THIOFACT 4MG TABLET

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Introduction

THIOFACT 4MG 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.

THIOFACT 4MG TABLET should be taken food. This prevents you from getting an upset stomach and reduce side effects. Generally, 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, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. 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 Thiofact Tablet

  • Muscle relaxation

Benefits of Thiofact Tablet

In Muscle relaxation

THIOFACT 4MG TABLET 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 Thiofact Tablet

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 Thiofact

  • Sleepiness
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Thiofact 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. THIOFACT 4MG TABLET is to be taken with food.

How Thiofact Tablet works

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

What if you forget to take Thiofact Tablet?

If you miss a dose of THIOFACT 4MG 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.

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Quick tips

  • THIOFACT 4MG 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.
  • THIOFACT 4MG 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 THIOFACT 4MG 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.

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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Road accident. Now cured. Is physiotherapy mandatory after removal of POP?? Sir, I met with road accident exactly 63 days ago. Now POP is removed. Still can't walk without walking aid. Doctor told physiotherapy is not required. And not suggested any exercises also for muscle relaxation. Sir, please suggest me , whether I should consult another doctor or exercises not always mandatory
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Physiotherapy is not mandatory Home exercises are needed for all cases
My husband is having illicit relationship bcoz of that lot of problems. I am very tensed all the time. Please suggest a medicine to calm down. Thank you
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Psychiatry
We understand your concernWe are here to helpYou are advised to solve problemAs medicine will help you for temporary periodDiscussing with husband and finding solution will calm you downTill then you can do Jacobson Progressive Muscle Relaxation""http://www.healthline.com/health/what-is-jacobson-relaxation-technique#wholebody-technique3Follow this link to find detailed procedure
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FAQs

Q. What is THIOFACT 4MG TABLET?

THIOFACT 4MG TABLET 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 THIOFACT 4MG TABLET a steroid?

No, THIOFACT 4MG TABLET is not a steroid. It is a naturally occurring glucoside from a plant source.

Q. THIOFACT 4MG TABLET is derived from which plant?

THIOFACT 4MG TABLET is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superb.

Q. Is THIOFACT 4MG TABLET safe?

THIOFACT 4MG TABLET 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 THIOFACT 4MG TABLET 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 THIOFACT 4MG TABLET works?

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

Q. Is THIOFACT 4MG TABLET addictive?

No, THIOFACT 4MG TABLET is not known to have any addiction potential.

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References

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501, Aditraj Arcade, Near Hetvi Tower, 100 Feet Ring Road, Satellite, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380015.
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: March, 2022

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