Soma Compound with Codeine
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Soma Compound with Codeine
Soma Compound with Codeine Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?
- What are the possible side effects of aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?
- What is the most important information I should know about aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?
- How should I take aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Soma Compound with Codeine)?
- What happens if I overdose (Soma Compound with Codeine)?
- What should I avoid while taking aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?
- What other drugs will affect aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Soma Compound with Codeine)?
Since aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine is taken as needed, you may not be on a dosing schedule. If you are taking the medication regularly, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Soma Compound with Codeine)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of this medication can be fatal.
Overdose symptoms may include rapid breathing, vomiting, fever, sweating, diarrhea, thirst, extreme weakness or dizziness, headache, vision problems, confusion, ringing in your ears, muffled hearing, pinpoint pupils, fainting, weak or shallow breathing, or breathing that stops.
What should I avoid while taking aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?
This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine will affect you.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any other cold, allergy, or pain medicine. Aspirin (sometimes abbreviated as ASA) is contained in many combination medicines. Taking certain products together can cause you to get too much aspirin. Check the label to see if a medicine contains aspirin.
Avoid using antacids without your doctor's advice. Use only the type of antacid your doctor recommends. Some antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
What other drugs will affect aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?
Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by carisoprodol or codeine.
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven);
- ammonium chloride, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), K-Phos;
- methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall);
- probenecid (Benemid);
- oral diabetes medication; or
- steroids such as prednisone, fluticasone (Advair), mometasone (Asmanex, Nasonex), dexamethasone (Decadron, Hexadrol) and others.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Soma Compound with Codeine Information
- Soma Compound with Codeine Drug Interactions Center: carisoprodol-asa-codeine oral
- Soma Compound with Codeine Side Effects Center
- Soma Compound with Codeine Overview including Precautions
- Soma Compound with Codeine FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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