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COLCOSIDE 8MG CAPSULE

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MRP: Rs. 192.86 for 1 strip(s) (10 capsules each)
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Composition for COLCOSIDE

Thiocolchicoside(8 mg)

food interaction for COLCOSIDE

alcohol interaction for COLCOSIDE

pregnancy interaction for COLCOSIDE

lactation interaction for COLCOSIDE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Colcoside 8mg capsule at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Colcoside 8mg capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Colcoside 8mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for COLCOSIDE

Thiocolchicoside(8 mg)

Uses

Colcoside 8mg capsule is used for muscle relaxation.

How it works

Colcoside 8mg capsule belongs to group of medicines called muscle relaxant. It is semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside. It acts against chemical called gamma amino-butyric acid (GABA). It reduces the swelling (anti-inflammatory) and pain (analgesic), and relaxes the muscles.

Common side effects

Abdominal cramp, Abdominal bloating, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fatigue, Headache, Influenza like symptoms, Nausea, Weakness

SUBSTITUTES for COLCOSIDE

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Expert advice for COLCOSIDE

  • Do not take if you are allergic to thiocolchicoside.
  • Do not start or continue the thiocolchicoside and consult your doctor If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for COLCOSIDE

Thiocolchicoside

Q.Is thiocolchicoside a steroid?
No, thiocolchicoside is not a steroid. It is a semi-synthetic muscle relaxant

Q.Thiocolchicoside is derived from which plant?
Thiocolchicoside is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superba

Q.What is thiocolchicoside and aceclofenac?
Thiocolchicoside is used as combination with aceclofenac to treat painful muscular contraction (spasm)

Q.Is thiocolchicoside safe?
Thiocolchicoside is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 11 June, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)