Review: could Soma cause Death?


Death is found among people who take Soma, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Pain . We study 9,780 people who have side effects while taking Soma from FDA and social media. Among them, 137 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.

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Soma has active ingredients of carisoprodol. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from Soma 10,461 users)


Death has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, itching, drowsiness, insomnia, malaise (latest reports from 238,485 Death patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

9,780 people reported to have side effects when taking Soma.
Among them, 137 people (1.4%) have Death

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Soma cause Death?

Time on Soma when people have Death *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Death when taking Soma *:

  • female: 62.96 %
  • male: 37.04 %

Age of people who have Death when taking Soma *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.85 %
  • 20-29: 1.85 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 37.04 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 14.81 %

Severity if Death when taking Soma **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (39 people)
  • Anxiety (21 people)
  • Insomnia (12 people)
  • Depression (11 people)
  • Back Pain (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (37 people)
  • Oxycontin (28 people)
  • Ambien (27 people)
  • Valium (23 people)
  • Lortab (23 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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