Ketoflam T 4 Tablet

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Composition for Ketoflam T 4 Tablet

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Primarily used for

Pain, Muscle relaxation, musculo-skeletal pain
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹13.2/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for Ketoflam T

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Medicine Overview of Ketoflam T 4 Tablet

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Uses of Flupirtine

Flupirtine is used in treatment of Pain, musculo-skeletal pain, Headache, nerve pain, post operative pain and Pain during menstruation.
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Side effects of Flupirtine

Common

Fatigue, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal bloating, Itching, Tremor.

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How to use Flupirtine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ketoflam T 4 Tablet at a fixed time.

How Ketoflam T 4 Tablet works

Flupirtine decreases the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.
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Uses of Thiocolchicoside

Thiocolchicoside is used for Muscle relaxation.
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Side effects of Thiocolchicoside

Common

Decreased blood pressure, Sleepiness, Fatigue, Weakness, Headache, Dizziness, Abdominal cramp, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal pain, Influenza like symptoms, Diarrhoea, Abdominal bloating.

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How to use Thiocolchicoside

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ketoflam T 4 Tablet at a fixed time.

How Ketoflam T 4 Tablet works

Thiocolchicoside works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

In Depth Information on Ketoflam T 4 Tablet

Expert advice for Flupirtine

  • Flupirtine is given when pain killers (NSAIDs) cannot be given due to gastric damage caused by them.
  • Inform your doctor before starting Flupirtine if
    • You have an underlying liver disease
    • You take alcohol regularly
    • You are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Get your liver function tests done before starting Flupirtine and follow up tests every week while you are taking the medicine.
  • Stop taking Flupirtine and immediately inform your doctor if you get any symptoms of liver disease like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or yellow colored urine.

Expert advice for Thiocolchicoside

  • Thiocolchicoside can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Thiocolchicoside, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Ketoflam T 4 Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Ketoflam T 4 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
Ketoflam T 4 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Ketoflam T 4 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Ketoflam T 4 Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

The dose may need to be decreased in patients with underlying kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Ketoflam T 4 Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ketoflam T 4 Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Flupirtine

Q. Is Flupirtine beneficial in the treatment of fibromyalgia?
Yes, Flupirtine is seen to be beneficial in the treatment of fibromyalgia in some clinical studies, however, Flupirtine is yet to get formal regulatory approval for this condition. Fibromyalgia is a disease that is characterized by musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and depression.
Q. What is the benefit of using Flupirtine with paracetamol?
Both Flupirtine and paracetamol help in relieving pain but they work in entirely different ways. When paracetamol is given with Flupirtine, pain relief is better as compared to single drug use. However, both can cause liver toxicity, so monitoring of liver function is very important when taken together.
Q. Does Flupirtine cause liver toxicity?
Yes, Flupirtine causes liver toxicity. Use of Flupirtine is contraindicated in patients with an underlying liver disease.
Q. Can Flupirtine be used for the treatment of osteoarthritis pain?
Flupirtine can be used for the relief of pain associated with osteorthritis and post orthopedic surgery pain. It is especially useful for patients who cannot take NSAIDs because of the risk of NSAID-induced gastritis.
Q. Does use of Flupirtine cause green discoloration of urine?
There have been case reports that Flupirtine causes green discoloration of urine. However, this is not a very commonly seen effect. Inform your doctor if you experience this symptom.
Q. Is Flupirtine useful in the treatment of epilpesy?
Flupirtine is not approved for the treatment of epilepsy. However, a few animal studies have shown a beneficial effect of Flupirtine for treating epilepsy and this effect is still being explored.
Q. Would I experience any withdrawal symptoms once I stop using Flupirtine?
Yes, you can experience withdrawal symptoms once you stop using Flupirtine like sweating, tremor, and mood alterations with long term use of Flupirtine. Inform your doctor if you have these symptoms.
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Frequently asked questions for Thiocolchicoside

Q. What is Thiocolchicoside?
Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant which is used in adults and adolescents from 16 years onwards as an add-on treatment for painful muscular contractions. It is to be used for acute conditions related to the spinal column.
Q. Is Thiocolchicoside a steroid?
No, Thiocolchicoside is not a steroid. It is a naturally occurring glucoside from a plant source.
Q. Thiocolchicoside is derived from which plant?
Thiocolchicoside is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superb.
Q. Is Thiocolchicoside safe?
Thiocolchicoside is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. Recently, there have been reports that one of the products formed in the body when taking Thiocolchicoside at high doses may cause damage to the some cells which could be a risk factor for cancer, harm to unborn child and impairment of male fertility. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Q. How does Thiocolchicoside works?
Thiocochicoside works by acting on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.
Q. Is Thiocolchicoside addictive?
No, Thiocolchicoside is not known to have any addiction potential.
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