Myotop-P Tablet is a combination medicine which acts as a muscle relaxant as well as provides relief from pain. It is mainly used in case of muscle spasm. It provides an easy and comfortable movement of the muscles during spasm and helps to get rid of the pain and discomfort during the condition.
Myotop-P Tablet consists of Tolperisone and Paracetamol. Tolperisone is a muscle relaxant which acts centrally. It works on the brain and spinal cord and relieves stiffness or contraction in muscles. It also improves blood circulation in the muscles.
Paracetamol acts as an analgesic or pain-killer as well as antipyretic or fever reducer. It inhibits action of the enzyme cyclo-oxygenase to prevent the formation of chemical messenger prostaglandins. Prostaglandins are responsible for causing pain and inflammation at the site of injuries.
Myotop-P Tablet is taken in case of muscle spasm in a prescribed dosage for a prescribed duration of time. Consultation with a doctor is important prior to this. An overdose of the medicine may have some serious side effects on health.
Certain side effects which are commonly associated with the use of Myotop-P Tablet include nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, dizziness, fatigue and sleepiness.
You should not consume this tablet if:
- You are allergic to this medicine.
- You are suffering from a serious liver disorder.
- You normally consume more than 3 alcohol beverages per day or have a history of alcoholism.
The medication can treat the below provided problems:
Is It safe with alcohol?It is found to be unsafe to consume alcohol while taking Myotop-P Tablet. Please consult your doctor before consumption.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Women who are pregnant must consult doctor before using this medication because it might be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding women are advised to consult doctor before using this medication.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?This medicine might affect the consciousness of the patient, hence impact the alertness while driving. If you feel drowsy or similar effects, you must avoid driving.
Does this affect kidney function?Caution must be practiced while taking Myotop-P Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Adjustment of dose might be needed. Consult your doctor before consuming this drug.
Does this affect liver function?Caution must be practiced while taking Myotop-P Tablet in patients with liver disease. Adjustment of dose might be needed. Consult your doctor before consuming this drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Myotop-P Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of this medication, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
The drug is a pain relief medication that selectively inhibits enzyme function in the brain which allows it to treat pain and fever. It activates certain receptors in the brain that inhibit pain signals.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
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