3 patient evaluations for Carisoprodol taken for the purpose of 'muscle spasms' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Jul 9, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1050 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: helps with downward cascade toward sleep or rest
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 8, 2011 (Started Sep 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Improve mobility)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1050 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 8, 2010 (Started May 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Severe (flu like symptoms, whole body ache, irritability, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: This medication made me feel sick with flu-like symptoms a few hours after taking it.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: whole body ache, irritability, flu like symptoms, headaches

Sep 1, 2010 (Started May 06, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Severe (flu like symptoms, whole body ache, irritability, headaches)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Advice & Tips: I am unable to take this very often as I have severe side effects a few hours after taking it, such as flu-like symptoms. If my muscle spasms seem severe enough I will take it and combat the side effects with 600-800mg ibuprofen.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: whole body ache, irritability, flu like symptoms, headaches

  • 0 helpful marks
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