Carisoprodol

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Scientific Name: Carisoprodol
Brand Name: Soma, Vanadom
Company Owner: Meda pharmaceuticals meda pharmaceuticals inc, Able laboratories inc, Actavis totowa llc, Advent pharmaceuticals inc, Aurobindo pharma ltd, Concord laboratories inc, Corepharma llc, Mutual pharmaceutical co inc, Pioneer pharmaceuticals inc, Sandoz inc, Sun pharmaceutical industries ltd, Vintage pharmaceuticals inc, Watson laboratories inc, West ward pharmaceutical corp, Schering corp sub schering plough corp
Mechanism Of Action The mechanism of action of carisoprodol in relieving discomfort associated with acute painful musculoskeletal conditions has not been confirmed. In studies using animal models, the muscle relaxation that is induced by carisoprodol is associated with a change in the interneuronal activity of the spinal cord and of the descending reticular formation, located in the brain.
Description of the Drug: Carisoprodol is a centrally acting muscle relaxant used to relieve the discomfort associated with various musculoskeletal conditions.
Protein Data Bank: Not Available
Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00395