|What are the possible side effects of
If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking
carisoprodol and seek emergency medical attention:
An allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat;
swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives); paralysis (loss of
feeling) or extreme weakness; vision loss; or agitation or tremor.
Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Continue
to take carisoprodol and talk to your doctor if you experience
drowsiness or dizziness; headache; depression; blurred vision; insomnia;
Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your
doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially
What other drugs will affect carisoprodol?
Many drugs can increase the effects of carisoprodol, which can lead to
heavy sedation. Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you
are taking any of the following medicines: antihistamines such as
brompheniramine (Dimetane, Bromfed, others), chlorpheniramine
(Chlor-Trimeton, Teldrin, others), azatadine (Optimine), clemastine
(Tavist), and many others; narcotics (pain killers) such as meperidine
(Demerol), morphine (MS Contin, MSIR, others), propoxyphene (Darvon,
Darvocet), hydrocodone (Lorcet, Vicodin), oxycodone (Percocet,
Percodan), fentanyl (Duragesic), and codeine (Fiorinal, Fioricet,
Tylenol #3, others); sedatives such as phenobarbital (Solfoton,
Luminal), amobarbital (Amytal), and secobarbital (Seconal);
phenothiazines such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine), fluphenazine
(Prolixin), mesoridazine (Serentil), perphenazine (Trilafon),
prochlorperazine (Compazine), thioridazine (Mellaril), and
trifluoperazine (Stelazine); or antidepressants such as doxepin
(Sinequan), imipramine (Tofranil), nortriptyline (Pamelor), fluoxetine
(Prozac), paroxetine (Paxil), sertraline (Zoloft), phenelzine (Nardil),
and tranylcypromine (Parnate).
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with carisoprodol.
Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or