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What is Muscoflex Forte?

Muscoflex Forte Tablet is used for Relaxing the muscles, Osteoarthritis, Wound cleansing, Digestive problems, Ulcers, Varicose veins and other conditions. Muscoflex Forte Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Muscoflex Forte Tablet contains Bromelain, Diclofenac, Rutoside and Trypsin as active ingredients.
Muscoflex Forte Tablet works by absorbing proteins into blood thus helping in digestion and removing dead tissues thus healing wounds; forming a protective coating over inflamed tissues and prevent drying of tissues; producing substances which fight against pain and swelling; blocking the action of enzyme cyclooxygenase, which is required for the biosynthesis of prostaglandins;
Indchemie Health Specialities manufactures Muscoflex Forte Tablet.
Detailed information related to Muscoflex Forte Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Muscoflex Forte Tablet Uses

Muscoflex Forte Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
References: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
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Muscoflex Forte Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Muscoflex Forte Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
References: 5, 6, 7

Muscoflex Forte Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients

Muscoflex Forte Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Muscoflex Forte Tablet - Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Muscoflex Forte Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
References: 5, 8
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Muscoflex Forte Tablet - Precautions & How to Use

Before using Muscoflex Forte Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Allergic to plant rutins
  • Avoid contact of this drug with eyes
  • Avoid contact with eyes
  • Blood pressure should be monitored closely during treatment
  • Bromelain is usually not recommended for longer than 8 to 10 days
  • Do not use this medicine at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery
References: 5, 5, 9, 9

Muscoflex Forte Tablet - Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Muscoflex Forte Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Muscoflex Forte Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Amiloride hcl
  • Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors
  • Antibiotics
  • Antiplatelet drugs
  • Ascorbic acid
  • Aspirin
References: 5, 11
Learn more: Interactions

Muscoflex Forte Tablet - Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Muscoflex Forte Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Muscoflex Forte Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
References: 5, 12
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Muscoflex Forte Tablet - Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Muscoflex Forte Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
    • Trypsin: No
    • Rutoside: Yes
    • Bromelain: No
    • Diclofenac: No
    References: 5 9
  • Is Muscoflex Forte Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
    • Trypsin: No
    • Rutoside: Yes
    • Bromelain: No
    • Diclofenac: No
    References: 5 9
  • Can Muscoflex Forte Tablet be used for relaxing the muscles and osteoarthritis?
    Yes, relaxing the muscles and osteoarthritis are among the most common reported uses for Muscoflex Forte Tablet. Please do not use Muscoflex Forte Tablet for relaxing the muscles and osteoarthritis without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Muscoflex Forte Tablet.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Muscoflex Forte Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Muscoflex Forte Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Muscoflex Forte Tablet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
References: 13, 14, 15, 16

Overdosage of Muscoflex Forte Tablet

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Muscoflex Forte Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
References: 17, 18, 19

Storage of Muscoflex Forte Tablet

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Muscoflex Forte Tablet.
References: 20, 21, 22, 23

Expired Muscoflex Forte Tablet

  • Taking a single dose of expired Muscoflex Forte Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
References: 24, 25

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

Questions - Muscoflex Forte Tablet

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Muscoflex Forte Tablet - Packages and Strengths

Muscoflex Forte Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
Muscoflex Forte Tablet - Packages: 10 Tablet

Muscoflex Forte Tablet - Manufacturers

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Muscoflex Forte Tablet - Demographic Information


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