MuscoRil is a drug with the capacity to reduce muscle tone and may either be a peripherally acting muscle relaxant such as curare and act to produce blockade at the neuromuscular junction (and thus useful in surgery), or act as a centrally acting muscle relaxant exerting its effects within the brain and spinal cord to diminish muscle tone (and thus useful in muscle spasm or spasticity).
Thiocolchicoside (TCC) is a non-sedating muscle relaxant that has been shown to be safe and effective as monotherapy in the treatment of this problem. Thiocolchicoside Musco-Ril, a muscle relaxant agent, is frequently administered in association regimen with other drugs, such as anti-inflammatory drugs or vitamins. The muscle-relaxing effects of this class of medication are most likely the result of their ability to depress the central nervous system. It is also called sedative.
Muscle relaxant Thiocolchicoside acts both in contractures of central origin and in those of reflex type, rheumatic and traumatic. Spastic sequelae of hemiparesis, Parkinson's disease and latrogenic Parkinson symptoms, particularly the neurodyslectic syndrome. Acute and chronic lumbar and sciatic pain, cervico-brachial neuralgia, persistent torticollis, post-traumatic and post-operative pain. It acts in the central nervous system (CNS) to produce their muscle relaxant effects. Their actions in the CNS may also produce some of their side effects.
Musco-Ril is used to relax certain muscles in your body and relieve the stiffness, pain, and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, or other injury to your muscles. However, Musco-Ril do not take the place of rest, exercise or physical therapy. Muscle relaxant Musco-Ril is effective in the management of non-specific low back pain, but the adverse effects require that it be used with caution.
Missed dose of Musco-Ril:
If you miss a dose of this medicine and remember within an hour or so of the missed dose, take it right away. But if you do not remember until later, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.
Storage - To store Musco-Ril:
- Keep out of the reach of children. Overdose of aspirin is especially dangerous in young children.
- Store away from heat and direct light.
- Do not store this medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. Heat or moisture may cause the medicine to break down.
- Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Be sure that any discarded medicine is out of the reach of children.
Musco-Ril Side effects:
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Musco-Ril.
Side effects of Musco-Ril may include:
Drowsiness or dizziness; possible addiction or dependence; dry mouth or urinary retention.