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Miofree 4mg Injection

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Product introduction

Miofree 4mg Injection is a muscle relaxer. It provides relief from the discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions such as rigidity, tension, stiffness, and muscle spasms.

Miofree 4mg Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home. The dose and duration will depend on what you are taking it for and how well it helps your symptoms. You should continue using the medicine until the doctor tells you it is alright to stop.

The most common side effects of this medicine include injection site reactions (such as pain, redness, and swelling), sleepiness, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. If any of these side effects persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

Before using it, you should let your doctor know if you have problems with your heart, liver, or kidneys. Let your doctor also know about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is important to ask the advice of your doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Miofree Injection

  • Muscle relaxation

Benefits of Miofree Injection

In Muscle relaxation

Miofree 4mg Injection is a muscle relaxant that is used to relieve rigidity, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect skeletal muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for such symptoms. It effectively relieves muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement.
It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. The dose and duration will be decided by the doctor depending on the condition you are being treated for. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Miofree Injection

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 Miofree

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Sleepiness
  • Diarrhea

How to use Miofree Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Miofree Injection works

Miofree 4mg Injection 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Miofree 4mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Miofree 4mg Injection 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.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Miofree 4mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Miofree 4mg Injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Miofree 4mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Miofree 4mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Miofree Injection?

If you miss a dose of Miofree 4mg Injection, consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Miofree 4mg Injection provides relief from rigidity, tension and stiffness in muscles (spasticity) that may occur due to various conditions affecting the nervous system.
  • Miofree 4mg Injection may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Miofree 4mg Injection as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenolic Glycosides Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS
Action Class
Skeletal muscle relaxant- Centrally acting

Patient concerns

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Can Miofree A be taken during breastfeeding?? Is it safe?? Reply ASAP I have to take it now.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Usually such tablets are not recommended during breastfeeding as they can get passed on the baby.
I feel numbness and mild pain at the muscle near shoulder blades(rhomboid muscle) when I sit for even more than a minute , the painand numbness goes as soon as I stand up on my feet. I have tried various medications, like miofree 4, otc pain reliver but it's seems to not working.
Dr. Mehtab Baig
Orthopaedic Physiotherapy
Do an xray of cervical spine first
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FAQs

Q. What is Miofree 4mg Injection?

Miofree 4mg Injection 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 Miofree 4mg Injection a steroid?

No, Miofree 4mg Injection is not a steroid. It is a naturally occurring glucoside from a plant source.

Q. Miofree 4mg Injection is derived from which plant?

Miofree 4mg Injection is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superb.

Q. Is Miofree 4mg Injection safe?

Miofree 4mg Injection 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 Miofree 4mg Injection 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 Miofree 4mg Injection works?

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

Q. Is Miofree 4mg Injection addictive?

No, Miofree 4mg Injection is not known to have any addiction potential.

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References

  1. Drugs.com. Thiocolchicoside. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Thiocolchicoside. 17 Jan. 2014. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Thiocolchicoside [Prescribing Information]. Mumbai, India: Sanofi-Synthelabo (India) Pvt.Ltd.; 2016. [Accessed 06 Dec. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India
Country of origin: India

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