Generic Name: carisoprodol
Brand Name: Soma
Carisoprodol is the generic form of the prescription drug Soma, which is used to relax muscles and help alleviate pain from muscle spasms. Carisoprodol belongs to a group of drugs known as muscle relaxants. It was originally approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor. Do not increase your dose or use this drug more often or for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects will increase.