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Toficalm 100mg Tablet

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Toficalm 100 MG Description

Toficalm is a prescription medication that is used in the management of anxiety and depression. The active ingredient of Toficalm is a substance called Tofisopam. Anxiety and depression are mental he

alth disorders. These disorders can lead to a person feeling excessively sad, angry, unmotivated and may lead to a decrease in the quality of their life. Tofisopam works by increasing a certain chemical known as GABA in the brain, which leads to a calming effect by relieving anxiety and creating a general sense of wellbeing. It is important to only take this medication on prescription by a doctor, at the exact dose and for the entire duration prescribed.

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Product Summary

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ContainsTofisopam(100.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of anxiety and depression
Side effectsNausea, Gastric discomfort, Loss of appetite, Increased irritability
TherapyANTI-ANXIETY
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uses

Uses of Toficalm 100 MG

  • According to CDSCO, Toficalm is used in the treatment of anxiety and depression.
contraindications

Contraindications of Toficalm 100 MG

  • Hypersensitivity to Tofisopam or other benzodiazepines.
sideEffects

Side effects of Toficalm 100 MG

  • Nausea
  • Gastric discomfort
  • Loss of appetite
  • Increased irritability
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Toficalm 100 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Toficalm during pregnancy?
A:
This medication can be used in pregnancy only if absolutely necessary. If you are pregnant or intend to conceive while on this medication, consult your physician for more information.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Toficalm while breastfeeding?
A:
Breastfeeding while on this medication is not advisable unless absolutely necessary as this medication is secreted in breastmilk, which may cause sedation in the baby. Please consult your doctor for more information before breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Toficalm?
A:
Driving is not contraindicated while taking this medication. However, since this medication is known to cause dizziness, drowsiness, and visual disturbances, it is recommended that patients not drive/operate heavy machinery if experiencing any of the mentioned side effects.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Toficalm?
A:
Alcohol consumption while on this medication is not advisable.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from glaucoma (increased eye pressure)
  • You suffer from epilepsy(seizures)
  • You suffer from respiratory problems (asthma) and liver or kidney problems
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Toficalm 100 MG

How Does It Work?

The pharmacological component of Toficalm is a medication called Tofisopam. This medication is a derivative of a group of medications called benzodiazepines. It acts by increasing the amount of certai...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Toficalm 100 MG

  • It is recommended that this medication be taken at fixed times every day.
  • This medication can be taken with or without food.
  • Swallow the tablet whole, do not split, crush, or chew.
  • Take this medication at the recommended dose. Do not alter the dose in any way, as this may lead to undesirable side effects.
  • It is important to take this medication for the entire duration prescribed to you by your doctor. This holds true even if you begin to feel better. Abruptly stopping this medication can lead to side e...
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interactions

Interactions of Toficalm 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Co-administration with other benzodiazepines is not recommended as it can potentiate its actions.
  • Co-administration with medications metabolised by the enzymes CYP3A4, such as cyclosporine, is not recommended. This is because tofisopam is an inhibitor of CYP3A4, which may lead to toxic levels of t...
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Interactions with food items

  • It is recommended to avoid caffeine-containing substances such as tea, coffee, etc., while on this medication. This is due to the fact that caffeine is anxiogenic (causes anxiety) and may reduce the e...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Toficalm 100 MG

Store this medication in a cool and dry place. Avoid exposure to direct sunlight.
dosage

Dosage of Toficalm 100 MG

Overdose

An overdose of this medication can lead to many serious side effects. The most common and initial symptom is somnolence. This may progress to coma following very large ingestions. Immediately seek med...
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Missed a Dose

In case of a missed dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if this time is closer to the time of your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular scheduled dose. ...
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Content Details

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Bhavika Shah

MBBS, MD (Dermatology), DNB (Dermatology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long do the effects of this medicine last?

A: The amount of time this medication’s effects last for has yet to be clinically determined. However, it is important to continue taking the medication for the entire duration prescribed by your physician, even if you feel better.

Q: Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?

A: This medication can be taken during pregnancy only if your physician has decided it is absolutely necessary. If you are pregnant or intend to conceive while on this medication, consult your physician for more information.

Q: It has been 24 hours since I took this medication, but I do not see any effects. Should I take another dose?

A: The amount of time this medication takes to take effect has not been clinically established. Take this medication as recommended by your doctor. Do not increase/decrease the dose or abruptly stop taking this medication without the prescription of your treating physician.
Product Details
Brand
TOFICALM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
27/04/2023

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Last Updated on: 04 Mar 2022 | 04:53 PM (IST)
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