Muscoflex Capsule 4 Mg
Muscoflex Capsule 4 Mg is a medication that contains Thiocolchicoside and is widely used in the treatment of muscular disorders, rheumatological, traumatic and neurological associated with spasticity and muscle contracture. Its muscle relaxant effect on skeletal muscles is attributed to its direct activation of the GABA receptor at the spinal level. The medication is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to it or colchicines, with muscular hypotonia and flaccid paralysis.
Although it may cause some side effects such as nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, they can be managed by reducing the dosage or taking other measures to prevent them. Overall, Muscoflex Capsule 4 Mg can be an effective option for individuals with muscle-related issues, and those who have been prescribed it should follow their doctor’s advice and report any side effects promptly.
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Thiocolchicoside 4 Mg
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Pharmacological Properties of Thiocolchicoside
During preclinical studies, it was discovered that Thiocolchicoside has a selective affinity for gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptors and glycine receptors. These properties are responsible for its action in rheumatological and traumatic spasms, as well as in central origin spasms. Thiocolchicoside does not have a similar action to curare, and it does not cause paralysis of the motor plate or respiratory problems. Additionally, Thiocolchicoside has no effect on the cardiovascular system.
Thiocolchicoside is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of muscular disorders, rheumatological, traumatic, and neurological disorders associated with spasticity and muscle contracture. Some examples of such conditions include Torticollis, back pain, degenerative diseases of the vertebrae, such as lumbalgia, static pathology of the vertebrae, traumatic and neurological disorders associated with spasticity, and during rehabilitation.
Thiocolchicoside is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to it or colchicines, with muscular hypotonia and flaccid paralysis (flaccid).
Warnings and Precautions
If diarrhea occurs, the dose should be reduced. Care should be taken in patients with renal insufficiency. If necessary, capsules can be taken simultaneously with a stomach-protecting drug (gastroprotective). Additionally, the product contains lactose monohydrate, so it should not be used in persons with congenital galactosemia, fructose intolerance, glucose-galactose malabsorption, lactase deficiency, and sucrase-isomaltase.
As with any medication, there are potential side effects to be aware of. Some common side effects of Muscoflex Capsule 4 Mg include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, heartburn, diarrhea, and loss of appetite. Rarely, side effects such as skin rash, swelling, allergic and pseudo-allergic reactions (allergic vasculitis), gastralgia, hypotension, irritability, and drowsiness (with intramuscular administration) may occur.
If you experience any side effects that bother you or do not go away with time, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may help you with ways to reduce or prevent the side effects.
Muscoflex Capsule 4 Mg is a muscle relaxant medication containing Thiocolchicoside, a semi-synthetic derivative of the natural glycoside colchicoside. Thiocolchicoside has a selective affinity for gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptors and glycine receptors, which is responsible for its muscle relaxant effect on skeletal muscles.
It is indicated for the symptomatic treatment of muscular disorders, rheumatological, traumatic, and neurological disorders associated with spasticity and muscle contracture. As with any medication, there are potential side effects to be aware
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