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Tolifast D Tablet

By LUPIN
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Diclofenac(50.0 Mg) + Tolperisone(150.0 Mg)
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ANALGESIC

Medical Description

Tolifast D Tablet is a skeletal muscle relaxant which acts centrally on the spinal cord and also has painkiller properties. It contains Tolperisone and Diclofenac as the active ingredient. Tolifast D ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
uses

Uses of Tolifast D Tablet

Tolifast D Tablet is used for the treatment of acute muscle/musculoskeletal spasms in adults.
contraindications

Contraindications of Tolifast D Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Tolperisone, Diclofenac or any other ingredient of Tolifast D Tablet.
  • If you are suffering from myasthenia gravis, an autoimmune disease characterized by muscle weakness.
  • If you are a breastfeeding mother.
  • If you have active stomach or intestinal bleeding, ulcer, perforations or peptic ulcers.
  • If you have a history of stomach or intestinal bleeding or perforations.
  • If you have any heart conditions such as heart failure.
  • If you have kidney or liver diseases.
sideEffects

Side effects of Tolifast D Tablet

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, indigestion, abdominal pain, flatulence
  • Dizziness, headache
  • Dryness of the mouth
  • Itching, rash
  • Muscle pain, muscle weakness
  • Increased liver enzymes
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Tolifast D Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Tolifast D Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Tolifast D Tablet on pregnancy. The use of this medicine is not recommended during pregnancy unless prescribed by the doctor after considering it to be safe and necessary particularly during the initial 3 months and last 3 months of pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Tolifast D Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
A component of Tolifast D Tablet passes into the breast milk and it may cause harm to the newborn baby. Hence, you should not consume this medicine if you are breastfeeding. Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Tolifast D Tablet?
A:
Tolifast D Tablet has no influence on the ability to drive. However, if you experience dizziness, drowsiness after consuming this medicine, avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Tolifast D Tablet?
A:
Alcohol consumption does not alter the effect of Tolifast D Tablet. It is advised to limit the alcohol intake while on any medication as it can cause liver damage.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a stomach or intestinal ulcer.
  • You experience an allergic reaction after taking Tolifast D Tablet.
  • You are on or taking any other medicines.
  • You have severe kidney or liver disease.
  • You have any heart disease or condition.
  • You have any blood disorder or pre-existing asthma.
  • Tolifast D Tablet should not be used for children below 18 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Tolifast D Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Tolperisone acts on the spinal cord and by blocking the exchange of sodium and calcium ions within the cells, thereby relaxing the muscle.
  • Decreased blood supply to various small blood vessels due to muscle contraction can cause trauma to the blood vessels leading to the release of a chemical substance responsible to cause pain. However,...
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  • Diclofenac inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins, which are responsible for causing pain, swelling and inflammation thus offers anti-inflammatory property.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Tolifast D Tablet

Tolifast D Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your d...
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interactions

Interactions of Tolifast D Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • When Tolifast D Tablet is used along with another muscle relaxant medicine such as Methocarbamol can cause visual disturbances.
  • Concurrent use of other painkillers such as niflumic acid and other NSAIDs increases the effect of Tolifast D Tablet.
  • Tolifast D Tablet increases the effect of lithium (anti-anxiety medicine) and digoxin (heart failure medicine) when used concomitantly.
  • Tolifast D Tablet might decrease the effectiveness of medicine used to lower blood pressure such as furosemide, enalapril and it can even lead to kidney damage.
  • Medicine known to retain potassium level in the blood such as spironolactone, ciclosporin, tacrolimus or trimethoprim should be used with caution and monitored.
  • Medicine used as a blood thinner such as warfarin should be used with caution as it can cause an increased risk of bleeding when used along with Tolifast D Tablet.
  • Taking any other medicines containing Diclofenac or NSAIDs and citalopram, sertraline (mood enhancer) increases the risk of stomach or intestinal bleeding.
  • Immunosuppressive medicine such as methotrexate, cyclosporine and tacrolimus effect increases and can cause kidney damage when used along with Tolifast D Tablet.
  • Antimicrobials medicine like ciprofloxacin, lomefloxacin should be used with caution as it can cause fits.
  • The phenytoin level should be monitored when taking it along with Tolifast D Tablet.
  • Cholestyramine (lipid-lowering medicine) decreases the effect of Tolifast D Tablet when used along.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible drug interactions.

Interactions with food items

Tolifast D Tablet should be taken after meals to increase its effects and decrease stomach upset.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Tolifast D Tablet

  • Store at a temperature below 30°C in a cool dry place.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Tolifast D Tablet

Overdose

  • Excess of Tolifast D Tablet can cause symptoms such as headache, nausea, vomiting, chest pain, stomach or intestinal bleeding, diarrhoea, dizziness, excitation, coma, drowsiness, fainting or convulsio...
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  • However, if you have taken too much of Tolifast D Tablet then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of Tolifast D Tablet then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take my regular painkillers along with Tolifast D Tablet?

A: No, it is not safe to take any other medicines to relieve pain along with Tolifast D Tablet. Concomitant use of painkillers can cause adverse effects like gastrointestinal bleeding and liver damage.

Q: What are the uses of Tolifast D Tablet?

A: Tolifast D Tablet use mainly to provide relief of acute (sudden) painful muscle spasms of the skeletal muscles in adults.

Q: Is Tolifast D Tablet a painkiller?

A: Yes, Tolifast D Tablet is a painkiller. However, it is not meant for all types of pain. It is specific for the pain associated with muscle spasms.

Q: Is Tolifast D Tablet habit forming or addictive?

A: No, Tolifast D Tablet is not a habit-forming medicine. However, it is recommended to take it as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Is Tolifast D Tablet a steroid?

A: No, Tolifast D Tablet is not a steroid, it is a skeletal muscle relaxant and a painkiller.

Q: Can I take Tolifast D Tablet for headaches?

A: No, you should not take this medicine for headaches.

Q: Can Tolifast D Tablet be given to my 12-year-old kid for back pain?

A: No, it is not recommended to use Tolifast D Tablet for children below 18 years of age. Consult your doctor for further assistance.
Last Updated on: 22 Mar 2021 | 02:27 PM (IST)
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