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FLEXIVEL D 8MG/50MG CAPSULE

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Composition for FLEXIVEL D

Thiocolchicoside(8 mg),Diclofenac(50 mg)

food interaction for FLEXIVEL D

alcohol interaction for FLEXIVEL D

pregnancy interaction for FLEXIVEL D

lactation interaction for FLEXIVEL D

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking diclofenac with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
UNSAFE
Flexivel d 8mg/50mg capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Flexivel d 8mg/50mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for FLEXIVEL D

Thiocolchicoside(8 mg)

Uses

Thiocolchicoside is used for muscle relaxation.

How it works

Thiocolchicoside 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
Diclofenac(50 mg)

Uses

Diclofenac is used in the treatment of osteoarthritis, dental pain, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, migraine and muscular pain.

How it works

Diclofenac belongs to group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by blocking the production of a certain chemical substance in the body that causes pain, fever, and inflammation.

Common side effects

Epigastric pain, Renal dysfunction, Stomach ulcer, Bleeding, Toxic epidermal necrolysis, Itching

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Expert advice for FLEXIVEL D

  • 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 FLEXIVEL D

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.

Diclofenac

Q.Is diclofenac safe?
Diclofenac (also available as voveran, dynapar) is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is diclofenac nephrotoxic?
Diclofenac can interfere with normal kidney function when taken at larger doses for a longer duration. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its uses

Q.Is diclofenac safe in asthma?
Diclofenac may worsen the symptoms of asthma in some patients already suffering from asthma. Talk to your doctor before taking diclofenac in asthma

Q.Is diclofenac banned in India?
Diclofenac is available over-the-counter and it is not banned in India

Q.Is diclofenac a blood thinner / controlled substance?
Diclofenac is a pain relieving medication and it does not significantly affect the function of platelets in blood; hence it is not a blood thinner. It is not a controlled substance as it does not have the potential for abuse or addiction

Q.Does diclofenac increase blood pressure?
Diclofenac does not have any effect on blood pressure in normal individuals. However, consult your doctor before taking diclofenac if you are already suffering from high blood pressure or any other heart disease

Q.Does diclofenac induce sleep?
Diclofenac does not induce sleep.

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Content on this page was last updated on 21 September, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)