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KETOFLAM T 4 TABLET

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Composition for KETOFLAM T

Flupirtine(100 mg),Thiocolchicoside(4 mg)

food interaction for KETOFLAM T

alcohol interaction for KETOFLAM T

pregnancy interaction for KETOFLAM T

lactation interaction for KETOFLAM T

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alcohol
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lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ketoflam t 4 tablet 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
Ketoflam t 4 tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for KETOFLAM T

Flupirtine(100 mg)

Uses

Flupirtine is used in pain.

How it works

Flupirtine belongs to a class of medicines called analgesics (painkiller). Flupirtine acts on various processes in the body that transmit pain perceptions (potassium (K+) channels). Flupirtine acts as a ‘selective neuronal-potassium-channel opener’; it opens specific pores on the surface of nerve cells called potassium channels due to which there is a  reduction in the excessive electrical activity (conduction) in the brain which contributes to painful states.

Common side effects

Liver enzyme increased, Drowsiness, Decreased blood pressure, Dizziness, Fatigue, Heartburn, Increased blood urea nitrogen, Increased creatine level in blood, Mood changes, Weakness, Dry mouth, Nausea
Thiocolchicoside(4 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

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Expert advice for KETOFLAM T

If you are taking flupirtine, your treatment should not last longer than 2 weeks. Always follow the instructions of your doctor regarding its duration and use.Consult your doctor before you start flupirtine:
  • If you have liver problems or alcohol abuse problems.
  • If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to get pregnant.
Stop taking flupirtine and consult a doctor, if you experience any signs of liver problems.If flupirtine is indicated in breastfeeding women, breastfeeding should be stopped, as safety has not been established in pregnant and breast feeding women.

Frequently asked questions for KETOFLAM T

Flupirtine

Q.What is flupirtine maleate?
Flupirtine belongs to a class of medicines called analgesics (painkiller). It is used in the management of acute (short term) pain and as a muscle relaxant.

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 18 June, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)