Carisoprodol vs Methocarbamol

Carisoprodol
(Rx)
Methocarbamol
(Rx)
Carisoprodol is a muscle relaxant.
Methocarbamol is a muscle relaxant.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for Spasms
2.3
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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June 12, 1979
February 25, 1974
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
5,258 Discussions
3,396 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Spasms
#2 for Back Pain
Carisoprodol is prescribed for Back Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Spasms
Methocarbamol is prescribed for Tetanus and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Car
Addiction
8
Withdrawal Symptoms
7
Euphoria
5
Drowsiness
4
Nausea
4
Depression
2
Dry Mouth
2
Blisters
1
Migraines
1
Drug Addiction
1
Met
Nausea
9
Dry Mouth
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Addiction
4
Depression
2
Migraines
2
Euphoria
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Vomiting
1
Opiate Withdrawal
1
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Methocarbamol
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Addiction
Car
Met
8
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
Car
Met
7
5
Euphoria
Car
Met
5
1
Drowsiness
Car
Met
4
0
Nausea
Car
Met
4
9
Depression
Car
Met
2
2
Dry Mouth
Car
Met
2
5
Blisters
Car
Met
1
0
Migraines
Car
Met
1
2
Drug Addiction
Car
Met
1
0
Nausea
Met
Car
9
4
Dry Mouth
Met
Car
5
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Met
Car
5
7
Addiction
Met
Car
4
8
Depression
Met
Car
2
2
Migraines
Met
Car
2
1
Euphoria
Met
Car
1
5
High Blood Pressure
Met
Car
1
0
Vomiting
Met
Car
1
0
Opiate Withdrawal
Met
Car
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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C Category C
Before taking Carisoprodol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Methocarbamol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Carisoprodol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Methocarbamol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Pill
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Carisoprodol
Methocarbamol
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Carisoprodol and Methocarbamol: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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