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Tolmenta 150 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Tolmenta Tablet

Tolmenta 150 mg Tablet is used for muscle relaxation. It effectively alleviates acute musculoskeletal pain. It provides relief from rigidity, tension and stiffness in muscles (spasticity) that may occur due to various conditions affecting the nervous system.

Tolmenta 150 mg Tablet should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with food. Do not stop taking it suddenly without discussing with your doctor.

Fatigue, dizziness and drowsiness are some of the side effects of this medicine. Inform your doctor if you have a history of liver or kidney disease. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Uses of Tolmenta Tablet

Tolmenta Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness

How to use Tolmenta 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. Tolmenta 150 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Tolmenta Tablet works

Tolmenta 150 mg 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.

Tolmenta Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Tolmenta 150 mg Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tolmenta 150 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Tolmenta 150 mg Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Tolmenta 150 mg Tablet 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 Tolmenta 150 mg 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.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Tolmenta 150 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Tolmenta Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Tolmenta 150 mg Tablet, 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

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Expert Advice

  • Tolmenta 150 mg Tablet 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.
  • Tolmenta 150 mg Tablet 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 Tolmenta 150 mg Tablet 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tolmenta

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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
Bone & Joint Specialist
Physiotherapy is not mandatory Home exercises are needed for all cases
My husband is having illicit relationship bcoz of that lot of problems. I am very tensed all the time. Please suggest a medicine to calm down. Thank you
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Mental Wellness
We understand your concernWe are here to helpYou are advised to solve problemAs medicine will help you for temporary periodDiscussing with husband and finding solution will calm you downTill then you can do Jacobson Progressive Muscle Relaxation""http://www.healthline.com/health/what-is-jacobson-relaxation-technique#wholebody-technique3Follow this link to find detailed procedure
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FAQs

Q. Is Tolmenta a steroid?

No. Tolmenta is not a steroid. Tolmenta 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 Tolmenta with paracetamol?

Yes. Tolmenta can be taken with paracetamol. There is no known interaction between Tolmenta and paracetamol.

Q. Can I take Tolmenta with diclofenac?

Yes. Tolmenta can be taken with diclofenac to reduce pain and spasm associated with back pain and other conditions. There is no known interaction between Tolmenta and paracetamol.

Q. Are eperisone and Tolmenta same?

No. Tolmenta 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.

Q. Can I take Tolmenta for anxiety?

No. Tolmenta is not a drug approved for anxiety. Tolmenta is a centrally acting muscle relaxant.

Q. Can Tolmenta cause fall in blood pressure?

Yes. Tolmenta can cause fall in blood pressure due to its action on the blood vessels. It relaxes the blood vessels leading to hypotension.

Q. Can I take Tolmenta in myasthenia gravis?

No. Tolmenta 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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