Mild, Moderate, and Severe Soma Side Effects

Soma is a medication that has benefited numerous amounts of people. However, mild to severe side effects have been noted in users. You should be careful and learn what you can expect while using it. Please read all the possible complications with taking this temporary muscle relaxant and painkiller.

Mild Symptoms

Mild symptoms associated with using Soma include light headaches and dizziness. Sometimes people who use it also feel tired or they might feel a bit nauseous. An upset stomach can also occur if taken while hungry.


Facial flushing can either be a moderate symptom if you are not experiencing any additional problems such as rapid heartbeat. Redness in the face, arms, or other part of the body might occur. Allergy symptoms you already experience may also become more intensified. For instance, if it is normal for you to sneeze or cough frequently this problem could worsen. You could possibly become sick or get colds a little bit easier as well. However, in this case it would not be life threatening. You may vomit occasionally too. If you do, you should be on the alert for worsening of flu or cold symptoms.

Severe Symptoms

The most severe side effects/symptoms associated with using using Soma include fainting, shortness of breath, and intensification of asthma attacks, seizures, heart palpitations, and severe anxiety. In the worst-case scenario, you could lose consciousness. You could even die, but that is highly unlikely. (Although, being in a coma could hardly be much worse!)


Realize that the most severe problems related to using Soma are when this medication is abused. For instance, if you give it to someone of whom it is not prescribed it could unknowingly be mixed with other drugs or substances that could cause a negative reaction. Only the person to whom this medication was prescribed should use it. Another way to prevent severe reactions and side effects is to not take a double dose if you miss your last scheduled dose. Just take it as soon as you can to your next scheduled dose-or as soon as you remember afterwards. Another very important preventative aspect is to take this product for the specified time unless otherwise directed by your medical doctor. Knowing the window time that can pass before it is safe to take your next dose also helps. This is beneficial in the event you may forget to take it once in awhile but do not want to wait too long to take it again.