SOMA which is made from the compound known as carisoprodol is available in 250mg and 350mg potencies. They are round white tablets. Carisoprodol is a white, crystalline powder that has a mild specific odor and a bitter taste. It is slightly soluble in water and completely soluble in alcohol, in chloroform and in acetone. This compound’s solubility is visibly independent of pH. This crystalline powder exists in a racemic mixture. Its chemical composition is N-isopropyl-2-propyl-1, 3propanediol dicarbamate and the molecular formula is C12H24N2O4 with a molecular weight of 260.33. This drug is primarily used to treat any short-term muscle pain and discomfort. However, it is used alongside with rest, physical therapy and other such treatments. It works by helping to relax the muscles.