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Tolpidol Plus Tablet

Manufactured byTHEMIS MEDICARE LTD
ContainsTolperisone (150 mg) + Paracetamol (325 mg)
Description

Tolpidol Plus Tablet is a combination medicine which may be used for the treatment of acute musculoskeletal pain and muscle spasms. This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Tolpidol Plus Tablet

  • Excessive sweating
  • Hives and redness of skin
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Dryness of mouth
  • Headache
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Allergic skin reaction
  • Gastric / Mouth Ulcer
  • Bloody and cloudy urine
  • Anemia
  • Fatigue

Uses of Tolpidol Plus Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Muscle spasticity
  • Acute musculoskeletal pain
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effects of this medicine can be observed within 1 hour of administration of the dose.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, etc.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to tolperisone, paracetamol, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Myasthenia gravis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of myasthenia gravis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Analgesic Nephropathy (Kidney Disease)

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from kidney diseases associated with the excessive use of painkillers due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Severe liver disease

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.
General warnings

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Chronic Malnutrition

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from malnourishment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Overdose

Read the label carefully before consuming this medicine to avoid overdosage. An overdose of this medicine may cause liver damage. Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose of this medicine is suspected.

Use in Children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age unless prescribed by your physician. Close monitoring of the children for any sign of side effects is recommended. Appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Driving or Operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause blurred vision or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, etc.
Interaction with Medicine

Allopurinol

Carbamazepine

Phenytoin

Sodium Nitrite

Leflunomide

Prilocaine

Probenecid

Methocarbamol

Tetracyclines

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver function impairment or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Report any symptoms such as nausea, fever, rashes, dark urine, etc. to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

5-HIAA Urine Test

You may get a false-positive result for this test while taking this medicine. It is advised that you inform the doctor and lab technician about all your current medicines including herbs and supplements before undergoing any lab tests.
Take this medicine exactly as instructed by your doctor. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken with food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Paracetamol inhibits the formation of certain natural substances which are responsible for causing pain and inflammation. Tolperisone works by relaxing the muscles and reducing the pain. The combination is thus effective in treating musculoskeletal pain.
Legal Status

Unknown

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Classification

Category

Miscellaneous analgesics, Muscle relaxants

Schedule

Schedule H

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Information on this page was last updated on 8 Jul 2019

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