Thiocolchicoside

Information about Thiocolchicoside

Thiocolchicoside Uses

Thiocolchicoside is used for muscle relaxation. It relieves painful spasms of the skeletal muscles.

How Thiocolchicoside works

Thiocolchicoside 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.

Common side effects of Thiocolchicoside

Sleepiness, Diarrhea, Abdominal pain
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Expert advice for Thiocolchicoside

  • Thiocolchicoside 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.
  • Thiocolchicoside 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 Thiocolchicoside 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.

Frequently asked questions for Thiocolchicoside

Thiocolchicoside

Q. What is Thiocolchicoside?

Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant which is used in adults and adolescents from 16 years onwards as an add-on treatment for painful muscular contractions. It is to be used for acute conditions related to the spinal column.

Q. Is Thiocolchicoside a steroid?

No, Thiocolchicoside is not a steroid. It is a naturally occurring glucoside from a plant source.

Q. Thiocolchicoside is derived from which plant?

Thiocolchicoside is a semi-synthetic derivative of naturally occurring compound colchicoside from the plant Gloriosa superb.

Q. Is Thiocolchicoside safe?

Thiocolchicoside is a safe medicine if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. Recently, there have been reports that one of the products formed in the body when taking Thiocolchicoside at high doses may cause damage to the some cells which could be a risk factor for cancer, harm to unborn child and impairment of male fertility. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Q. How does Thiocolchicoside works?

Thiocochicoside works by acting on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

Q. Is Thiocolchicoside addictive?

No, Thiocolchicoside is not known to have any addiction potential.

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