Muscoril caps Information
Purpose Active Ingredient
Muscle relaxer thiocolchicoside
Muscoril caps, Neoflax.
About Muscoril Caps
Along with anti-inflammatory and analgesic actions, Muscoril (thiocolchicoside) is a muscle relaxation agent. It helps in the treatment of traumatological disorders, muscular spasms and for rheumatologic orthopedic problems. Thiocolchicoside (TCC) is used clinically for the analgesic, muscle relaxant and anti – inflammatory properties. It also interacts with gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) type A receptors. Thiocolchicoside is a kind of glucoside, which is extracted from the seeds of Colchicum autumnale. This medicine has minimal side effects and has good analgesic, muscle relaxant, anti inflammatory and anesthetic actions.
Thiocolchicoside (TCC) is used clinically for its various qualities like analgesic, muscle relaxant and anti-inflammatory properties. Muscoril muscle relaxant does its function by working on the central nervous system. However, it does not help in healing a muscle but reduces the pain that is related to the muscle. It is said that muscles heal by themselves. Thiocolchicoside also shows its impact on the brain. This medicine helps in complete relaxation of the body as it lowers the ability of the brain to sense any kind of pain. It also helps in blocking the painful feeling that are transmitted by the nerves to the brain.
Thiocolchicoside is a kind of semi-synthetic product that is derived from the naturally occurring colcicoside compound, which has a relaxing effect on the skeletal muscle. This medicine has the property of displacing both [3H]strychnine binding and [3H]gamma-aminobutyric acid ([3H]GABA), that suggests interaction with both strychnine-sensitive glycine receptors and GABA.
Muscular contractions and lumbago can be treated with thiocolchicoside, which is a myorelacant (relaxant).
How to use Muscoril Caps
Usually the prescribed Muscoril dosage is 8 mg for the first day and then it can increase up to 12-16mg per day. However, make sure that a single dose should not cross 8mg. Eat properly full stomach before taking Muscoril. If you have severe muscle cramps, you can take 2 capsules, until some other prescription is prescribed for you.
Muscoril Caps side effects
There might be some side effects from Muscoril. You must consult your doctor and inform him about the side effects if they are severe and refuse to go away. Some of the most common side effects are tingling sensation in the arms, hands, leg and feet, dizziness, increased muscle spasms, upset stomach, dry mouth and vomiting.