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Bakflex 8mg Capsule

By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 233.92*
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Bakflex 8 MG Description

Bakflex Capsule is a muscle relaxant medicine. It contains thiocolchicoside as its active ingredient. Bakflex is used to treat neck pain, back pain and spine-related injury. Thiocolchicoside in Bakfl

ex blocks the pain pathway by increasing the chemical level in the brain and thus, relaxes muscle contracture. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Bakflex should be taken with food to avoid an upset stomach. This Capsule is not recommended for use in children below 16 years of age.

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Product Summary

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ContainsThiocolchicoside(8.0 Mg)
UsesMuscular pain, muscle spasm
Side effectsDiarrhoea, stomach pain, sleepiness
TherapyMUSCLE RELAXANT
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uses

Uses of Bakflex 8 MG

Bakflex Capsule is used for the treatment of back pain, spine-related disorders, neck pain or any traumatic disorder.
contraindications

Contraindications of Bakflex 8 MG

  • If you are allergic to thiocolchicoside or any other contents of Bakflex Capsule.
  • If you are pregnant or a lactating mother.
  • If you are planning a pregnancy and not using any contraceptives.
sideEffects

Side effects of Bakflex 8 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Sleepiness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Bakflex 8 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Bakflex Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
No, Bakflex Capsule may pass into the blood of the baby and adversely affect your baby, it is advised to not use this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby. If you become pregnant, stop using this medicine and consult your doctor immediately.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Bakflex Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Thiocolchicoside may pass into the breastmilk and adversely affect your baby, and hence you must consult your doctor before using Bakflex Capsule while breastfeeding your baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Bakflex Capsule?
A:
Bakflex Capsule may cause sleepiness, tiredness. Any of these side effects would reduce your ability to react, so do not drive or use machinery if you are taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Bakflex Capsule?
A:
Chances of dizziness increase, if you take Bakflex Capsule with alcohol. Even alcohol adds to the side effects related to the liver with concomitant use of this medicine. So, avoid using this medicine with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have fits.
  • You have rare glucose or galactose malabsorption disease should not take this medicine.
  • Bakflex Capsule are not suitable for children below 16 years of age.
  • Do not take this medicine beyond the prescribed duration and prescribed dose without consulting your doctor.
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Mode of Action of Bakflex 8 MG

How Does It Work?

Thiocolchicoside is a muscle-relaxing agent which acts at the spinal cord level where it blocks the pain pathway thereby decreasing the pain.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Bakflex 8 MG

  • Bakflex Capsule should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should be taken with food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Bakflex 8 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Bakflex Capsule works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • There are chances of liver toxicity if you take this medicine along with other pain killers like diclofenac, aceclofenac, paracetamol, so always consult your doctor before taking your medicines.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Bakflex 8 MG

  • Store Bakflex Capsule below 30°C in the original packaging.
  • Keep them out of the sight and reach of children.
  • Do not use this medicine after its expiry date.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste.
dosage

Dosage of Bakflex 8 MG

Overdose

An overdose may increase the side effects of this medicine. If you think you have taken Bakflex Capsule more than that required, contact your doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Bakflex Capsule, take it as soon as you remember it. However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose of this medi...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Bakflex Capsule if I am taking Paracetamol for fever?

A: No, inform your doctor if you are taking paracetamol for fever along with Bakflex Capsule as there can be chances of liver toxicity when these two medicines are taken together.

Q: Is Bakflex Capsule is a steroid?

A: No, Bakflex Capsule is a muscle relaxant medicine that is used for painful muscular contractures like neck pain, lower back pain.

Q: Can the Bakflex Capsule be used for back pain?

A: Yes, the Bakflex Capsule can be used to provide relief from back pain.
A: Is Bakflex a painkiller?
A: Bakflex is not a general painkiller, it is used as a muscle relaxer. It relieves the pain and discomfort of acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions like rigidity, stress, stiffness, and muscle spasms.
Product Details
Brand
BAKFLEX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
27/08/2024
Last Updated on: 26 Apr 2022 | 02:39 PM (IST)

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