Carisoprodol (Adverse effects)
Central skeletal muscle relaxant. Carisoprodol acts on the neural systems that control muscle pitch and movement.
Hypersensitivity to carisoprodol and meprobamate. Do not administer carisoprodol in case of myasthenia gravis or porphyria. Do not take along with alcohol and psychotropic drugs or CNS depressants. Do not administer during pregnancy and lactation.
Precaution should be taken in patients with hepatic insufficiency, risk of psychological dependence and abuse.
It is not indicated in children.
Hypersensibility, skin rush and erythematous reactions.
Somnolence, dizziness, vertigo, headache, ataxia, agitation, irritability, insomnia.
Tachycardia, postural hypotension. Nausea, vomiting, hiccups, epigastric discomfort. Transient quadriplegia, temporary loss of vision, diplopia, dysarthria, euphoria, confusion, disorientation.
Carisoprodol potentiates effect of narcotics, CNS depressants or barbiturates.
Gene or region studied