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KETOFLAM T 8 TABLET

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Composition FOR KETOFLAM T

Flupirtine(100 mg),Thiocolchicoside(8 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 8 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 8 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 decreases the perception of pain by blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain.

Common side effects

Drowsiness, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Nausea, Itching, Tremor, Abdominal bloating
Thiocolchicoside(8 mg)

Uses

Thiocolchicoside is used for muscle relaxation

How it works

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

Common side effects

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

SUBSTITUTES FOR KETOFLAM T

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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 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.

What is thiocolchicoside?
Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant which is used in adults and adolescents from 16 years onwards as an adjuvant treatment for painful muscular contractions. It is to be used for acute conditions related to spinal column.

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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.

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How does thiocolchicoside works?
Thiocochicoside works by acting on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

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Is thiocolchicoside safe in pregnancy?
Use of thiocolchicoside is not considered to be safe during pregnancy. it must not be used during entire pregnancy period. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed this medicine during pregnancy or you are planning for the same. Its use is not advised in women of childbearing age especially if they are not taking any contraceptive measures also.

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Is thiocolchicoside safe in lactation?
Use of thiocolchicoside is not considered safe during lactation (breastfeeding). Please consult your doctor if you are advised to take this medicine and you are breastfeeding the baby.

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Is thiocolchicoside addictive?
No, thiocolchicoside does not have any addiction potential.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)