FAQs ABOUT THIOSPAS A 8
Can higher dose of THIOSPAS A 8 improve my disease condition?
No. Do not take a higher dose of THIOSPAS A 8 without consulting your doctor as it may lead to increased risk of unwanted side effects. Only use the dose prescribed to you by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the correct dose for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition. If the prescribed dose does not result in effective pain relief, consult your doctor for advice.
Can THIOSPAS A 8 cure arthritis?
No. THIOSPAS A 8 can only be used to relieve pain caused due to arthritis and cannot cure arthritis. Your doctor may prescribe you other medicines along with THIOSPAS A 8 to help to treat your disease condition.
How long should I need to take THIOSPAS A 8?
It is not advisable to take THIOSPAS A 8 for more than 7 days, especially while taking at higher doses. This is because, [GBNKEYWORD may cause chromosomal changes in the body which might lead to unwanted side effects. Strictly follow the instructions given by your doctor regarding the duration of the therapy.
Can I stop taking THIOSPAS A 8 once my pain is relieved?
Yes. THIOSPAS A 8 can be discontinued from use once pain is relieved. However, consult your doctor before doing so, as stopping THIOSPAS A 8 too early may cause the pain to come back.
Who should take THIOSPAS A 8 and who should not?
THIOSPAS A 8 should be used under medical supervision. Do not take THIOSPAS A 8 if you have asthma or varicella infection. Consult your doctor before taking THIOSPAS A 8 if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or breastfeeding. Before taking THIOSPAS A 8, inform your doctor if you have any problems in your liver, liver, kidney, heart, or stomach. You much also inform your doctor if you have diabetes, high blood cholesterol or fits.
Can THIOSPAS A 8 be taken with vitamin B12 supplements?
THIOSPAS A 8 can be taken together with vitamin supplements as vitamins tends to improve healing of inflammation and reduces pain. However, consult your doctor before taking.
For what conditions THIOSPAS A 8 is prescribed?
THIOSPAS A 8 is given for reliving musculoskeletal pain associated with muscle spasms.
Is THIOSPAS A 8 safe for pregnant women?
THIOSPAS A 8 is not recommended for use in pregnant women as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice before taking.
Can I take THIOSPAS A 8 with antibiotics?
THIOSPAS A 8 may interact with certain antibiotics (such as ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, levofloxacin or moxifloxacin) and may produce an altered response. Inform your doctor about the medicines which you use currently.
Is THIOSPAS A 8 a painkiller?
THIOSPAS A 8 is an anti-inflammatory medicine with pain relieving properties. It helps in reducing pain and swelling while relaxing the muscles. It can be used for reducing pain caused due to muscle contraction or inflammatory bone conditions.
Does THIOSPAS A 8 make you feel sleepy?
THIOSPAS A 8 may make you feel sleepy because of its sedative property. Therefore, be caution while you drive or operate any heavy tools or machines. Do not consume alcohol or other medicine that can seduces your brain further such as antidepressants (Ex. citalopram, sertraline). Consult your doctor if you continue to feel sleepy that interferes with your day-to-day activities.
Is THIOSPAS A 8 addictive?
THIOSPAS A 8 is not a habit-forming medicine. However, you might feel better that only if you take THIOSPAS A 8. This is because, THIOSPAS A 8 can only reduce pain caused due to inflammatory conditions. It cannot treat the actual cause of the pain. And so, if you stop taking THIOSPAS A 8, your pain may reappear once again. To avoid this, take THIOSPAS A 8 only as advised by the physician for the stipulated duration.
Is THIOSPAS A 8 a steroid?
No. THIOSPAS A 8 is not a steroid. It contains aceclofenac which is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and thiocolchicoside which is a muscle relaxant. They act by blocking the production of certain chemicals in the body that causes pain, inflammation, and muscle spasms. As a result, it relaxes skeletal muscles and reduces pain associated with musculoskeletal disorders such as muscle spasm, arthritis etc.
Can THIOSPAS A 8 be used in children?
No. THIOSPAS A 8 is strictly not recommended for use in children aged below 16 years. Children above this age group must also consult their doctor before taking THIOSPAS A 8.