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food interaction for THIOX

alcohol interaction for THIOX

pregnancy interaction for THIOX

lactation interaction for THIOX

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Thiox gel may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Thiox gel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Diclofenac Topical(1.16% w/w)


Diclofenac topical is used locally in the treatment of painful conditions such as arthritis of joint (osteoarthritis), conditions of the joint arising from destruction of healthy body tissue by the body’s immune system (rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis), lower back pain, sprains or bone fractures, inflammation of joints (frozen shoulder, gout), pain and swelling over body.

How it works

Diclofenac belongs to class of medications called as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by blocking the production of a certain chemical substance in the body that causes pain, fever, and inflammation. 

Common side effects

Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Skin rash
Thiocolchicoside Topical(0.125% w/w)


Thiocolchicoside topical is used as an additive in the treatment of painful stiffness or constriction in muscular disorders. 

How it works

Thiocolchicoside belongs to the class of medications called as muscle relaxants. It acts against chemical called gamma amino-butyric acid (GABA) thereby reducing the inflammation and pain, and relaxing the muscles. 

Common side effects



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Expert advice for THIOX

  • Inform your doctor if you have diabetes, angina, blood clots, and high blood pressure, raised cholesterol or raised triglycerides, liver disorder of the red blood pigment (porphyria).
  • Tell your doctor if you had or need to have surgery.
  • Avoid direct contact of gel/ lotion with your eyes. In case of direct contact, wash your eyes with water immediately and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not use if you are allergic to diclofenac or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you previously had allergic reaction (asthma, hives or a cold) due to aspirin or other pain killers.

Frequently asked questions for THIOX

Diclofenac Topical

Q. Is diclofenac topical a blood thinner / controlled substance?
Diclofenac is a pain relieving medication and it does not significantly affect the function of platelets in blood; hence it is not a blood thinner. It is not a controlled substance as it does not have the potential for abuse or addiction.

Thiocolchicoside Topical

Q. Is thiocolchicoside a steroid?
No, thiocolchicoside is not a steroid. It is a semi-synthetic muscle relaxant.
Q. Thiocolchicoside is derived from which plant?
Thiocolchicoside is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superba.
Q. What is thiocolchicoside and aceclofenac?
Thiocolchicoside is used as combination with aceclofenac to treat painful muscular contraction (spasm).


Content on this page was last updated on 08 February, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)