Thiofast 8mg Tablet

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Ipca Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Thiofast 8mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Muscle relaxation
167.5
₹16.75/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Thiofast Tablet

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Uses of Thiofast Tablet

Thiofast 8mg Tablet is used for muscle relaxation.
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Side effects of Thiofast Tablet

Common

Decreased blood pressure, Sleepiness, Fatigue, Weakness, Headache, Dizziness, Abdominal cramp, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal pain, Influenza like symptoms, Diarrhoea, Abdominal bloating.

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

How Thiofast Tablet works

Thiofast 8mg tablet works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

In Depth Information on Thiofast Tablet

Expert advice for Thiofast Tablet

  • Thiofast can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Thiofast, 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Thiofast 8mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Thiofast 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 Thiofast 8mg Table
t during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Thiofast 8mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Thiofas
t 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 Thiofas
t 8mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Thiofast 8mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Thiocolchicoside

Thiofast 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, Thiofast is not a steroid. It is a naturally occurring glucoside from a plant source.
Thiofast is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superb.
Thiofast 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 Thiofast 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, Thiofast is not known to have any addiction potential.
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