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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of soma oral.

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Condition: Muscle Spasm
8/25/2014 1:19:05 AM

Reviewer: ladymaid88, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
sorry I had to rate this drug but haven't tried it yet. I have been on tramadol or ultram which ever you want to use. never had any problems or nothing with it. I take 200mg a day and now doc want me to take less and add other pills to help with the spasms. never had to do that but as I have been on them for 10 years they want me to cut back. so I guess they want everyone who takes a good pill ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Muscle Spasm
5/15/2014 8:21:45 PM

Reviewer: ComicEd, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was told I could no longer have soma, after cancer and 5 surgeries because "it is addicting" So after over 10 years of daily use it was suddenly taken away. I had no withdrawals, no urges, no problems at all… Why? Because Soma is not a narcotic! And therefore is not physically addicting! Since then, the only thing I have gained is more pain and muscular discomfort… I no longer go ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Muscle Spasm
4/9/2014 11:19:20 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
now Dr 's are saying this drug has been re- classified and is no longer considered a muscle relaxer . They will no longer give scripts for it. i was told it is now classified as a mood stablizer and that psych Dr's may now use it. I think it works very well but can cause drowsiness.

Condition: Muscle Spasm
4/3/2014 12:00:20 AM

Reviewer: deanna, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have tried different muscle relaxers over the years. Soma seems to be the most effective with my back spasms and with fibromyalgia.

Condition: Muscle Spasm
3/18/2014 7:57:14 AM

Reviewer: Melissa421, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My prescription is for 350 mg 2x a day, however, I only take these at bedtime because they make me so sleepy. I have severe sciatic nerve damage and this is what my neurologist changed me to after the flexeril stopped working. I read through the reviews and am blown away at the complaints about it being addictive, making people sleepy, feeling drunk, etc....does anyone READ the information that i ... Show Full Comment

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