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Tolrex 150 mg Tablet MR

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Overview

Uses of Tolrex Tablet MR

Tolrex 150 mg Tablet MR is used for muscle relaxation. It is used to treat acute musculoskeletal pain.

Tolrex Tablet MR side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness

How to use Tolrex Tablet MR

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. Tolrex 150 mg Tablet MR is to be taken with food.

How Tolrex Tablet MR works

Tolrex 150 mg Tablet MR 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.

Tolrex Tablet MR related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tolrex 150 mg Tablet MR 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Tolrex 150 mg Tablet MR during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Tolrex 150 mg Tablet MR 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 Tolrex 150 mg Tablet MR 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 Tolrex 150 mg Tablet MR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Tolrex Tablet MR?

If you miss a dose of Tolrex 150 mg Tablet MR, 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Tolrex 150 mg Tablet MR 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.
  • Tolrex 150 mg Tablet MR 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 Tolrex 150 mg Tablet MR 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 Tolrex

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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
i have suffering from anxiety problem and blood preasure in high condition
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Mental Wellness
Thank you for your question. We understand your concern. I would urge you to consult nearest psychiatrist for assessment and to rule out any anxiety disorder. For anxiety you can do lifestyle modifications. You can practice yoga and meditation. You are advised to exercise regularly and do breathing exercise. Above methods are priceless to reduce anxiety. For relaxation, you can read about Jacobson progressive muscle relaxation" on internet and practice it."
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FAQs

Q. Is Tolrex a steroid?

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

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

Q. Can I take Tolrex with diclofenac?

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

Q. Are eperisone and Tolrex same?

No. Tolrex 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 Tolrex for anxiety?

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

Q. Can Tolrex cause fall in blood pressure?

Yes. Tolrex 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 Tolrex in myasthenia gravis?

No. Tolrex 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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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Forgo Pharmaceuticals Private Limited, Plot No. 92, Industrial Area, Phase 1, Panchkula-134109, Haryana, India
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