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Soma vs Methocarbamol for a female patient aged 59

Summary: 2,179 female patients aged 59 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Soma vs Methocarbamol for a female aged 59. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Soma (latest outcomes from 9,575 users) has active ingredients of carisoprodol. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Methocarbamol (latest outcomes from 3,275 users) has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in muscle spasms.

On Mar, 28, 2015: 2,179 female patients aged 55 who take the same drugs are studied in Soma vs Methocarbamol

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female55Muscle Relaxant Therapy

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Soma carisoprodolMeda Pharms
Methocarbamol methocarbamolAble

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 55 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Soma (Meda Pharms)Methocarbamol (Able)
NauseaAnxiety
PainBack Pain
AnxietyNausea
DepressionPain
Drug IneffectiveFall
HeadachePain In Extremity
InsomniaDyspnoea
Chest PainDizziness
DizzinessInsomnia
Back PainVomiting

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Soma (Meda Pharms)Methocarbamol (Able)
FatigueItching Scar
DizzinessDepression
Joint PainAnxiety
Pain - MusclesTongue Biting
Loss Of AppetiteHepatic Steatosis
Low ThyroidBreast Cancer Female
High Blood CholesterolInsomnia
Sleep DisorderCold Intolerance
Muscle WeaknessInflammation
Drug Withdrawal SyndromeRib Cage Pain

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Soma2.38%31.75%36.51%16.67%12.70%
Methocarbamol7.46%28.36%44.78%13.43%5.97%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Soma (carisoprodol) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Methocarbamol (methocarbamol) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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