Somadril is a prescription medication that’s used for the purpose of relaxing muscles, relieving stiffness, discomfort and it can also be used in order to treat spasms. Somadril works well, but it’s best that it not be used as a standalone treatment option for the problems listed. If you suffer from any of these problems you’ll also need to do other things such as get the proper rest, exercise, physical therapy as well as any other treatment your doctor advises you on.
The way Somadril works is it’s able to act on a person’s central nervous system. By doing this it’s able to signal to the muscles a specific effect. The drug typically comes in the form of tablets and this is how most people prefer to take them. There are certain people who would benefit the most from using this medication. Here’s a short list:
An athlete who has suffered a serious muscle related injury. These are the type of people who will probably have more than one problem related to injured muscles or at least problematic muscle. In order to get over their injury and get back to the sport/athletic activity they engage in proper healing and help in the process will be needed. This is where Somadril can help.
Someone who works at a job that requires heavy muscle effort and as a result it causes muscle problems. A lot of people who use Somadril might fall into this category. Not to be mistaken, this drug isn’t meant to be used as a long term solution, but those who do have jobs that require frequent, intense muscle effort are at risk of suffering from various muscle related problems.
A person who might have a condition that causes muscle problems as a side effect. The overall goal in this case should be to treat the underlying condition. However, until such a person was able to get the help they need a medication such as Somadril would be useful and it can be used on and off in order to keep it effective.
What are some of the possible side effects a person might experience or be at risk of if they have to use Somadril?
Fast or slow heartbeat
Skin rash with itching or redness
Swelling on face, eyelids, mouth, lips, or tongue
Shortness of breath or other breathing difficulties
Tightness in chest or wheezing.
Blood in your urine
Jaundiced eyes or skin
Blood or black stools
Vomiting of blood or of material that looks like coffee grounds
Unusual bruising or bleeding
Unusual tiredness or weakness
Lower back or side pain
Swollen or painful glands
Ulcers or white spots on the lips
Painful or difficult urination
Additional potential side effects:
Excitement or nervousness
Nausea or vomiting
What should you know before taking Somadril?
The most important thing for you to know is whether or not your muscle related pain problem is severe enough to warrant use. Here are two ways to know this:
Your muscle related problem is something that is consistent and severe and it’s the direct result of an injury suffered either at work or because of some other intense physical activity.
Your muscle related problem is something that comes in waves to a degree where it affects your ability to function the way you need to. Over the counter options won’t be strong enough for you in this case.
The two above instances should apply before you’re even given a prescription for the drug. But as your condition begins to improve the usage of this drug should be lessened and ultimately stopped.