Thioact 8mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Muscle relaxation
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Medicine Overview of Thioact Tablet

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Uses of Thioact Tablet

Thioact 8mg Tablet is used for muscle relaxation
It relieves painful spasms of the skeletal muscles.
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Side effects of Thioact Tablet

Common

Sleepiness, Dryness in mouth.

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How to use Thioact 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. Thioact 8mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Thioact Tablet works

Thioact 8mg 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.

In Depth Information on Thioact Tablet

Expert advice for Thioact Tablet

  • Thioact can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Thioact, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Thioact Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Thioact Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Thioact 8mg Tablet 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Thioact 8mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Thioact 8mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Thioact
8mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Thioact
8mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Thioact Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Thiocolchicoside

Thioact 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.
No, Thioact is not a steroid. It is a naturally occurring glucoside from a plant source.
Thioact is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superb.
Thioact 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 Thioact 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.
Thiocochicoside works by acting on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.
No, Thioact is not known to have any addiction potential.
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