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Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of pain due to muscle spasm. It improves the movement of muscles and provides relief from pain and discomfort associated with muscle spasms.

Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. You should take it regularly as advised by your doctor. Do not take more or use it for longer duration than recommended by your doctor.

Some of the common side effects on of this medicine includes nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, heartburn, stomach pain, and loss of appetite. If any of these side effects bother you or do not go away with time, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help with ways to reduce or prevent these side effects.

The medicine may not be suitable for everybody. Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any problems with your heart, kidneys, and liver. To make sure it is safe for you, let your doctor also know all the other medicines you are taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers should first consult their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of Volitra MR Tablet

Side effects of Volitra MR Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Heartburn
  • Stomach pain/epigastric pain
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Volitra MR 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. Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Volitra MR Tablet works

Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Thiocolchicoside and Diclofenac, which relieves muscle pain. Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm and improve movement of muscles. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended in patients with liver disease if this medicine is to be taken for a long time.

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Quick Tips

  • Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet helps relieve pain and muscle spasm that may occur due to strains, sprains, and muscle injuries.
  • It is usually used along with rest and physical therapy.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Volitra MR 4mg/50mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.

Patient Concerns

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Is acceclowoc-mr tablet can be taken whole life to relieve pain or suggest pain killer, muscle relaxant
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
No pain killer can be taken whole life, u need to remove the problem
Severe neck n shoulder pain due to spasm . Spasm increases when i move neck. Pain was suddenly increased Also i have taken flexon mr tablet I cannot lift my neck when i lie on the bed
Vipul Aggarwal
Very common problem with ppl who sit for long time and use lot of mobile or laptop and when vitamin d level are lowMost commin in ppl working in IT sectorGet vitamin d checkedAnd start with cervical isometric exercisesU will be fine in a weekDont take pain killersFor more than 3-4 days
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FAQs

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Volitra MR?

The use of Volitra MR is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcers or in patients with active, recurrent stomach ulcer/ bleeding. Its use should also be avoided in a patient with a history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Can I stop taking Volitra MR when my pain is relieved?

Volitra MR is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when your pain is relieved. However, Volitra MR should be continued if you are advised by your doctor to do so.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Volitra MR?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. Can the use of Volitra MR cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Volitra MR can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Volitra MR cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, long-term use of Volitra MR can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protect them from damage. Use of painkillers lowers the levels of prostaglandins in the body leading to kidney damage on long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended to patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Volitra MR be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having some serious side effects and toxicity. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms, that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
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References
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  4. Diclofenac. Daventry, Northamptonshire: Dexcel Pharma Ltd.; 1996 [revised 20 Dec. 2017]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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