODOL COMPOUND -- WATSON LABORATORIES INC

SOMA COMPOUND -- MEDA PHARMACEUTICALS MEDA PHARMACEUTICALS INC

CARISOPRODOL, ASPIRIN AND CODEINE PHOSPHATE -- ACTAVIS TOTOWA LLC

CARISOPRODOL, ASPIRIN AND CODEINE PHOSPHATE -- SANDOZ INC

SOMA COMPOUND W/ CODEINE -- MEDA PHARMACEUTICALS MEDA PHARMACEUTICALS INC

SOMA -- MEDA PHARMACEUTICALS MEDA PHARMACEUTICALS INC

RELA -- SCHERING CORP SUB SCHERING PLOUGH CORP


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