Thiospas 4mg Capsule

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Composition for Thiospas 4mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Muscle relaxation
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₹14.52/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Thiospas Capsule

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Uses of Thiospas Capsule

Thiospas 4mg Capsule is used for muscle relaxation.
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Side effects of Thiospas Capsule

Common

Decreased blood pressure, Sleepiness, Fatigue, Weakness, Headache, Dizziness, Abdominal cramp, Nausea, Dry mouth, Abdominal pain, Influenza like symptoms, Diarrhoea, Abdominal bloating.

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How to use Thiospas 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Thiospas 4mg Capsule at a fixed time.

How Thiospas Capsule works

Thiospas 4mg capsule works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

In Depth Information on Thiospas Capsule

Expert advice for Thiospas Capsule

  • Thiospas can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Thiospas, 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Thiospas 4mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Thiospas 4mg 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Thiospas 4mg Capsu
le during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Thiospas 4mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Thiospa
s 4mg Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Thiospa
s 4mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Thiospas 4mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Thiocolchicoside

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