Medicine Overview of Tolkem Tablet
Uses of Tolkem Tablet
Tolkem 150mg Tablet is used for muscle relaxation.
Side effects of Tolkem Tablet
Sleepiness, Dizziness, Dry mouth, Fatigue, Decreased blood pressure.
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 150mg Tablet with food.
How Tolkem Tablet works
Tolkem 150mg tablet works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.
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.
Special precautions for Tolkem 150mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tolkem 150mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
No information is available on the use of Tolkem 150mg Table+more
t during lactation. Please consult your doctor....
Tolkem 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
There is limited information available on the use of Tolkem 150mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.+more
However, caution is advised in patients with underlying kidney disease who are taking this medicine....
However, caution is advised in patients with underlying kidney disease who are taking this medicine.
There is limited information available on the use of Tolkem+more
150mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
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.
Frequently asked questions for Tolkem 150mg 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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