Soma and Facial pain - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Facial pain is found among people who take Soma, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Soma and have Facial pain. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,267 people who have side effects when taking Soma from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Oct, 01, 2022

15,267 people reported to have side effects when taking Soma.
Among them, 45 people (0.29%) have Facial pain.

What is Soma?

Soma has active ingredients of carisoprodol. It is often used in muscle spasms. eHealthMe is studying from 16,749 Soma users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Facial pain?

Facial pain is found to be associated with 2,018 drugs and 1,323 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Soma and Facial pain reports submitted per year:

Could Soma cause Facial pain?

Time on Soma when people have Facial pain *:

  • < 1 month: 75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Facial pain when taking Soma *:

  • female: 93.02 %
  • male: 6.98 %

Age of people who have Facial pain when taking Soma *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 10.26 %
  • 30-39: 12.82 %
  • 40-49: 12.82 %
  • 50-59: 61.54 %
  • 60+: 2.56 %

Common drugs people take besides Soma *:

  1. Xanax: 27 people, 60.00%
  2. Neurontin: 26 people, 57.78%
  3. Valium: 25 people, 55.56%
  4. Ativan: 23 people, 51.11%
  5. Zometa: 22 people, 48.89%
  6. Aredia: 21 people, 46.67%
  7. Zithromax: 20 people, 44.44%
  8. Naproxen: 18 people, 40.00%
  9. Celexa: 18 people, 40.00%
  10. Colace: 18 people, 40.00%

Common side effects people have besides Facial pain *:

  1. Depression: 32 people, 71.11%
  2. Injury: 30 people, 66.67%
  3. Weakness: 29 people, 64.44%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 28 people, 62.22%
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 24 people, 53.33%
  6. Cough: 24 people, 53.33%
  7. Urinary Tract Infection: 24 people, 53.33%
  8. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body): 24 people, 53.33%
  9. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement): 22 people, 48.89%
  10. Rashes (redness): 22 people, 48.89%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Stress And Anxiety: 17 people, 37.78%
  2. Breast Cancer Metastatic: 7 people, 15.56%
  3. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 4 people, 8.89%
  4. Depression: 4 people, 8.89%
  5. Migraine (headache): 4 people, 8.89%
  6. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body): 3 people, 6.67%
  7. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 3 people, 6.67%
  8. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2 people, 4.44%
  9. Headache (pain in head): 2 people, 4.44%
  10. High Blood Pressure: 2 people, 4.44%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Soma and have Facial pain?

Check whether Facial pain is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on carisoprodol (the active ingredients of Soma) and Soma (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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