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Soma Compound with Codeine

SOMA® COMPOUND with CODEINE
(carisoprodol, aspirin and codeine phosphate, USP) Tablets for Oral Use

WARNING: May be habit-forming.

Soma Compound with Codeine

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Soma Compound with Codeine (carisoprodol, aspirin, and codeine phosphate tablets) (carisoprodol, aspirin, and codeine phosphate tablets, USP) is a fixed-dose combination product containing the following three products:

  • 200 mg of carisoprodol, a centrally-acting muscle relaxant
  • 325 mg of aspirin, an analgesic with antipyretic and anti-inflammatory properties
  • 16 mg of codeine phosphate, a centrally-acting narcotic analgesic.

It is available as a two-layered, white and yellow, oval-shaped tablet for oral administration.

Carisoprodol: Chemically, carisoprodol is N-isopropyl-2-methyl-2-propyl-1,3propanediol dicarbamate and its molecular formula is C12H24N2O4, with a molecular weight of 260.33. The structural formula of carisoprodol is:

Carisoprodol Structural Formula Illustration

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:

Aspirin Structural Formula Illustration

Codeine Phosphate: Chemically, codeine phosphate is 7,8-Didehydro-4,5α-epoxy-3methoxy-17-methylmorphinan-6α-ol phosphate (1:1) (salt) hemihydrate and its molecular formula is C18H24NO7P, with a molecular weight of 406.37. The structural formula of codeine phosphate is:

Codeine Phosphate Structural Formula Illustration

Other ingredients in the Soma Compound with Codeine (carisoprodol, aspirin, and codeine phosphate tablets) drug product are croscarmellose sodium, D&C Yellow #10, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidine, sodium metabisulfite, starch, and stearic acid.

What are the possible side effects of aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • black, bloody, or tarry stools;
  • coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
  • fast heart rate, feeling like you might pass out;
  • tremors, agitation, feeling irritable;
  • joint pain, extreme weakness, confusion, loss of movement in...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 12/4/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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