Liofen 10 MG Tablet
This medication is an anti-spastic agent and a muscle relaxer. It treats muscle symptoms caused by multiple sclerosis, including pain, muscle spasm, and stiffness. The tablet also treats symptoms related to any injury or disease of the spinal cord.
The medicine should not be used by those having an allergy to it. Inform your doctor if your have a kidney disease, stroke, blood clots, epilepsy or other seizure disorders. The doctor will prescribe your medicine based on your medical condition and response to treatment.
The medicine is useful against the following condition:
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medication lasts for an average duration of 7 to 12 hours.
What is the onset of action?The peak effect of this medication could be seen in 3 to 4 days of consumption.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Use of this medicine is not advised in case of pregnant women. In necessary cases, the benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before consumption.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency has been reported
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding mothers are advised not to consume this medication as it is known to excreted through the breast milk. In necessary cases, Monitoring of symptoms like sedation is required.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Liofen 10 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsTake the missed dose as soon as you remember.
Overdose instructionsSeek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
The drug belongs to skeletal muscle relaxants. It works by inhibiting the monosynaptic and polysynaptic reflexes at the spinal levels and decreases the release of excitatory neurotransmitters from the afferent terminal. It also stimulates effect of the inhibitory neurotransmitter called GABA and relaxes the muscles.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholConsumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it can result in dizziness and difficulty in concentration. Avoid activities that need mental alertness like driving and operating machinery.
Interaction with Lab Test
LabInformation not available.
Interaction with Food
FoodInformation not available.
Interaction with Disease
DiseasePatients suffering from kidney disease should use some other safer alternative.
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