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Thiocolchicoside + Diclofenac

Information about Thiocolchicoside + Diclofenac

Thiocolchicoside + Diclofenac Uses

Thiocolchicoside+Diclofenac is used in the treatment of pain due to muscle spasm.

How Thiocolchicoside + Diclofenac works

Thiocolchicoside + Diclofenac 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).

Common side effects of Thiocolchicoside + Diclofenac

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Heartburn, Stomach pain/epigastric pain, Loss of appetite
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Available Medicine for Thiocolchicoside + Diclofenac

OxalginZydus Cadila
11 to ₹2848 variant(s)
Dynapar MRTroikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
181 to ₹2632 variant(s)
SupamoveDr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
119 to ₹2364 variant(s)
Myospas THWin-Medicare Pvt Ltd
222 to ₹2392 variant(s)
Thioact DSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
171 to ₹2192 variant(s)
Dolentia MRAkumentis Healthcare Ltd
2271 variant(s)
Systaflam-MRSystopic Laboratories Pvt Ltd
1301 variant(s)
Spafast DDelcure Life Sciences
591 variant(s)
Diclogesic THTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
113 to ₹1742 variant(s)
Volitra MRSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
1361 variant(s)

Expert advice for Thiocolchicoside + Diclofenac

  • Thiocolchicoside + Diclofenac 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 Thiocolchicoside + Diclofenac as it may cause excessive drowsiness.

Frequently asked questions for Thiocolchicoside + Diclofenac

Thiocolchicoside + Diclofenac

Q. Can I stop taking Thiocolchicoside+Diclofenac when my pain is relieved?

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

Q. Can the use of Thiocolchicoside+Diclofenac cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Thiocolchicoside+Diclofenac 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 Thiocolchicoside+Diclofenac cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, long-term use of Thiocolchicoside+Diclofenac 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 Thiocolchicoside+Diclofenac 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.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Thiocolchicoside+Diclofenac?

The use of Thiocolchicoside+Diclofenac 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. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Thiocolchicoside+Diclofenac?

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.

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