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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Soma
Answer: It might cause the elevated liver enzymes, but not the mass on your liver. I'd stop the soma while you get an evaluation of the mass.
Answer: One to two tablets -up to four times a day.
Soma Compound [posted 8/13/98]
Answer: Actually they are orange/white. I've always assumed that the white is ASA due to the pill labeling (the orange is labeled SOMA), but I'm not absolutely sure - check with the company Wallace Labs: 609-655-6000.
Answer: Soma comp with codeine 16 mg is short hand for Soma Compound With Codeine. This is a combination of carisoprodol, aspirin, codeine phosphate(this is the 16 mg part). Carisoprodol is a centrally acting muscle relaxant. It is combined in this pill with aspirin and codeine to give maximum pain and inflammation relief along with muscle relaxation. Drowsiness would be the most common side effect with this drug.