What is Soma?
Soma is a scheduled drug that belongs to the muscle relaxant medication class primarily used to treat musculoskeletal pain.
You can easily buy Soma online or purchase the medicine from a medical shop near you, but being a scheduled drug, buying or selling Soma without proper prescription is an act of criminal depravity under the law.
What are the uses of Soma?
Soma is a muscle relaxant medication that works on the brain and nervous system to relieve pain.
Soma dose will vary from patient to patient according to their health condition. Your doctor will initiate your treatment with the minimum possible dose and adjust your medicine dose as and when required. Your medicine dose will depend on certain factors, such as the age and weight of the patient, health condition, and how the patient responded to the first dose of the medicine.
The typical Soma dose will be:
Dosage for treating musculoskeletal pain
In the form of oral tablets
- For older adults (65 years and above)
Older adults’ internal organs might not work that well; therefore, doctors should be cautious while prescribing Soma dosage to them.
- For adults (between 18 to 64 years)
250 mg or 350 mg tablets thrice a day and one tablet at night before sleeping;
- For children (17 years or less)
Using Soma for treating patients younger than 18 years is not recommended.
What are the side effects of Soma?
Soma can cause you certain side effects. You should observe your health while using Soma.
Some common side effects symptoms include:
Though these common side effects don’t need much medical attention, you should consult your doctor ASAP if they bother you too much or are unbearable.
Please stop taking medicine and tell your doctor if you experience the following health issues:
- Seizures or convulsions
- Fast heartbeats
- Low blood pressure level
- Muscle stiffness
- Nausea or vomiting
- Pain in the abdomen
- Low blood cells count
- High serotonin level in the body resulting in agitation, hallucinations, fever, sweating, shivering, fast heart rate, stiff muscles, twitching, loss of coordination, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea
- Any other severe allergic reaction to the medicine
What precautions should you take while using Soma?
Soma is a habit-forming and highly addictive medicine even if taken at minimal dosages. Patients having pain can easily buy Soma online and use it either prescribed by the doctor or as mentioned on the prescription label. However, it is advisable to take care of the following precautions while using it:
- Your doctor will not advise you to take Soma if you are allergic to it or any of its components or similar medicines.
- Using Soma might not be safe if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. It can harm your child and make your baby dependent on the drug.
- To ensure that taking Soma is safe for you, please tell your doctor if you have or ever had liver disease, kidney disorders, seizures, or convulsions, and other health disorders.
- Health authorities have not approved Soma for anyone younger than 18 years.
- Sudden withdrawal is not safe; please consult your doctor before starting or stopping Soma.
- It can interact with other medication; therefore, please tell your doctor about all the medicines and therapies you are currently taking.
- Soma overdose can be fatal; consult your doctor ASAP if an overdose happens.
- You are likely to experience some side effects after taking Soma. These side effects don’t need any medical assistance if they are bearable or don’t bother you so much.
- Please consult your doctor to learn more about the risks and benefits associated with Soma and take necessary advice about all other precautions that you should take while using Soma.