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SPAFAST 4 MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR SPAFAST

Thiocolchicoside(4 mg)

food interaction for SPAFAST

alcohol interaction for SPAFAST

pregnancy interaction for SPAFAST

lactation interaction for SPAFAST

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Spafast 4 mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Spafast 4 mg injection 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
Spafast 4 mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR SPAFAST

Thiocolchicoside(4 mg)

Uses

Spafast 4 mg injection is used for muscle relaxation

How it works

Spafast 4 mg injection 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 SPAFAST

2 Substitutes
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    Rs. 19.84/ML of injection
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  • BAKFLEX 4 MG INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 17/ML of injection
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Expert advice FOR SPAFAST

  • Do not take if you are allergic to thiocolchicoside.
  • Do not start or continue the thiocolchicoside and consult your doctor If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR SPAFAST

Thiocolchicoside

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Is thiocolchicoside a steroid?
No, thiocolchicoside is not a steroid. It is a naturally occurring glucoside from a plant source.

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Thiocolchicoside is derived from which plant?
Thiocolchicoside is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superb.

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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)