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Tolpidol 150 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Tolpidol Tablet

Tolpidol Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness

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

How Tolpidol Tablet works

Tolpidol 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.

Tolpidol Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tolpidol 150 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Tolpidol 150 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Tolpidol 150 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Tolpidol 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
There is limited information available on the use of Tolpidol 150 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Tolpidol Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Tolpidol 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Tolpidol 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.
  • Tolpidol 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 Tolpidol 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 Tolpidol

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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 Tolpidol a steroid?

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

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

Q. Can I take Tolpidol with diclofenac?

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

Q. Are eperisone and Tolpidol same?

No. Tolpidol 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 Tolpidol for anxiety?

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

Q. Can Tolpidol cause fall in blood pressure?

Yes. Tolpidol 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 Tolpidol in myasthenia gravis?

No. Tolpidol 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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