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It helps to relieve pain and stiffness in muscles caused by strains, sprains, or other injury to your muscles.
               



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What is this medicine?

ASPIRIN; CARISOPRODOL (AS pir in; kar eye soe PROE dole) helps to relieve pain and stiffness in muscles caused by strains, sprains, or other injury to your muscles.

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • drink more than 3 alcohol- containing drinks per day
  • drug abuse or addiction
  • hemophilia, von Willebrand's disease, low platelets, or other bleeding problems
  • kidney disease or problems going to the bathroom
  • liver disease
  • lung or breathing disease, like asthma
  • peptic ulcer disease or gastrointestinal bleeding
  • porphyria
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to carisoprodol, aspirin, meprobamate, other medicines, lactose, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast- feeding

How should I use this medicine?

Take this medicine by mouth with a full glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. If it upsets your stomach, take it with food or milk. Do not take more medicine than you are told to take.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 12 years of age for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

What if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

What may interact with this medicine?

Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications
  • medicines that treat or prevent blood clots like warfarin or heparin
  • methotrexate

This medicine may also interact with the following medications

  • alcohol or medicines that contain alcohol
  • ammonium chloride
  • antacids
  • antihistamines
  • barbiturates, like phenobarbital
  • ethyl alcohol
  • medicines for depression, anxiety, and other mental conditions
  • medicines for diabetes
  • medicines for gout or arthritis
  • medicines for pain
  • medicines for sleep
  • NSAIDs, medicines for pain and inflammation, like ibuprofen or naproxen
  • phenothiazines like chlorpromazine, mesoridazine, prochlorperazine, thioridazine
  • probenecid
  • steroid medicines like prednisone or cortisone
  • sulfinpyrazone

               
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