Thiolax 4Mg Capsules 20S (Pack Size 2 X 10S)
Brand : s.j & g. fazal ellahie
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
How it works
Thiocolchicoside has a selective and potent af?nity for g-aminobutyric acid A (GABA-A) receptors and acts on muscular contractures by activating the GABA inhibitory pathways thereby behaving as a potent muscle relaxant .
USAGE AND SAFETY
Generally the drugs is well-tolerated. In rare cases diarrhea, gastric pain and heartburn may occur. In very rare cases, drowsiness may also occur infrequent cases of skin rash or erythema have been reported.
Taking Thiocolchicoside with other drugs which acting muscle relaxants on the musculoskeletal system are not recommended because they may enhance the effect of another .
As an adjuvant treatment in painful spasm associated with degenerative vertebral disorders and vertebral static problem, torticollis, dorsal pain, low back pain, traumatological and neurological disorders.
When not to Use
Hypersensitivity to thiocolchicoside or one of its excipients; pregnancy and lactation; in women of child bearing potential not using effective contraceptive.
If diarrhea appears after oral administration the dosage should be reduced.
In preclinical studies, one of thiocolchicoside metabolites induced aneuploidy at concentrations close to human exposure observed at doses 8 mg twice daily. Aneuploidy is reported as a risk factor for teratogenicity, embryofoetotoxicity/spontaneous abortion, cancer, and impaired male fertility. As a precautionary measure, use of the product at doses exceeding the recommended dose or long term use should be avoided.
Postmarketing cases of cytolytic and cholestatic hepatitis have been reported. Severe cases in patients concomitantly taking NSAIDs or paracetamol. Patients should be advised to stop treatment and report any sign of liver toxicity.
Thiocolchicoside may precipitate seizures, especially in patients with epilepsy or those at risk for seizures. Patients should be carefully informed about the potential risk of a possible pregnancy and about effective contraceptive measures to be followed.
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.