Drug name: Mydocalm
Therapeutic effects of Mydocalm: Mydocalm is a centrally acting muscle relaxant. This medication can stabilize membrane as a result of its targeted action on cerebrospinal mono- and polysynaptic reflexes. It does so by delaying the absorption of impulses in the major afferent fibers and motor neurons. Mydocalm has various therapeutic effects like lowering surge in muscle tone and stiffness of the same. It can also relieve self-produced movements. Mydocalm has no impact on the cerebral cortex hence and it doesn't change in anyway the level of wakefulness.
Indications: Mydocalm is administered to treat various muscle conditions such as:
- Vasospastic disorder causing discoloration of the fingers, toes, and occasionally other areas (Raynaud's syndrome)
- Condition in which the blood vessels of the hands and feet become blocked (Thromboangiitis obliterans)
- Angiopathy associated with diabetes mellitus (Diabetic angiopathy)
- Obliterating atherosclerosis of the lower extremity vessels
- Cervical and lumbar syndromes
- Disease of the intervertebral joints (Spondylarthrosis)
- Degenerative osteoarthritis of the joints between the centra of the spinal vertebrae and/or neural foraminae (Spondylosis)
- Condition in which the muscles are affected by persistent spasms and exaggerated tendon reflexes because (Spastic paralysis)
- Pathologically increased tone of the cross-striated muscle caused by neurological diseases
Precautions and Restrictions: Do not use Mydocalm under the following circumstances:
- Abnormal muscular weakness (Myasthenia)
- If the user is below the age one
Side effects of Mydocalm: Listed below are some of the side effects one may experience using this medication. Please note that the mentioned effects vary per individual and are not absolute in nature. A patient may or may not experience any after effects upon intake.
- If the user is highly sensitive to this medicine then he/she may experience indigestion, vomiting, urge to vomit, depression of arterial pressure, cephalalgia, myasthenia, etc.
- The user may also experience allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis, Quenke's edema, hives, rashes, etc.
The said list does not include all possible side effects as per report of the manufacturer. Please consult a physician or a pharmacist to know more about the health risks associated with the use of Mydocalm. Please read the fact sheet provided with the medicine for additional information and proper guidance.
Interactions: Drugs produce varied results when combined with other drugs. It is very important to let your doctor know about any other medication you are taking even the herbal remedies before starting on Mydocalm. Also, while taking Mydocalm care must be taken on starting any other drug so that the combination is not harmful. The effectiveness of other neuromuscular blocking agents may increase with the use of Mydocalm.
Additional Information: Mydocalm should not be used without prior approval of a trained physician and don't share this with anybody else. Mydocalm is made for specific conditions and it's not recommended to use it for other purposes. Keep medicinal drugs out of the reach of children.