Tolkem 100mg Tablet

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Tolkem 100mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Muscle relaxation
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₹8.65/Tablet
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Medicine Overview of Tolkem Tablet

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Uses of Tolkem Tablet

Tolkem 100mg Tablet is used for muscle relaxation
It relieves painful spasms of the skeletal muscles.
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Side effects of Tolkem Tablet

Common

Sleepiness, Dry mouth.

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How to use Tolkem Tablet

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 is better to take Tolkem 100mg Tablet with food.

How Tolkem Tablet works

Tolkem 100mg tablet 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 Tolkem Tablet

Expert advice for Tolkem Tablet

  • Tolkem can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Tolkem, 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 Tolkem 100mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tolkem 100mg Tablet 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 Tolkem 100mg Table
t during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Tolkem 100mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Tolkem 100mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

However, caution is advised in patients with underlying kidney disease who are taking this medicine.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Tolkem
100mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Tolperisone, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tolkem 100mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Tolperisone

No. Tolkem is not a steroid. Tolkem is a muscle relaxant. It is used in low back pain and also used to treat spasticity associated with post-stroke patients.
Q. Can I take Tolkem with paracetamol?
Yes. Tolkem can be taken with paracetamol. There is no known interaction between Tolkem and paracetamol.
Q. Can I take Tolkem with diclofenac?
Yes. Tolkem can be taken with diclofenac to reduce pain and spasm associated with back pain and other conditions. There is no known interaction between Tolkem and paracetamol.
Q. Are eperisone and Tolkem same?
No. Tolkem and eperisone are not same medicine but they are from the same class of drugs. They are centrally acting muscle relaxants. Both relax skeletal muscles but eperisone particularly also relaxes vascular smooth muscles leading to dilatation of blood vessels.
No. Tolkem is not a drug approved for anxiety. Tolkem is a centrally acting muscle relaxant.
Yes. Tolkem can cause fall in blood pressure due to its action on the blood vessels. It relaxes the blood vessels leading to hypotension.
No. Tolkem is absolutely contraindicated in cases of myasthenia gravis which is a disease of muscle and nerve end plate leading to muscle weakness.
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Substitutes for Tolkem Tablet

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