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(carisoprodol and aspirin) Tablets, USP for Oral Use
Soma Compound (carisoprodol and aspirin tablets, USP) is a fixed-dose combination product containing the following two products:
- 200 mg of carisoprodol, a centrally-acting muscle relaxant
- 325 mg of aspirin, an analgesic with antipyretic and anti-inflammatory properties.
It is available as a two-layered, white and orange, round tablet for oral administration.
Carisoprodol: Chemically, carisoprodol is N-isopropyl-2-methyl-2-propyl-1,3-propanediol dicarbamate and its molecular formula is C12H24N2O4, with a molecular weight of 260.33. The structural formula of carisoprodol is:
Aspirin: Chemically, aspirin (acetylsalicyclic acid) is 2-(acetyloxy)-, benzoic acid and its molecular formula is C9H8O4, with a molecular weight of 180.16. The structural formula of aspirin is:
Other ingredients in the Soma Compound (carisoprodol and aspirin) drug product are croscarmellose sodium, FD&C Red #40, FD&C Yellow #6, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, starch, and stearic acid.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/9/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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