Tolperitas 50 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.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tolperitas 50 mg 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.
No information is available on the use of Tolperitas 50 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Tolperitas 50 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Tolperitas 50 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.
There is limited information available on the use of Tolperitas 50 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Tolperitas 50 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.
No. Tolperitas is not a steroid. Tolperitas 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 Tolperitas with paracetamol?
Yes. Tolperitas can be taken with paracetamol. There is no known interaction between Tolperitas and paracetamol.
Q. Can I take Tolperitas with diclofenac?
Yes. Tolperitas can be taken with diclofenac to reduce pain and spasm associated with back pain and other conditions. There is no known interaction between Tolperitas and paracetamol.
Q. Are eperisone and Tolperitas same?
No. Tolperitas 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 Tolperitas for anxiety?
No. Tolperitas is not a drug approved for anxiety. Tolperitas is a centrally acting muscle relaxant.
Q. Can Tolperitas cause fall in blood pressure?
Yes. Tolperitas 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 Tolperitas in myasthenia gravis?
No. Tolperitas is absolutely contraindicated in cases of myasthenia gravis which is a disease of muscle and nerve end plate leading to muscle weakness.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.