THIOACT 8mg Capsule 10's

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Drug Information for THIOACT 8mg Capsule 10's

What is THIOACT 8mg Capsule used for?

THIOACT 8mg Capsule is used for the treatment of muscle spasms.

THIOACT 8mg Capsule may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does THIOACT 8mg Capsule work?

THIOACT 8mg Capsule belongs to the class of drugs called muscle relaxants. It helps in preventing muscle contractions by binding to the GABA receptor and activating the GABAergic inhibitory motor pathway. It also possesses anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.

How to use THIOACT 8mg Capsule?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual.

  • Swallow the tablet/capsule whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet/capsule. Take THIOACT 8mg Capsule with or without food.
  • Apply a thin layer of THIOACT 8mg Capsule cream on the affected area and rub it gently.
  • THIOACT 8mg Capsule injection should be administered only under the supervision of a healthcare provider. Do not self-medicate.

If you miss a dose of THIOACT 8mg Capsule, please consult your doctor immediately.

What are the drugs that interact with THIOACT 8mg Capsule?

Please consult your doctor to know about the possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of THIOACT 8mg Capsule?

The following are the most common side effects of THIOACT 8mg Capsule capsule/tablet/injection:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Drowsiness
  • Weakness

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Confusion
  • Heartburn
  • Blurred vision
  • Trembling
  • Diarrhoea

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while using THIOACT 8mg Capsule?

  • Seek doctor’s advice before taking any other drug or herbal products while on THIOACT 8mg Capsule
  • Do not exceed the dose more than what is prescribed.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may worsen the side effects of THIOACT 8mg Capsule.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if THIOACT 8mg Capsule causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Inform your doctor if you have rapid swelling of lips, throat or tongue.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Discontinuing the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.

What should you tell your doctor before using THIOACT 8mg Capsule?

  • Tell your doctor if you are allergic to THIOACT 8mg Capsule.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing depression, liver or heart diseases.
  • Notify the doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Frequently Asked questions about THIOACT 8mg Capsule

  1. Is it safe to use THIOACT 8mg Capsule with a history of seizures?
  2. Use of THIOACT 8mg Capsule may cause seizures. Therefore, it is not advisable to use the drug in people with a history of seizures. However, please consult your doctor.

  3. For how long is THIOACT 8mg Capsule usually prescribed?
  4. The duration of the treatment depends on the severity of the condition. Therefore, please consult your doctor.

  5. What are the contraindications of THIOACT 8mg Capsule?
  6. The contraindications of THIOACT 8mg Capsule include hypersensitivity and diabetes. You must inform the doctor about your medical history before using the drug.


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