A-Clam Tablet

Brand Name: A-Clam
Generic: Tolperisone Hydrochloride
Weight: 50 mg
Type: Tablet
Therapeutic Class: Central Depolarizing muscle relaxants, Centrally acting Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
Manufacturer: Acme Laboratories Limited.
Price: 5.60
Last Updated: 2020-11-22 18:15:00
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A-Clam Tablet Uses

A-Clam Tablet contains Tolperisone Hydrochloride. A-Clam uses:

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.

A-Clam Tablet is a centrally acting muscle relaxant that has been used for the symptomatic treatment of spasticity and muscle spasm. It effectively reduces muscular hypertonicity, improves peripheral blood flow by vasodilatation and reduces pain

A-Clam Tablet Doses

A-Clam Tablet contains Tolperisone Hydrochloride 50 mg. A-Clam doses:

Adult: 150-450 mg daily, administered in 2 or 3 divided doses. The maximum dosage is 450 mg/day.

Children

  • 3 months to 6 years: 1-2 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses.
  • 6 years to 14 years: 2-4 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses

 

Side Effects

Diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, dryness of the mouth, fall of blood pressure, fatigue, gastric complaints, headaches, hypersensitivity, itching, muscle pain, muscle weakness, rash, and somnolence.

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Introduction

Tolperisone is a centrally acting muscle relaxant that acts at the reticular formation in the brain stem by blocking voltage-gated sodium and calcium channels

A-Clam Precaution

In case of children, the prescribed dose and duration of treatment should closely be observed.

Interaction

Concomitant use of Methocarbamol with A-Clam Tablet has been reported to cause disturbance of visual accommodation.

Pregnancy Lactation use

A-Clam Tablet should be used in pregnancy according to physician's advice. Tolperisone hydrochloride should not be used during breast-feeding.

Contraindication

Hypersensitivity, Myasthenia Gravis and nursing mother.

Special Warning

 

Acute Overdose

Excitability has been noted after ingestion of high doses by children. In suicide studies of three isolated cases, it is believed that ingestion of tolperisone was the cause of death.

Interaction with other Medicine

 

Storage Condition

A-Clam Tablet should be stored below 30° C. Keep out of reach of children

A-Clam Tablet price in Bangladesh 5.60

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