Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm without reduction in strength. This improves pain and movement of muscles.
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Ketoprofen is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your docto
Q. Is Ketoprofen a blood thinner?
No, Ketoprofen is not a blood thinner
Q. Is Ketoprofen a controlled substance?
No, Ketoprofen is not a controlled substance
Q. Is ketoprofen the same as ibuprofen?
Both ketoprofen and ibuprofen belongs to the same class, i.e non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), but their effect may vary upon individual condition or response
Q. Can I take ketoprofen with Aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid), Tylenol (acetaminophen), Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone), hydrocodone, ibuprofen, paracetamol, or tramadol?
Ibuprofen should not be given with ketoprofen. It is not reported to interact with Aspirin, Tylenol, Vicodin, hydrocodone, paracetamol, or tramadol. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Q. Does ketoprofen contain aspirin, ibuprofen, or ketamine?
No, ketoprofen does not contain aspirin, ibuprofen, or ketamine
Q. Does Ketoprofen cause drowsiness?
Yes, Ketoprofen may cause drowsiness. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug.
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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 29th May 2017.