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Myoside 8 mg Tablet

Manufactured byTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Description

Myoside 8 mg Tablet is a muscle relaxant used to relieve painful muscle contractions in adults and children above 16 years of age.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Myoside 8 mg Tablet

  • Itching and skin rash
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Fainting and drowsiness
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes
  • Photosensitivity
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache

Uses of Myoside 8 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Muscle spasm
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the strength and form of administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective is subject to vary based on the strength and form of administration.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect a pregnancy while taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women since the risk of adverse effects on the nursing infant is significantly high.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to thiocolchicoside or any other inactive ingredient present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Contact your doctor immediately if you suspect a pregnancy while taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women since the risk of adverse effects on the nursing infant is significantly high.
General warnings

Other medicines

Report the use of all your current medicines including herbs and supplements to the doctor to avoid the chances of a possible interaction with Myoside 8 mg Tablet.

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from a kidney disease or an impairment of normal kidney function due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Driving or Operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause symptoms such as drowsiness, impaired judgment, impaired body movements, etc. in some patients. Hence, it is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery during treatment with this medicine.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in children and adolescents less than 16 years of age.

Use in women of childbearing potential

Women of childbearing potential should adopt appropriate means of contraception to avoid pregnancies during treatment with this medicine.

Impairment of fertility

Use of this medicine may cause impairment of fertility in men. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

Missed Dose

Contact your doctor or pharmacist for further instructions if you miss a scheduled dose of this medicine. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Myoside 8 mg Tablet exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Do not take this medicine for longer durations than recommended. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately.
Miscelleneous

To be taken after food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by interacting with certain specific receptors in the central nervous system. It prevents muscle contractions and relieves muscle spasms.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Muscle relaxants

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 15 September 2017]. Available from:

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/6848/43f3f7ad8f393bd283e514563a8a0e8141f1.pdf

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 15 September 2017]. Available from:

https://iasispharma.com/wp-content/uploads/pdf/RELIEF_PIL_ENG.pdf

Thiocolchicoside - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 15 September 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB11582
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Information on this page was last updated on 2 May 2018

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