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Synaptol SR 450 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Synaptol SR 450 Tablet is a muscle relaxer. It provides relief from the discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions such as rigidity, tension, stiffness, and muscle spasms.

Synaptol SR 450 Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach and reduce the chance of side effects. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms, for the shortest possible time. You should take this medicine regularly while you need it. Try not to miss doses as this will make the medicine less effective.

Some common side effects of this medicine include sleepiness, weakness, dizziness, vomiting, and nausea. If any of these side effects do not go away or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

To make sure it is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are using or taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Synaptol Tablet SR

  • Muscle relaxation

Side effects of Synaptol Tablet SR

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 Synaptol

  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Sleepiness
    If the medicine is making you drowsy during the day, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down until you feel better. You can also consider taking a nap. Physical exercises such as walking may be helpful. Do not drink alcohol, as it will make you feel more tired. Avoid driving or operating heavy equipment when you are feeling drowsy. This problem usually goes away as your body gets used to the medicine. However, if it does not, ask your doctor if you can take your medicine at bedtime or whether the dose can be reduced.
  • Coping with Weakness
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Eat a well-balanced diet to keep your energy levels up. Do not drink too much alcohol. Do not drive or use tools or machinery until you feel better. Other things that can help include doing some gentle exercise every day, prioritizing and pacing your activities and having a short nap if you need to. If you are still having problems after a week, speak to your doctor, as they may want to change you to a different type of medicine.

How to use Synaptol Tablet SR

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. Synaptol SR 450 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Synaptol Tablet SR works

Synaptol SR 450 Tablet 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
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Synaptol SR 450 Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Synaptol SR 450 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 Synaptol SR 450 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Synaptol SR 450 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Synaptol SR 450 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, caution is advised in patients with underlying kidney disease who are taking this medicine.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Synaptol SR 450 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Synaptol Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of Synaptol SR 450 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Synaptol SR 450 Tablet provides relief from rigidity, tension and stiffness in muscles (spasticity) that may occur due to various conditions affecting the nervous system.
  • Take it with or after food or a glass of milk.
  • Synaptol SR 450 Tablet 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 Synaptol SR 450 Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor if you've been on it for a long time.

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I am taking urosol sr 450 kindly suggest diet and medicine if required more than this
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Surgical Gastroenterology
Avoid fatty food and alcohol. Get evaluated for hepatitis
Whats the difference between SR tablet and ordinary tablet Can i use SR tablet? Any side effects in SR tablets?. Which one is good medicine for health?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
SR IS GOOD AS IT IS SUSTAINED RELEASE
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FAQs

Q. Is Synaptol a painkiller?

Synaptol is not a direct painkiller. It is a muscle relaxant commonly used where certain muscles are in constant contraction. It is used in the treatment of long-term pain conditions. It works by relaxing the muscles and relieving the spasm. It is important to know that this medicine is not advised to be taken in all pain conditions. Your doctor will decide when to prescribe this medicine.

Q. Does Synaptol cause drowsiness?

Yes, there are chances that Synaptol can cause drowsiness and sleepiness. Hence, avoid driving or working with heavy machines while you take this medication. Before starting the medication consult the doctor and also inform if you are on any sleep medication.

Q. Is Synaptol addictive?

No, Synaptol is not an addictive medicine. It is a muscle relaxant medication and has no addictive potential.

Q. Can I take Synaptol for back pain?

Synaptol is prescribed to patients with chronic back pain. It is a muscle relaxant, it relaxes the spasm of the back muscles which helps in decreasing the pain. Consult your doctor to properly diagnose the reason for the back pain before you start taking this medication.

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