Soma Interactions

Phenytoin (Dilantin, Phenytek)
The liver metabolizes Soma into meprobamate, a different drug with anti-anxiety properties. Phenytoin increases this process, decreasing the level of Soma and increasing the level of meprobamate in the blood. It is not known how this interaction might change the effectiveness or side effects of Soma.
 
Sleep Medications
Combining a sleep medication with Soma can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking Soma with a sleep medication.
 
Ticlopidine (Ticlid)
The liver metabolizes Soma into meprobamate, a different drug with anti-anxiety properties. Ticlopidine inhibits this process, increasing the level of Soma and decreasing the level of meprobamate in the blood. It is not known how this interaction might change the effectiveness or side effects of Soma.
 

Final Thoughts on Soma Interactions

It is possible that not all Soma drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific drug interactions with Soma that may apply to you.
 
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