Carisoprodol medication is a muscle relaxant. It is in the drug class skeletal muscle relaxants, and it has the brand names soma, Sanoma, Carisoma and Vanadom. Carisoprodol is available on its own or mixed with aspirin. In conjunction with the other physical therapy and the rest, Carisoprodol treats painful musculoskeletal situations and injuries. Carisoprodol is a prescription medication that is used to treat muscle spasms. It is a muscle relaxer that works by blocking pain sensation from reaching the brain. It is used as a short-term treatment for muscle pain and discomfort. Carisoprodol should be used with other medications and physical therapy to treat painful conditions. Carisoprodol can also be used to treat injuries and other painful musculoskeletal conditions. The drug is supplied in the form of solutions and should be administered orally two times a day. The drug should not be administered to children under the age of 12 years since they might be unable to withstand its severe side effects. Carisoprodol may also be used to treat other conditions as prescribed by the doctor.