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Soma Compound with Codeine

Soma Compound with Codeine Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: Soma Compound with Codeine

Generic Name: aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Pronunciation: AS pir in, kar EYE soe PROE dol, and KOE deen)

What is aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine (Soma Compound with Codeine)?

Aspirin is a salicylate (sa-LIS-il-ate) that reduces substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation. Aspirin is also a fever reducer.

Carisoprodol is a muscle relaxer that works by blocking pain sensations between the nerves and the brain.

Codeine is an opioid pain medication. An opioid is sometimes called a narcotic.

The combination of aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine is used together with rest and physical therapy to treat pain, muscle spasm, and other symptoms related to injuries and other painful muscular conditions.

Aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

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:

  • runny nose, wheezing, trouble breathing;
  • easy bruising or bleeding;
  • bleeding from your rectum or blood in your stools, vomiting, weight loss, night-time stomach pain;
  • coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds;
  • ringing in your ears;
  • fast heart rate, feeling like you might pass out;
  • skin rash, bruising, severe tingling, numbness, pain, muscle weakness;
  • joint pain, extreme weakness, confusion, loss of movement in your arms or legs, double vision or temporary loss of vision (these effects may occur within minutes or hours after taking the medicine); or
  • severe skin reaction -- fever, sore throat, swelling in your face or tongue, burning in your eyes, skin pain, followed by a red or purple skin rash that spreads (especially in the face or upper body) and causes blistering and peeling.

Less serious side effects may include:

  • mild nausea, heartburn, stomach pain or upset, hiccups;
  • diarrhea, constipation;
  • loss of balance or coordination;
  • loss of appetite;
  • mild itching or skin rash;
  • drowsiness, dizziness, spinning sensation; or
  • flushing (warmth, redness, or tingly feeling).

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the Soma Compound with Codeine (carisoprodol, aspirin, and codeine) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

What is the most important information I should know about 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 bleeding disorder, a history of serious stomach problems caused by taking aspirin, or if you have ever had asthma or a severe allergic reaction to aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

Do not breast-feed while taking aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine.

Before you take this medication, tell your doctor if you have asthma or sulfite allergy, kidney or liver disease, a breathing disorder, a history of stomach ulcer or intestinal blockage, or a history of drug or alcohol addiction. 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).

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.

Avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase your risk of stomach bleeding.

This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how aspirin, carisoprodol, and codeine will affect you.

Codeine may be habit-forming and should be used only by the person for whom it was prescribed. Keep this medication in a secure place where others cannot get to it.

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