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Soma Compound with Codeine

Soma Compound with Codeine Patient Information including How Should I Take

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to aspirin, carisoprodol, codeine, or meprobamate (Equanil, Miltown), or if you have:

  • porphyria (a genetic enzyme disorder that causes symptoms affecting the skin or nervous system);
  • a bleeding or blood clotting disorder such as hemophilia;
  • a history of serious stomach problem (bleeding, perforation, obstruction) caused by taking aspirin; or
  • a history of asthma or severe allergic reaction (aspirin triad syndrome) caused by taking aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

To make sure you can safely take aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine, tell your doctor if you have any of these other conditions:

  • asthma, or sulfite allergy;
  • kidney disease;
  • liver disease;
  • a breathing disorder;
  • a history of stomach ulcer or intestinal blockage; or
  • a history of drug or alcohol addiction.

Codeine may be habit forming and should be used only by the person for whom it was prescribed. Never share aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it.

FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.

This medication can pass into breast milk. The use of codeine by some nursing mothers may lead to life-threatening side effects in the baby. Aspirin use while breast-feeding could cause bleeding in the infant. Do not breast-feed while taking aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine.

Do not give this medicine to a child younger than 12 years old without medical advice. This medication should not be given to a child or teenager who has a fever, especially if the child also has flu symptoms or chicken pox. Aspirin can cause a serious and sometimes fatal condition called Reye's syndrome in children.

How should I take aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?

Take exactly as prescribed. Never take aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine in larger amounts, or for longer than recommended by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label. Tell your doctor if the medicine seems to stop working as well in relieving your pain.

Do not take this medication for longer than 2 to 3 weeks unless your doctor has told you to.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse while using aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine.

Store at room temperature away from, moisture, heat, and light.

Keep track of the amount of medicine used from each new bottle. Aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine is a drug of abuse and you should be aware if anyone is using your medicine improperly or without a prescription.

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