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Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Introduction

Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule is a muscle relaxer. It provides relief from the discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions such as rigidity, tension, stiffness, and muscle spasms.

Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule 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 upset stomach. 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 Thioquest Capsule

  • Muscle relaxation

Benefits of Thioquest Capsule

In Muscle relaxation

Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule is a muscle relaxant that works by causing the muscles to become less stiff which in turn reduces pain and discomfort. Altogether it helps in easy movement. Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule can help you do your daily activities without any problem. It is advisable to continue the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.

Side effects of Thioquest Capsule

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 Thioquest

  • Sleepiness
  • Diarrhea
  • Upset stomach

How to use Thioquest Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Thioquest Capsule works

Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule 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 Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule 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.
  • Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule 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 Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule 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

Patient Concerns

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I got muscle spasm in my left side of upper chest when i turn my head or neck to right side
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
myoril 4mg twice daily for 5 days
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
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FAQs

Q. What is Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule?

Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule 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 Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule a steroid?

No, Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule is not a steroid. It is a naturally occurring glucoside from a plant source.

Q. Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule is derived from which plant?

Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superb.

Q. Is Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule safe?

Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule 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 Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule 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 Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule works?

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

Q. Is Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule addictive?

No, Thioquest 4mg Fast Acting Capsule is not known to have any addiction potential.

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References

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