Thiospas 4 Capsule

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

Introduction

Thiospas 4 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.

Thiospas 4 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 abdominal pain. 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 Thiospas Capsule

  • Muscle relaxation

Benefits of Thiospas Capsule

In Muscle relaxation

Thiospas 4 Capsule is a muscle relaxant that is used to relieve rigidity, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect skeletal muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for such symptoms. It effectively relieves muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement.
It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. The dose and duration will be decided by the doctor depending on the condition you are being treated for. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Thiospas 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 Thiospas

  • Sleepiness
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Thiospas Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Thiospas 4 Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Thiospas Capsule works

Thiospas 4 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 Thiospas 4 Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Thiospas 4 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 Thiospas 4 Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Thiospas 4 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 Thiospas 4 Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Thiospas 4 Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Thiospas 4 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.
  • Thiospas 4 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 Thiospas 4 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
Action Class
Skeletal muscle relaxant- Centrally acting

Patient Concerns

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Hi!! For muscle pull thiospas 4mg can be taken?? It is to be taken once or twice a day?? Thanks
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
2-3 times daily
Suffering form severe back pain form 3 weeks. My work involves sitting and driving upto 12 hrs a day.pain radiates between upper and middle back, particulary spine area. Have been prescribed THIOSPAS A -4mg & Evion-LC, from 2 weeks to almost no relief.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Avoid forward bending and Avoid lifting heavy weight do Hot Fomentation and apply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Myospas-D thrice daily and Tab Flotrip-forte thrice daily and Cap Nurokind-Gold twice daily for 5 days
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FAQs

Q. What is Thiospas 4 Capsule?

Thiospas 4 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 Thiospas 4 Capsule a steroid?

No, Thiospas 4 Capsule is not a steroid. It is a naturally occurring glucoside from a plant source.

Q. Thiospas 4 Capsule is derived from which plant?

Thiospas 4 Capsule is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superb.

Q. Is Thiospas 4 Capsule safe?

Thiospas 4 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 Thiospas 4 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 Thiospas 4 Capsule works?

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

Q. Is Thiospas 4 Capsule addictive?

No, Thiospas 4 Capsule is not known to have any addiction potential.

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References

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: June, 2021

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