Prosoma is an oral medicine used for the treatment of muscular-skeletal pain. Besides this, Prosoma tablets is also prescribed for muscle injuries, traumas of different origins, increased efficiency of different physical therapies, and post-operative treatment triggered by acute pain.
This medicine belongs to the class of carbonate drugs and produces all the similar effects like barbiturates. Also, it relates to meprobamate both structurally and pharmacologically.
Though highly effective, Prosoma is not for everyone. Age, physical health, current medicines, etc. play a crucial role for the doctor to determine whether or not Prosoma can be prescribed to the patient.
Prosoma is not advisable for pregnant women or children under 18 years of age.
Hence, make sure to visit your doctor & get a prescription before starting to use Prosoma.
Active ingredient: Carisprodol
Prescription required: Yes
Dosage availability: 500 Mg
How does Prosoma work?
Prosoma works by relaxing the muscles and blocking the pain-causing nerves. It blocks the nerve sensations in the part of the body, causing pain & thus makes the patient feel relieved.
- Prosoma should be taken following the instructions given by the doctor.
- The standard dosage of these oral tablets is one per day. Take it with a glass of water & swallow as a whole. Make sure not to chew, crush, or break the tablet.
- Prosoma can be used with or without food. Its working is not affected by food intake.
- Alcohol consumption is strictly prohibited from use with Prosoma. The patient should avoid drinking alcohol while undergoing treatment with Prosoma. Both alcohol and Prosoma lead to dizziness. And such dual effects may cause adverse health conditions.
- Please don’t overdose Prosoma. In case if Prosoma is not sufficient for you, talk to your doctor. Ask them if you can be prescribed with alternative medicine.
What to do if you forget to take Prosoma?
If you have missed or skipped any dosage, you may take Prosoma as soon as you remember. However, if your next scheduled dosage is near, you don’t need to take that missed dosage immediately.
Side Effects of Prosoma
Some of the commonly observed side-effects of Prosoma are as follows. They are temporary and mostly appear in moderate form. If you see them in severe nature and they don’t disappear within 48 hours, seek immediate medical attention.
- Mood Swings
- Irregular heartbeat
- Swelling on the eyes, face or other body parts
- Allergic reactions
- Trouble in breathing
- Upset stomach
Note: Not all the times are these side effects seen. Some patients may not observe any of them, while some may have them in a mild form. Please don’t panic as it all depends on the bodily response to the medicine.
- Prosoma can be stored between 15 to 25 degrees Celsius.
- Keep it out of the reach of children.
- Prosoma might not suit patients with cardiovascular problems. Hence, it should not be used if you have had a heart attack or surgery in the past six months.
- It might not be tolerable for kidney and liver patients. Discuss with your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease.
- Prosoma is not recommended to be used for patients with eye conditions like Glaucoma.
- Tell your doctor about your allergies and current medicines (if any). It helps them to decide whether or not you should be prescribed with Prosoma.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeed, or planning to conceive.
- Make sure not to do any attention-seeking activities like operating machinery, driving, etc. after taking Prosoma as it causes drowsiness.
1) Is Prosoma addictive?
Prosoma has shown habit-forming specifications in some patients. Once your prescribed dosage is over, ask your doctor if you should take Prosoma again. If you have to consume it for a long time, discuss the safe-discontinue of Prosoma with your doctor.
2) When should I use Prosoma?
Use Prosoma after consulting the doctor if you have muscular-skeletal pain or nerve pain. More conditions are mentioned above.
3) Is a prescription required for taking Prosoma?
Yes. We strongly recommend using Prosoma after getting a prescription from the doctor. It guides you for how long you should use Prosoma & the right dosage according to your medical conditions.
4) Is Prosoma safe to use during pregnancy?
No. We suggest you discuss with your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeed. Prosoma may cause excessive bleeding during delivery or may have adverse effects on the fetus.
5) Can I take Prosoma on an empty stomach?
Yes. Prosoma can be taken on an empty stomach or after meals.
6) When should I not use Prosoma?
- Don’t use Prosoma if you are allergic to Carisprodol.
- Also, if you’re using any other skeletal muscle relaxant medicine, avoid using Prosoma.
- In case of any severe health issues like heart problems, kidney and liver problems, eye problems, etc.
7) Which medicines don’t interact well with Prosoma?
The following medicines may conflict with Prosoma:
- Vitamin B12 tablets
- Vitamin D3 tablets