Thionac 8mg Tablet

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Composition for Thionac 8mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Muscle relaxation
10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Thionac Tablet


Uses of Thionac Tablet

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

Side effects of Thionac Tablet


Sleepiness, Dry mouth.


How to use Thionac 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 Thionac 8mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Thionac Tablet works

Thionac 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 Thionac Tablet

Expert advice for Thionac Tablet

  • Thionac can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Thionac, 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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Special precautions for Thionac 8mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Thionac 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.
No information is available on the use of Thionac 8mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Thionac 8mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Thionac
8mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Thionac
8mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Thionac 8mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Thiocolchicoside

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

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