Carisoprodol is a drug formulated to relax the muscles to relieve the ache, discomfort and stiffness of muscle spasm caused by injuries. Carisoprodol is used together with rest and physical therapy to treat injuries and other painful musculoskeletal conditions. Carisoprodol may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Carisoprodol is used short-term to treat muscle pain and discomfort. It is usually used along with rest, physical therapy, and other treatments. It works by helping to relax the muscles.