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The ingredient's ability to inhibit the spontaneous contraction of muscle cells was evaluated by measuring the frequency of contractions over 24 hours using Carisoprodol, a known muscle relaxant, as a positive control.
Places the drug carisoprodol, a prescription muscle-relaxant, under Schedule IV of the drug schedules, therefore making the drug a "controlled" substance.
Carisoprodol is metabolized in the liver by CYP-450 2C19 to an active metabolite, meprobamate.
Drewes has found plenty of chemicals in treated wastewater--an antibiotic, a chemical used in perfume production, the muscle relaxant drug carisoprodol, and its metabolite meprobamate, among others.
For example, carisoprodol is a commonly abused and readily available prescription medication that is sold as a street drug.
Muscle relaxants, such as cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril[R]), methocarbamol (Robaxin[R]) and carisoprodol (Soma[R]) often are used in tandem with alcohol ("hooch") to produce significant highs.
The UC San Diego student posters demonstrate significant variations in intra-patient and inter-patient metabolism of drugs such as Oxycodone (Oxycontin([R])), Diazepam (Valium([R])) and Carisoprodol (Soma([R])) as well as the metabolic affects caused by drug-drug interactions.
65 at 13:30 IST on BSE following the firm declared that it has gained sanction from the United States Food & Drug Administration for Carisoprodol Tablets 250 mg and 350 mg.
According to the charge sheet, prosecutors said the suspect consumed morphine, prazolam, procyclidine, carisoprodol, meprobamat and tramadol.
25) The meprobamate is the main active metabolite of carisoprodol.
Delcid, 30, of 50 Kinglet Drive, Shrewsbury, charged with possession of carisoprodol, continued to April 5.
Muscle relaxants such as cyclobenzaprine or metaxalone can be useful but carisoprodol is metabolized to meprobamate, which is a tranquilizer similar to diazepam and may wisely be avoided (Zeigler 2005).
The centrally acting muscle relaxants, such as cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril[R]), carisoprodol (Soma[R]), methocarbamol (Robaxin[R]), metaxalone (Skelaxin[R]), and chlorzoxazone (Parafon Forte[R]), are more commonly used to treat painful musculoskeletal conditions rather than spasticity.
The list of potentially inappropriate drugs included propoxyphene, indomethacin, pentazocine, methocarbamol, carisoprodol, oxybutynin, chlorzoxazone, metaxalone, cyclobenzaprine, flurazepam, amitriptyline, doxepin, meprobamate, lorazepam, oxazepam, alprazolam, temazepam, zolpidem, triazolam, chlordiazepoxide, diazepam, hydroxyzine, promethazine, all barbiturates (except phenobarbital), and meperidine.
The list of potentially inappropriate drugs included: propoxyphene, indomethacin, pentazocine, methocarbamol, carisoprodol, oxybutynin, chlorzoxazone, metaxalone, cyclobenzaprine, flurazepam, amitriptyline, doxepin, meprobamate, lorazepam, oxazepam, alprazolam, temazepam, zolpidem, triazolain, chlordiazepoxide, diazepam, hydroxyzine, promethazine, all barbiturates (except phenobarbital), and meperidine.