Soma belongs to a group of drugs known as the muscle relaxants. They block nerve impulses that are transmitted to the brain. Some is used to treat injuries and other painful muscular conditions and is basically a muscle relaxer that blocks pain sensations between the brain and the nerves. Together with rest and physical therapy it is used to treat injuries and other painful disorders and musculoskeletal conditions.
This medicine may be used to treat other conditions as well which may not be listed in the medication guide. This drug could get you addicted so should only be used for the purpose it was prescribed for. Only the person who has been advised to take it should take it and no one else. It should be kept in a secure place where others don’t get it. You might face withdrawal symptoms once you stop taking it. It should be stopped only with consultation with the doctor. It should be tapered off before stopping at once. The drug could cause side effects that may or may not impair your thinking or reactions. Be alert while driving and avoid consuming alcohol while on this drug.