Carisoprodol and Aspirin
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Carisoprodol and Aspirin
CARISOPRODOL AND ASPIRIN
(carisoprodol and aspirin) Tablet
This is a combination product containing Carisoprodol, a centrally-acting muscle relaxant, plus aspirin, an analgesic with antipyretic and anti-inflammatory properties. It is available as a two layered, white and light lavender round tablet for oral administration. Chemically, Carisoprodol is N-isopropyl-2-methyl-2-propyl-1, 3-propanediol dicarbamate. Its empirical formula is C12H24N2O4, with a molecular weight of 260.33. The structural formula is:
Chemically, aspirin is benzoic acid, 2-(acetyloxy)-. Its empirical formula is C9H8O4 with a molecular weight of 180.16. The structural formula is:
Each tablet for oral administration contains Carisoprodol 200 mg and Aspirin 325 mg.
Each tablet contains the following inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, D&C Red #30, FD&C Blue #1, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, starch, stearic acid and other ingredients.
What are the precautions when taking carisoprodol and aspirin (Carisoprodol and Aspirin)?
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to carisoprodol or aspirin; or to meprobamate, tybamate, or mebutamate; or to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs-NSAIDs (such as ibuprofen); or to other salicylates (such as choline salicylate); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: a certain blood disorder (acute intermittent porphyria), asthma (including a history of worsening breathing with runny/stuffy nose after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs), growths in the nose (nasal polyps), stomach/intestine/esophagus...
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/28/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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