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Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S

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FORMULATizanidine 4 mg
COMPANYSami Pharma
TYPETablet
About

About

Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S is prescribed to patients suffering from muscular spasms due to spinal cord injury,multiple sclerosis or muscle spasticity.Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha-2 adrenergic receptor agonist.These drugs work by triggering the alpha-2 receptor and thereby bring about skeletal muscle relaxation.

A tablet is commonly prescribed to be ingested every 6-8 hours either with or without food.The dosage of Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S is dependent upon the patient’s age,medical condition,patient’s response to the drug,any medications patient might be having along with Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S and any adverse effects felt by the patient.It is recommended that patients ingest Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S at the same time each day and put an alarm as a reminder if need be.

Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S is safe to be prescribed to patients over the age of 18 years and is considered relatively safe to be recommended to expecting and lactating women.The intake of alcohol is prohibited while undergoing treatment with Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S as it may cause extreme drowsiness.If the patient is having other prescription drugs along with Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S it is imperative that they inform their doctor before taking Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S as drugs such as opioids,antihistamines,birth control pills and certain heart medications are said to interact with Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S negatively.

Adverse effects of Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S are rarely felt and effects such as dry mouth,fatigue and drowsiness tend to resolve on their own in a few hours to days time.If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day.If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dose time or next day,do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S needs to be tapered off and not stopped abruptly therefore before coming off Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S a doctor needs to be consulted.

Indications

Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S can be used to treat:

  • Muscular spasms

How Does Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S Work

Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha-2 adrenergic receptor agonist.These drugs work by triggering the alpha-2 receptor and thereby bring about skeletal muscle relaxation.

How To Use Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S

Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S can be ingested orally (by mouth) either with or without food and needs to be taken every 6-8 hours.Patient’s are commonly started on a lowered dose in the beginning,after a few weeks depending upon how the patient is responding to the drug and the adverse effects,the doctor may increase the dose.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

A tablet is prescribed to be taken every 6-8 hours or as directed by a doctor.More than 3 doses a day (24 hours) is not recommended.

Child Dosage

 Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S is not safe to be prescribed to patients under the age of 18 years.

Elderly Dosage 

Due to decreased kidney functions at old age,the elimination process of Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S is slow thus a lowered dose is commonly prescribed to patients aged 65 years and above to protect patients from adverse effects of accumulated Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S in the body.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S is considered relatively safe to be prescribed to expectant mothers and lactating women as there isn't sufficient evidence to prove that drug has serious adverse effects on the fetus even though trace amounts of drug is found in the baby.Women that are pregnant,lactating or planning to start a family,ought to discuss with their doctors the pros and cons of Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S before ingesting it.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S:

  • Allergy to Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S or any other medicine or food substance 
  • Moderate to severe liver impairment
  • Moderate to severe kidney impairment
  • Low blood pressure levels

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S:

  • Alcohol abuse or history of alcohol abuse
  • Cardiac (heart) diseases
  • Old age
  • Pregnant women
  • Lactating women

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S

  • High blood pressure drugs (such as methyldopa,clonidine)
  • Birth control pills
  • Ciprofloxacin (antibiotic)
  • Fluvoxamine 
  • Other muscle relaxants
  • Pain killers
  • Antihistamines
  • Anxiety drugs
  • Drugs used for insomnia
  • Antacids 

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S has certain side effects which include:

  • Lightheadedness/dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Weakness
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Mood swings
  • Hallucinations
  • Fainting
  • Blurred vision
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Dark colored urine
  • Yellowing of eyes and skin
  • Allergic reactions

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Dry Mouth- Can be helped by sipping water throughout the day,chewing sugarless gum and using alcohol free mouthwash,allowing ice to melt in the mouth or using a saliva substitute.
  • Feeling dizzy (lightheaded) or weak -If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you're doing and sit or lie down until you feel better and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.

  • Fatigue/weakness- Patients experiencing this adverse effect,are advised to take deep breaths,intake tea or coffee,get a good night’s rest and not to over burden themselves for a few days.

  • Constipation- Can be combated by adding more fibers to the patient’s diet,asking the patient to drink plenty of fluids and to increase their physical activity to trigger contractions in the intestines.

Key Facts About Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S

  • Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S is prescribed to patients suffering from muscular spasms due to spinal cord injury,multiple sclerosis or muscle spasticity
  • Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S is not safe to be prescribed to patients under the age of 18 years
  • Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S is to be taken once every 6-8 hours
  • Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S may cause dry mouth,constipation and dizziness.In rare cases it may also cause liver damage.
  • Alcohol is not safe to be ingested while undergoing treatment with Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S  

FAQs

#1.CAN I CONSUME ALCOHOL WITH Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S?

  • Alcohol is known to cause drowsiness.It is best to avoid the intake of alcohol during the course of your treatment as Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S causes drowsiness as well.

#2.HOW TO STORE Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S?

Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#3.CAN I DRIVE AFTER TAKING THIS MEDICATION?

This medication is known to make you drowsy hence, if that happens kindly avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery.

#4.WHAT IF I TAKE TOO MUCH OF Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S?

In case of too much consumption by accident,kindly contact your doctor or nearby hospital straight away.The amount of medication that can result in severe side effects varies from person to person. An overdose results in slowing down of heart rate and difficulty breathing accompanied by dizziness and fainting spells.

#5.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#6.HOW IS Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S SUPPOSED TO BE TAKEN?

Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S is to be ingested once orally,every 6-8 hours daily or as per doctor’s prescription.Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S is to be taken either with or without food,preferably with water to ease the tablet’s passage to the patient’s throat.

#7.HOW DOES Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S WORK?

Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S belongs to a class of drugs known as alpha-2 adrenergic receptor agonist.These drugs work by triggering the alpha-2 receptor and thereby bring about skeletal muscle relaxation.

#8.WILL Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S AFFECT MY SEXUAL ACTIVITY?

No,there isn't sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in libido.

#9.CAN I TAKE Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S is deemed safe to be ingested during pregnancy under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#10.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S?

  • Drowsiness
  • Constipation
  • Fatigue
  • Dry mouth

#11.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S ALONG WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

No.Certain oral contraceptives are not deemed safe to be ingested while undergoing treatment with Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S.Consult your doctor before ingesting Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S or prescribing to any oral contraceptives.

#12.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE PAINKILLERS WHILE TAKING Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S?

No.Certain over the counter pain medications are not considered safe to be ingested while undergoing treatment with Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S.

#13.CAN Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S CAUSE DIZZINESS? IF SO, HOW SHOULD I MANAGE IT?

Yes. It can cause dizziness as one of the most common side effects. If this happens, you should sit or lie down until the symptoms pass. However, please note this is temporary and usually goes away as the treatment continues.It is also advised to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the course of your treatment, as it may worsen the dizziness.

#14.WHAT LAB TESTS WILL BE PRESCRIBED WHILE TREATMENT WITH Movax 4mg Tablet 10 'S AND HOW OFTEN?

Kidney and liver function tests along with blood tests to keep a check on serum potassium levels are advised to be done periodically.It is also advised that patients learn to monitor their own blood pressure levels daily from the comfort of their homes and inform their doctor of any changes seen.

 

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