Recreational users of carisoprodol usually seek its potentially heavy sedating, relaxant, and anxiolytic effects. Also, because of its potentiating effects on narcotics, it is often abused in conjunction with many opioid drugs. Also it is not detected on standard drug testing screens.
Besides, is Soma physically addicting?
Withdrawal from Soma is not as severe as withdrawal from a highly addictive narcotic. Soma withdrawal symptoms can include abdominal cramps, nausea, headaches, and insomnia. With Soma abuse, however, the withdrawal problem is rarely limited to the effects of one drug.
What is Soma 350 mg used for?
Carisoprodol is a muscle relaxer that works by blocking pain sensations between the nerves and the brain. Carisoprodol is used together with rest and physical therapy to treat injuries and other painful musculoskeletal conditions. Carisoprodol may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Is Soma 350 mg a controlled substance?
Until 12 December 2011, when the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) issued the final ruling placing the substance carisoprodol into Schedule IV of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), carisoprodol was not a controlled substance.