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Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR is a muscle relaxer. It provides relief from the discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions such as rigidity, tension, stiffness, and muscle spasms.

Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach and reduce the chance of side effects. In general, 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, weakness, dizziness, vomiting, and nausea. 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 Tolfia Tablet SR

  • Muscle relaxation

Side effects of Tolfia Tablet SR

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 Tolfia

  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness

How to use Tolfia Tablet SR

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. Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR is to be taken with food.

How Tolfia Tablet SR works

Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR 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
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR 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 Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, caution is advised in patients with underlying kidney disease who are taking this medicine.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Tolfia Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR
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Synaptol SR 450 Tablet
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Tolkem SR 450 Tablet
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Tolperitas-SR 450 Tablet
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Quick Tips

  • Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR 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.
  • Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR 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 Tolfia 450mg Tablet SR 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.

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Patient Concerns

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Whats the difference between SR tablet and ordinary tablet Can i use SR tablet? Any side effects in SR tablets?. Which one is good medicine for health?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
SR IS GOOD AS IT IS SUSTAINED RELEASE
Road accident. Now cured. Is physiotherapy mandatory after removal of POP?? Sir, I met with road accident exactly 63 days ago. Now POP is removed. Still can't walk without walking aid. Doctor told physiotherapy is not required. And not suggested any exercises also for muscle relaxation. Sir, please suggest me , whether I should consult another doctor or exercises not always mandatory
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Physiotherapy is not mandatory Home exercises are needed for all cases
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FAQs

Q. Is Tolfia a painkiller?

Tolfia is not a direct painkiller. It is a muscle relaxant commonly used where certain muscles are in constant contraction. It is used in the treatment of long-term pain conditions. It works by relaxing the muscles and relieving the spasm. It is important to know that this medicine is not advised to be taken in all pain conditions. Your doctor will decide when to prescribe this medicine.

Q. Does Tolfia cause drowsiness?

Yes, there are chances that Tolfia can cause drowsiness and sleepiness. Hence, avoid driving or working with heavy machines while you take this medication. Before starting the medication consult the doctor and also inform if you are on any sleep medication.

Q. Is Tolfia addictive?

No, Tolfia is not an addictive medicine. It is a muscle relaxant medication and has no addictive potential.

Q. Can I take Tolfia for back pain?

Tolfia is prescribed to patients with chronic back pain. It is a muscle relaxant, it relaxes the spasm of the back muscles which helps in decreasing the pain. Consult your doctor to properly diagnose the reason for the back pain before you start taking this medication.

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