1. What Tolmus® is and what it is used for?
Tolmus® (Tolperisone Hydrochloride) is a centrally acting muscle relaxant that has been used for the symptomatic treatment of spasticity and muscle spasm.
Treatment of painful musculoskeletal disorders with hypermyotonia and decreased motility, especially those resulting from spinal cord injuries, osteoporosis, arthritis, and spasticity. It has also been effective in lumboischial pain, neurolathyrism, knee arthritis, peripheral circulatory diseases, climacteric muscular and vascular complaints, trismus, myogenous headaches, rheumatic diseases accompanied by muscular hypertonia, spasms, pain, inflammatory symptoms and limited motion, and in the post-surgical treatment of traumatologic patients.
2. Before you take Tolmus®
Do not take this medicine and tell your doctor if:
Before taking Tolmus®, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies.
In case of children, the prescribed dose and duration of treatment should closely be observed.
Take special care with Tolmus®
Check with your doctor before taking this medicine if:
Hypersensitivity, Myasthenia Gravis and nursing mother.
Taking other medicines
Concomitant use of Methocarbamol with Tolperisone Hydrochloride has been reported to cause disturbance of visual accommodation.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
Tolperisone Hydrochloride should be used in pregnancy according to physician's advice. Tolperisone hydrochloride should not be used during breast-feeding
3. How to take Tolmus®?
Adult: 150-450 mg daily, administered in 2 or 3 divided doses. The maximum dosage is 450 mg/day.
Children: (from 3 months to 6 years): 1-2 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses.
Children: (from 6-14 years): 2-4 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses.
If you forget to take Tolmus®
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for your next dose, do not take the missed dose. Take the next dose on time
If you stop taking Tolmus®
Do not stop taking this medicine without talking to your doctor. You should not stop taking Tolmus® just because you feel better. This is because the problem may come back or get worse again.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Tolmus® can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, dryness of the mouth, fall of blood pressure, fatigue, gastric complaints, headaches, hypersensitivity, itching, muscle pain, muscle weakness, rash, and somnolence.
5. How to store Tolmus®?
Store in a cool and dry place, away from light.
Keep out of reach of children