Were you looking for information about Carisoprodol? Carisopodol is a common misspelling of carisoprodol.
Carisoprodol (Soma®) is a prescription medication licensed for the short-term treatment of muscle spasms. This medication comes in the form of tablets and is typically taken three times daily and at bedtime. Although carisoprodol is not a controlled substance, it has the potential to be abused and should only be taken for two or three weeks at a time. Most people tolerate the drug well, but side effects are possible. Some of the most common side effects include drowsiness, dizziness, and headaches.
(For the complete eMedTV article on this muscle relaxant, click Carisoprodol. This article offers an in-depth look at how carisoprodol works, possible side effects, and safety precautions. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)