Myoril - Uses - Dosages - Side Effects - Precautions

Myoril: Frequently Asked Questions Answered

What is Myoril?

Myoril is a muscle relaxant used to relieve muscle pain, treating muscle pain or spasms. The capsule contains thiocolchicoside which improves muscle stiffness and movement by working on the brain and the centre of the spinal cord. Eventually, this helps to soothe the muscular pain being experienced by the person as a result of muscle spasms. The doctor or nurse gives Myoril as an injection. Thus, it should not be self-administered.

What are the uses of Myoril?

Myoril is used to treat muscular pain in conditions like muscular tension or stiffness, lower back pain, vertebral static, and other vertebral disorders. It is also used to reduce swelling in conditions that affect the functioning of skeletal muscles. Myoril blocks the chemical messengers in a patient’s brain that cause these symptoms. Relieving muscular stiffness also improves muscular movement. Myoril can be used to treat diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, non-aticularrheutism, and ankylosing spondylitis.

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What are the side effects of Myoril?

Myoril may cause side effects. Sometimes it may cause serious side effects, but not everyone will experience them. Some common side effects do not require medical treatment. They subside as your body becomes habitual to the medicine. But, you should consult your doctor if the side effects persist and begin to cause severe discomfort.

Common side effects of Myoril include:

  • Sleepiness.
  • Abdominal pain.
  • Diarrhoea.
  • Headache.
  • Dizziness.
  • Fatigue.
  • Skin rash.

Some severe side effects of the medicine include:

  • Nausea.
  • Drowsiness.
  • Vomiting.
  • Swelling of the lips and face.

These side effects can be harmful to the body. Thus, you should seek medical intervention immediately if these symptoms appear.

Consult our medical experts at Yashoda Hospitals available 24*7 to get a medical opinion. 

S.no Product Name Dosage Form
1. Myoril Thiocolchicoside 8mg Capsule
2. Myoril Thiocolchicoside 8mg Injection
3. Morilol H Mydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg+nebivolol 5mg Tablet
4. Myorelex Suxamethonium 500mg Injection


Frequently Asked Questions about Myoril

1. Can I drink after taking a Myoril tab?

After taking Myoril for muscle pain, it is not advisable to drink as alcohol consumption can increase drowsiness. Since drowsiness is one of the severe side effects of taking Myoril, it is crucial to prevent enhancing it. You should take necessary precautions to prevent the occurrence of severe side effects that may affect your health.

2. Can I take Meconerv and Myoril together?

While they can be taken together, you should consult a doctor before taking Myoril and Meconerv. Meconerv contains Vitamin B12, which is necessary to make red blood cells in the body. Excessive dosage or the wrong combination can lead to adverse side effects. Thus, you should take the required precautions to prevent any health issues.

3. Can Myoril and Pregabalin be taken together?

Pregabalin is commonly used to treat seizures. Hence, you should consult with your doctor whether it's safe for you or not to consume this medicine. Normally, you should avoid medications like paracetamol with Myoril. Drugs can affect the body depending on how they function together. You should inform your doctor about the current medications that you are consuming.

4. Can Myoril be taken with high Creatinine levels?

High creatinine levels indicate impairment in the kidneys or kidney-associated disorder. The malfunctioning of the kidneys will lead to poor removal of creatinine from the body. This leads to increased levels of creatinine that indicate significant failure or malfunctioning of the kidneys. Intake of Myoril in such patients can lead to increased chances of drowsiness. You should consult your doctor before consuming the medicine.

5. Can Myoril cause death?

Myoril should be taken in an amount as recommended by your doctor. It's safe and doesn't cause death when taken as prescribed. You should consult about the dosage of Myoril to prevent overdose that can cause severe side effects or severely impair the functioning of your body.

6. Can Myoril cause numbness?

Numbness is not a side effect of Myoril. The medicine can lead to other side effects like dizziness, pain, fatigue, skin rash, vomiting, diarrhoea, etc. If numbness occurs in the body, then the patient can consume paracetamol. Myoril can be added if muscle spasms continue to persist. You should consult your doctor if you feel any severe side effects.

7. Is Myoril safe for kidneys?

Myoril must be used cautiously with patients who have kidney-related disorders as the consumption of Myoril can cause severe side effects in such patients. Myoril can cause impairment of body movements as well as drowsiness. Patients with kidney diseases must consult their doctor before beginning the consumption of Myoril for relieving muscle pain.

8. Is Myoril a steroid?

Myoril is not a steroid medication though it helps to relieve muscular pain. It is a glucoside that can be obtained naturally from a plant source. It is a semisynthetic formulation of a natural plant component, colchicoside. This component is obtained from the plant Gloriosa superba. The recommended dosage should be discussed with your doctor before you begin to consume it.

9. Can Myoril be used for back pain?

Myoril can be used if you are suffering from lower back pain. It is a natural muscle relaxant that relieves muscle spasms and muscular pain. Myoril is also recommended for treating the pain associated with the vertebral static problem and vertebral disorders, dorsal pain, neurological and traumatological disorders. Your doctor or nurse will give the medicine in the form of an injection.

10. Is Myospaz a painkiller?

Myospaz is made of a combination of two ingredients, chlorzoxazone and paracetamol. This combination is used as a pain reliever or killer. It can also be used as a muscle relaxant. Myospaz is commonly used for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders such as sprains. Here, it helps to reduce muscular pain.



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