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Thiodic Forte Capsule

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Primary uses of Thiodic Forte Capsule

Pain due to muscle spasm
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
180
₹18/Capsule
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Medicine Overview of Thiodic Forte Capsule

Uses of Thiodic Forte Capsule

Thiodic Forte Capsule is used in pain due to muscle spasm.

Thiodic Forte Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Thiodic Forte are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Heartburn, Stomach pain / epigastric pain, Loss of appetite.

How to use Thiodic Forte Capsule

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. Thiodic Forte Capsule is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid acidity and heartburn.

How Thiodic Forte Capsule works

Thiodic Forte Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Thiocolchicoside and Diclofenac which relieve muscle pain. Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm and improve movement of muscles. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

In Depth Information on Thiodic Forte Capsule

Thiodic Forte Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Thiodic Forte Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking diclofenac with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Thiodic Forte Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Thiodic Forte Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Thiodic Forte Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Thiodic Forte Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Thiodic Forte Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Thiodic Forte Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Thiodic Forte Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended in patients with liver disease if this medicine is to be taken for a long time.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Thiodic Forte Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Thiodic Forte Capsule

Q. Can I stop taking Thiodic forte when my pain is relieved?
Thiodic forte is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when your pain is relieved. However, Thiodic forte should be continued if you are advised by your doctor to do so.
Q. Can the use of Thiodic forte cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Thiodic forte can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down for sometime or until you feel better and do not drive or use any machines.
Q. Can the use of Thiodic forte cause damage to kidneys?
Yes, long term use of Thiodic forte can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protects the kidneys from damage. Use of pain-killers lower the levels of prostaglandins in the body leading to kidney damage on long term use. Use of pain killers is not recommended in patients with underlying kidney disease.
Q. Will Thiodic forte be more effective if taken more than recommended dose?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms that is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Thiodic forte?
The use of Thiodic forte is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine. The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of or active, recurrent stomach ulcer / bleeding and in patients with history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.
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