Consuming alcohol with Tolcalm 50 does not cause any harmful side effects.
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Tolcalm 50 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Information regarding the use of Tolcalm 50 during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Tolcalm 50 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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There is limited information available on the use of Tolcalm 50 in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor. However, caution is advised in patients with underlying kidney disease who are taking this medicine.
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There is limited information available on the use of Tolcalm 50 in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Tolcalm 50 is a muscle relaxer. It provides relief from the discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions such as rigidity, tension, stiffness, and muscle spasms. Tolcalm 50 should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach and reduce the chance of side effects. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms, for the shortest possible time. You should take this medicine regularly while you need it. Try not to miss doses as this will make the medicine less effective. Some common side effects of this medicine include sleepiness, weakness, dizziness, vomiting, and nausea. If any of these side effects do not go away or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms. To make sure it is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are using or taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine.
Uses of Tolcalm 50
- Muscle relaxation
Side effects of Tolcalm 50
How to use Tolcalm 50
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tolcalm 50 is to be taken with food.
How Tolcalm 50 works
Tolcalm 50 is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm without reduction in strength. This improves pain and movement of muscles.
What if you forget to take Tolcalm 50?
If you miss a dose of Tolcalm 50, 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.
- Tolcalm 50 provides relief from rigidity, tension and stiffness in muscles (spasticity) that may occur due to various conditions affecting the nervous system.
- Take it with or after food or a glass of milk.
- Tolcalm 50 may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Tolcalm 50 as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor if you've been on it for a long time.
Painful muscle spasm associated with disorders of the locomotor system: Low back pain, sciatica, overstrain of joints, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, herniated disc, spondylosis, nerve root compression caused by osteoporosis, soft tissue inflammation (bursitis, periarthritis, humeroscapsularis). Muscle spasticity associated with neurological conditions: Stroke induced hemiparesis or hemiplegia, pyramidal tract lesion, multiple sclerosis, myelopathies, encephalomyelitis, spinal automatisms, paralysis spinalis spastica, cerebral palsy. Decreased peripheral circulation as seen in: Atherosclerosis obliterans, endarteritis obliterans, thromboangitis obliterans, Raynaud's disease, acrocyanosis, intermittent angioneurotic dysbasia. Special paediatric indications: Little's disease (spastic paralysis) and other encephalopathies accompanied by dystonia. Rehabilitation: Treatment after limb fractures followed by long term fixation, postoperative therapy of traumatological and orthopedic limb surgery, rehabilitation of hemiplegic patients.
Should be taken with food.
Oral Spasticity ; Muscle spasms Adult: 50-150 mg tid. Intramuscular Adult: One ampoule twice daily. Injection should be given slowly.
Oral Spasticity ; Muscle spasms Child: <6 yr: 5 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses; 6-14 yr: 2-4 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses.
Hypersensitivity to any component of the product Myasthenia gravis, Nursing mother
Mode of Action
Tolperisone is a centrally acting muscle relaxant.
In case of children, the prescribed dose and duration of treatment should closely be observed.
Sometimes, muscular weakness, headache, nausea, vomiting and rarely hypersensitivity reactions may occur as side effects.
Methocarbamol. Tolperisone HCl.
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