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Condition: Muscle Spasm
7/24/2008 6:50:57 PM

Reviewer: Milo, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Soma is definitely the most effective muscle relaxant ever prescribed for me for tension headaches due to muscle spasms of the neck. It also has a general relaxing, calming effect and helps with sleep. However, it can have unexpected side effects, especially at higher doses, such as drowsiness, feeling/acting "high", etc. Also, Soma can interact with other medications used to treat tensi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Muscle Spasm
6/30/2008 8:53:53 AM

Reviewer: raven361970, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
feeling relaxed

Condition: Muscle Spasm
6/27/2008 4:52:18 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I want to warn anyone that takes this drug to be very careful as it is terribly addictive. However, you have to have an addictive personality to become addicted. I began taking Soma for Fibromyalgia and thus began a long journey of addiction, going from doctor to doctor to get more Soma and ultimately legal problems that stemmed from my abuse. Soma is probably good for short-term use, but even ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Muscle Spasm
6/25/2008 12:54:04 PM

Reviewer: bct, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Soma made me too sleepy during the day. Found a similiar drug in skelaxine with same results and less of this side effect, although more expensive too.

Condition: Muscle Spasm
6/3/2008 3:48:15 PM

Reviewer: bradl2585, 19-24 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
not strong enough and i am on 350mg oral, i was paralyzed at 13 yrs old

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