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THIOQUEST 8MG CAPSULE

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Composition FOR THIOQUEST

Thiocolchicoside(8mg)

food interaction for THIOQUEST

alcohol interaction for THIOQUEST

pregnancy interaction for THIOQUEST

lactation interaction for THIOQUEST

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Thioquest 8mg capsule at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Thioquest 8mg capsule 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Thioquest 8mg capsule is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR THIOQUEST

Thiocolchicoside(8mg)

Uses

Thioquest 8mg capsule is used for muscle relaxation

How it works

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

Common side effects

Abdominal cramp, Abdominal bloating, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fatigue, Headache, Influenza like symptoms, Nausea, Weakness

COMMON DOSAGE FOR THIOQUEST 8MG CAPSULE

Patients taking THIOQUEST 8MG CAPSULE

  • 63%
    Once A Day
  • 25%
    Thrice A Day
  • 13%
    Twice A Day

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Expert advice FOR THIOQUEST

  • Do not take if you are allergic to thiocolchicoside.
  • Do not start or continue the thiocolchicoside and consult your doctor If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR THIOQUEST

Thiocolchicoside

Q.

Is thiocolchicoside a steroid?
No, thiocolchicoside is not a steroid. It is a naturally occurring glucoside from a plant source.

Q.

Thiocolchicoside is derived from which plant?
Thiocolchicoside is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superb.

Q.

What is thiocolchicoside?
Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant which is used in adults and adolescents from 16 years onwards as an adjuvant treatment for painful muscular contractions. It is to be used for acute conditions related to spinal column.

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Is thiocolchicoside safe?
Thiocolchicoside 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 thiocolchicoside 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 thiocolchicoside works?
Thiocochicoside works by acting on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

Q.

Is thiocolchicoside safe in pregnancy?
Use of thiocolchicoside is not considered to be safe during pregnancy. it must not be used during entire pregnancy period. Please consult your doctor if you are prescribed this medicine during pregnancy or you are planning for the same. Its use is not advised in women of childbearing age especially if they are not taking any contraceptive measures also.

Q.

Is thiocolchicoside safe in lactation?
Use of thiocolchicoside is not considered safe during lactation (breastfeeding). Please consult your doctor if you are advised to take this medicine and you are breastfeeding the baby.

Q.

Is thiocolchicoside addictive?
No, thiocolchicoside does not have any addiction potential.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)