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Medicine Question
September 19, 2013 at 8:06 AM
Is it OK to take Soma? I looked it up but couldn't make heads or tails of what was said. Maybe it's just to early for me. TIA!


  • gdiamante
    September 19, 2013 at 9:08 AM

    If carisoprodol is required by the mother, it is not necessarily a reason to discontinue breastfeeding. Slight sedation has occurred in a breastfed newborn infant who was exposed during pregnancy and lactation; sedation might be more pronounced in newborns who are exposed for the first time during nursing. Other agents may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant, or when other drugs that can cause sedation are used simultaneously.

    So, yes, you can take it if there isn't anything else that will work.

  • missythorp
    September 19, 2013 at 10:15 AM
    Thank you!
  • tabi_cat1023
    September 19, 2013 at 10:09 PM

    Hope you feel better soon

  • missythorp
    September 20, 2013 at 7:47 AM
    Thanks! This weather is killing me. I ended up not taking anything, but didn't do much other than lay on a heating pad for most of the day.

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