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Why would my doctor prescribe carisoprodol?

A doctor would prescribe carisoprodol (Soma, Soprodal, Vanadom) as a muscle relaxant to be used with rest, physical therapy and other measures to relieve pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains and other muscle injuries.

Carisoprodol is sometimes prescribed for other reasons as well. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information about carisoprodol.

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