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SOMA is indicated for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions in adults.
SOMA should only be used for short periods (up to two or three weeks) because adequate evidence of effectiveness for more prolonged use has not been established and because acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions are generally of short duration [see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION].
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dose of SOMA is 250 mg to 350 mg three times a day and at bedtime. The recommended maximum duration of SOMA use is up to two or three weeks.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
250 mg Tablets: round, convex, white tablets, inscribed with SOMA 250
350 mg Tablets: round, convex, white tablets, inscribed with SOMA 350
Storage And Handling
250 mg Tablets: round, convex, white tablets, inscribed with SOMA 250; available in bottles of 100 (NDC 0037-2250-10) and bottles of 30 (NDC 0037-2250-30).
350 mg Tablets: round, convex, white tablets, inscribed with SOMA 350; available in bottles of 100 (NDC 0037-2001-01).
Store at controlled room temperature 20° - 25°C (68° - 77°F).
Meda Pharmaceuticals Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc. Somerset, New Jersey 08873-4120. Revised: 1/2013
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/1/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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