Thiosaf 8mg Capsule

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Composition for Thiosaf 8mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Muscle relaxation
10 capsules in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Thiosaf Capsule


Uses of Thiosaf Capsule

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

Side effects of Thiosaf Capsule


Sleepiness, Dry mouth.


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

How Thiosaf Capsule works

Thiosaf 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 Thiosaf Capsule

Expert advice for Thiosaf Capsule

  • Thiosaf can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Thiosaf, 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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Thiosaf Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Thiosaf Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Thiosaf 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 Thiosaf 8mg Capsul
e during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Thiosaf 8mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Thiosaf
8mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Thiosaf
8mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Thiosaf Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Thiocolchicoside

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

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