29 patient evaluations for Carisoprodol

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Jun 14, 2009 (Started May 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: I realized that if I don't take soma on a regular basis, my back can't move too well.
Side effects: sleepiness, nausea

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 30, 2008 (Started May 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle tension)
  • Side effects
    Mild (grogginess)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1400 mg Daily
Side effects: grogginess

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 23, 2009 (Started Sep 16, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle spasms in neck and shoulders)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness, dry mouth)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: dry mouth, sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 12, 2009 (Started Feb 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 350 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 15, 2009 (Started Jan 18, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 700 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I think my body got too used to this medication and after doubling the dose and still not experiencing any significant relief I stopped it and the doc put me on something called baclofen which for now does seem to be working. I take it at bedtime since it causes drowsiness.
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: sleepiness

Jan 18, 2009 (Started Jan 18, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 700 mg Daily
Side effects: sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 7, 2009 (Started Feb 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for muscle pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Mild (drowsiness, grogginess, sleepiness, dry mouth, constipation, somniloquy)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1050 mg Daily
Side effects: dry mouth, grogginess, drowsiness, constipation, sleepiness

Feb 18, 2009 (Started Feb 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in lower back)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (grogginess, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1050 mg Daily
Side effects: dry mouth, grogginess, drowsiness, constipation, sleepiness

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 19, 2009 (Started Sep 02, 2004)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for insomnia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: its help so ell to relax to sleep good and deep and long

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 11, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (drowsiness, sleepiness, brain fog)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: sometimes I can take this and I'm okay other times I take it and I'm a walking zombie or asleep oe just outofit sowhere scaring my neighbors and friends who don't understand what I'm going thru . So they all think I'm a druggie and I'm afraid to go out in public in case this is the time the pills are going to kick in and make me weird or mor weird than usual. I really hate life sometimes. When my neighbors call my husband and say I think she's OD'ing on something and these are people that are suppose to be your friends. I know not everybody knows my situation but it still hurts when it happens, you gey to the point where you just say screw it why bother going out I'll just get hurt anyways So you start staying home more and more. Or am I the only one that feel this way???????????
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: drowsiness, sleepiness, brain fog

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 24, 2009 (Started Nov 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (jerky movements)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 750 mg Daily
Side effects: jerky movements

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 12, 2010 (Started Feb 12, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Severe (vision problems, fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: vision problems, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks
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