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Myoril 8Mg Capsule

Manufacturer: Sanofi India Ltd
Medicine composition: Thiocolchicoside
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 30, 2019

Myoril capsule is used for the treatment of muscle stiffness. It is anti-inflammatory and analgesic and works as a competitive GABAA receptor antagonist. This medication provides relief for stiffness in spinal/ muscle diseases/ joint diseases/ nerve diseases/ Rheumatoid arthritis/ Ankylosing spondylitis and for nonarticular rheumatism.

People with history of seizures should avoid taking this medication as it has convulsant activity. Before using this medication inform your doctor if:

  • You have gastro-intestinal disorders.
  • You are allergic to any ingredient contained with this medication.
  • You have any other allergies.
  • You are already taking any medications.
  • You are alcoholic.
  • You are recuperating from a surgery.
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.

This medication is helpful in treating the below provided problems:

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Peptic Ulcer

  • Asthma

We have provided you the list of possible side effects of this medication:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    This medication may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication unsafe to use during pregnancy. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Women who are breastfeeding must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    In some of the patients it may impair driving performance and operate machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    The lowest effective dose should be used and renal function monitored regularly.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Use of this medicine should be avoided in patients with underlying liver disease.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Myoril 8Mg Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    In case of overdose, please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.

It is a derivative of glucoside, colchicoside that is contained within Colchicum autumnale plant. This medication is a type of synthetic sulphur derivative.

Ques: What is Thiocolchicoside?

Ans: Thiocolchicoside is a salt which is used for Muscles stiffness in the joint diseases, Muscles stiffness in spinal, Muscles stiffness in nerve diseases and muscle diseases. Thiocolchicoside performs its action by working on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm without the reduction in strength. This improves pain and movement of muscles. It is used to treat conditions such as Muscles stiffness in the joint diseases, spine, nerve disease, and muscle diseases.

Ques: What are the uses of Thiocolchicoside?

Ans: Thiocolchicoside is a medication, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Muscles stiffness in the joint diseases, spine, nerve disease, and muscle diseases.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Thiocolchicoside?

Ans: Side effects include Allergy, Urge to vomit, Brief loss of consciousness, Sleepiness weakness, and Symptoms due to exposure to sunlight.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Thiocolchicoside?

Ans: Store Thiocolchicoside in a cool dry place and keep it in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store this medication out of sight and reach of children.

Ques: How long do I need to use Myoril 8Mg Capsule before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: It is a medicine which takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Myoril 8Mg Capsule?

Ans: This medication should not be used if you have the conditions such as Allergic to thiocolchicoside, Breastfeeding, and Pregnant.

Ques: Is Myoril 8Mg Capsule safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication 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.

Ques: Will Myoril 8Mg Capsule be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose of this medication can lead to increased chances of side effects such as Allergy, Urge to vomit, Brief loss of consciousness, Sleepiness weakness, Symptoms due to exposure to sunlight, etc.
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About Myoril 8Mg Capsule
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