Thiorest 8mg Capsule

Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Thiorest 8mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Muscle relaxation
10 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Thiorest Capsule


Uses of Thiorest Capsule

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

Side effects of Thiorest Capsule


Sleepiness, Dryness in mouth.


How to use Thiorest Capsule

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. Thiorest 8mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Thiorest Capsule works

Thiorest 8mg 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.

In Depth Information on Thiorest Capsule

Expert advice for Thiorest Capsule

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Thiorest Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Thiocolchicoside

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

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