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Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of pain due to muscle spasm. It improves the movement of muscles and provide relief from pain and discomfort associated with muscle spasms.

Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for longer duration than recommended by your doctor.

Some of the common side effects on of this medicine includes nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach pain, loss of appetite, and diarrhea. If any of these side effects bother you or do not go away with time, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these side effects.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, and liver. To make sure it is safe for you, let your doctor also know all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should first consult their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of Kritfen TH Tablet

  • Pain due to muscle spasm

Benefits of Kritfen TH Tablet

In Pain due to muscle spasm

Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet is a combination medicine that contains a painkiller as well as a muscle relaxant. It is used to relieve pain, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect muscles. Also, it effectively relieves muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain.

Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Kritfen TH Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Kritfen TH

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain/epigastric pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea

How to use Kritfen TH Tablet

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. Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Kritfen TH Tablet works

Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Aceclofenac and Thiocolchicoside, which relieves pain and relaxes the muscles. Aceclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm and to improve pain and movement of muscles.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advisable while the patient is taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet helps relieve pain and muscle spasm that may occur due to strains, sprains, and muscle injuries.
  • It is usually used along with rest and physical therapy.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.

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I want to know what is the perfact time to be pregnant after periods. My period start from 3 dec till 6 dec
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
From 13 th to 20 th Dec , if you have regular 30 days cycle.
Suffering from teeth pain my last teeth is paining badly and my muscle besides my last teeth is paining badly and swelling
Dr. Reema Mangaliyil
Dental Surgery
Use zerodol th tab twicedaily for 3 days ,after dat consult ur dentist and get it treated
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FAQs

Q. What is Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet?

Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Aceclofenac and Thiocolchicoside. This medication helps in relieving muscle pain. It relaxes the muscles by acting on the central nervous system and lowering chemical substance in the body that cause pain and inflammation.

Q. Is it safe to use Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet?

Yes, Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause some common unwanted side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhoea and other uncommon and rare side effects. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem due to the medication.

Q. Can the Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet be stopped when my pain is relieved?

Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when the pain is relieved. However, Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet should be continued if your doctor has advised you to do so.

Q. Can the use of Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet?

The use of Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to painkillers or any of the components or excipients of this medicine. The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcer or in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer/bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Can Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet be taken with Vitamin B-complex?

Yes, Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet can be taken with Vitamin B-complex preparations. While Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet helps to relieve pain, Vitamin B-complex can help to correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.

Q. Can the use of Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protects them from damage. Use of painkillers lower the levels of prostaglandins in the body which leads to kidney damage on long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended in patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Will Kritfen TH 100mg/8mg Tablet be more effective if taken in higher doses?

No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Sname?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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References

  1. Patient. Aceclofenac tablets for pain and inflammation. [Accessed 31 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. European Medicine Agency. Thiocolchicoside; 2014. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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