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  • Abuse of Muscle Relaxers

    Abuse of Muscle Relaxers

    Prescription drugs that are used as muscle relaxers work to relieve pain and relax contracted (tightened) muscles. Damage to the muscles can occur as a result of overexertion due to physical exercise, or because of certain illnesses. Spinal cord and other injuries can also result in muscle damage or can cause muscle spasms.
    Types of Muscle Relaxers That Are Abused There are several...

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  • Soma Addiction and Abuse

    Soma Addiction and Abuse

    Soma, also known by its generic name Carisoprodol, is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) that are sent to the brain. Soma is a centrally acting muscle relaxant that works on the nerves to relieve muscular pain. The liver metabolizes this drug into Meprobamate, a Barbiturate medication with anti-anxiety and sedative properties.
    Soma is not considered...

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  • Prescription Soma (Carisoprodol) Drug Abuse and Addiction

    Prescription Soma (Carisoprodol) Drug Abuse and Addiction

    Abusing Soma or Carisoprodol May Alleviate More Than Muscle Pain! Soma Abuse can lead to serious dependency and addiction. Carisoprodol is a muscle relaxer that is legally prescribed for the treatment of pain due to muscle injury and muscle spasms.
    Soma is the brand name for Carisoprodol and comes in tablet form. Soma is also available combined with aspirin or codeine in prescription form....

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