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Toficalm 50mg Tablet

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Toficalm 50 MG Description

Toficalm 50 mg Tablet is a prescription medication used for conditions like anxiety and alcohol withdrawal. Anxiety is a persistent feeling of fear and worry that disrupts normal life. Toficalm 5

0 mg Tablet has tofisopam as an active ingredient. Tofisopam acts by controlling certain chemicals in the brain that cause a calming effect. Toficalm 50 mg has certain side effects like nausea, headache, vomiting and bloating. It is generally taken as a long term medicine and should be swallowed orally. Toficalm should be taken according to the recommended dose and cannot be discontinued abruptly.

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Product Summary

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ContainsTofisopam(50.0 Mg)
UsesAnxiety, Alcohol withdrawal, Depression, Schizophrenia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Side effectsNausea, Headache, Vomiting, Bloating, Loss of appetite
TherapyANTI-ANXIETY
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uses

Uses of Toficalm 50 MG

  • Toficalm 50 mg Tablet is used for,
  • Treatment of anxiety
  • Treatment of alcohol withdrawal
  • Treatment of depression
  • Treatment of schizophrenia
  • Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome(IBS)
contraindications

Contraindications of Toficalm 50 MG

If you are hypersensitive or allergic to tofisopam.
sideEffects

Side effects of Toficalm 50 MG

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dryness of mouth
  • Inability to sleep
  • Sleep disturbances
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Toficalm 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Toficalm 50 mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Toficalm 50 mg is contraindicated in the first trimester. Please inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a baby. Do not take Toficalm 50 mg Tablet without consulting your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Toficalm 50 mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Toficalm 50 mg Tablet is generally avoided in breastfeeding mothers. Kindly consult your doctor for the best advice.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Toficalm 50 mg Tablet?
A:
You should not drive any vehicle if you are feeling dizzy or drowsy after having Toficalm Tablet. Observe any changes you feel after having the medicine to ensure safety. Consult your doctor if you notice any side effects.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Toficalm 50 mg Tablet?
A:
Alcohol consumption is generally avoided while taking Toficalm 50 mg Tablet. Alcohol tends to increase the intensity of the side effects, hence it should be avoided.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a history of glaucoma, respiratory issues, kidney or liver disorders.
  • You want to discontinue the medicine or reduce the dose. It can take up to 3 months to see any effects on the body, so keep continuing the medicine. Do not stop taking the dose without consulting your...
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  • You conceive or are planning a pregnancy during the course of the medicine.
  • Toficalm 50 mg Tablet is known to interact with certain medications, and hence you should share proper medical history with the doctor.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Toficalm 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Toficalm 50 mg Tablet has tofisopam as the active ingredient. Tofisopam belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines or tranquillisers. It acts by balancing certain chemicals in the brain ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Toficalm 50 MG

  • Directions for Use(List)
  • Toficalm 50 mg Tablet should be taken according to the recommendation of a doctor.
  • It is usually taken as a long term medicine every day.
  • You can take it with or without food.
  • Try to maintain a schedule and have the medicine at the same time every day.
  • Swallow the tablet orally with a glass of water.
  • The tablet should not be chewed, crushed or broken.
interactions

Interactions of Toficalm 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Toficalm 50 mg tablet can interact with various medicines like:
  • Aminophylline(medicine for asthma) and antipsychotics like haloperidol can lead to depression of the nervous system.
  • Methadone( pain relief medicines) can lead to severe side effects.
  • Anti-epilepsy medicines like carbamazepine can lead to severe side effects.

Interactions with food items

  • Toficalm Tablet does not interact with any particular food item. Caffeine-containing beverages like tea or coffee should be avoided while taking Toficalm Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Toficalm 50 MG

Store the medicine at room temperature away from any source of direct heat. Try to avoid keeping the medicine in direct sunlight. The medicine does not need to be refrigerated. Keep it away from the r...
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dosage

Dosage of Toficalm 50 MG

Overdose

  • If you happen to take too much of the Toficalm 50 mg Tablet, reach out to your doctor. Other than the common side effects, any serious changes should be reported to the doctor.
  • Never share Toficalm 50 mg Tablet with someone having similar symptoms, it can lead to overdose.

Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of Toficalm 50 mg Tablet, try to take the tablet as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time of the next dose, do not take the double dose. Try to stick to the previous schedu...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Suneet Monga

BDS, MDS (Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry) MMCDSR

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Should I follow a specific diet while taking Toficalm 50 mg Tab?

A: No specific diet is recommended while taking the Toficalm. Try to maintain a healthy balanced diet and keep yourself active by exercising regularly.

Q: Is Toficalm 50 mg Tablet habit-forming?

  • Yes, Toficalm 50 mg Tablet is habit-forming and has a high potential for abuse. Therefore, it should be taken only when recommended by the doctor, and you should follow the advised schedule and dose.
Product Details
Brand
TOFICALM
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/04/2023

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Last Updated on: 10 Feb 2022 | 07:02 PM (IST)
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