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Background and Date of Approval
S(+) Etodolac + Thiocolchicoside belongs to the medication class known as Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and Skeletal muscle relaxants.
Mechanism of Action of undefined
Etodolac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that helps to reduce pain and inflammation by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers. Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant that acts on the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness and spasms, improving muscle movement and reducing pain.
Uses of undefined
S(+) Etodolac + Thiocolchicoside treat osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, and muscle spasms by reducing inflammation, swelling, stiffness, and joint pain.
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Take the S(+) Etodolac + Thiocolchicoside as your physician advises. Usually, the tablets will be taken with or without food. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the tablet if your doctor advises you to stop.
Warnings, Precautions and Side Effects of undefined
S(+) Etodolac + Thiocolchicoside should not be consumed if you are allergic to S(+) Etodolac + Thiocolchicoside or any of its ingredients in the medication. Do not take this medicine if you have heart failure, a peptic ulcer (a small erosion or hole in the stomach or duodenum), bleeding in your stomach, or have had multiple episodes of peptic ulcers, stomach bleeding, or perforation. Additionally, do not consume if you have experienced an allergic or asthmatic reaction (wheezing, itching, or skin rash) after taking aspirin, etodolac, or another NSAID. It is not recommended for children and adolescents.
Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you have kidney, heart, or liver disease, a blood disorder, or if you are taking diuretics. Regular check-ups are recommended, especially if you are on long-term therapy with another medication. Inform your healthcare provider if you have fluid retention, high blood pressure, heart failure, asthma or breathing difficulties, or a history of heart problems or stroke. Notify your doctor if you have high blood pressure, diabetes, or high cholesterol. If you have been told that you have a sugar intolerance, contact your doctor before taking the medicine because it contains lactose. Additionally, It contains orange-yellow, which may cause allergic reactions. Inform your doctor if you are on a low-salt diet, as this medicine contains sodium.
The most common side effects of S(+) Etodolac + Thiocolchicoside are diarrhea, headache, high or low blood pressure, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, indigestion, sleepiness, heartburn, nausea, vomit. Serious side effects while taking S(+) Etodolac + Thiocolchicoside are jaundice, difficulty or pain when passing urine, heart palpitations, and swelling of the face, lips, mouth, or tongue.
Word Of Advice
Gastrointestinal side effects, such as bleeding, ulcers, and perforation, can occur without warning in patients taking S(+) Etodolac + Thiocolchicoside. In such cases, your doctor will ask you to stop taking the medication immediately. Notify your doctor if you smoke and about all the underlying medical conditions. Do not stop the medicine until your doctor advises. Do not double-dose the medicine to make up for a forgotten dose. Notify your doctor if you experience any serious side effects. Your medical professional will inform you if you need any dose adjustments. Contact your doctor for more information.
Frequently Asked Question
- Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on October 2022] [Accessed on 28th June 2023],*pil.3020.pdf (medicines.org.uk)
- European Medicines Agency [Revised on March 2014] [Accessed on 28th June 2023], article-31-referral-european-medicines-agency-recommends-restricting-use-Thiocolchicoside -mouth_en.pdf (europa.eu)
The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice. It is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you are eligible to receive this treatment.