Thiocolchicoside is semi-synthetic sulphur derivative of colchicoside a naturally occurring glycosides present in the Gloriassa Superba Seeds.
Source: Gloriosa superb
Cas No.: 602-41-5
Colour:Pale yellow to yellow
Mechanism of Action
Thiocolchicoside is a centrally acting non-benzodiazepine muscle relaxant. It provides relieve muscle stiffness or spasm without reduction in strength. It improves the mobility.
Therapeutic uses of Thiocolchicoside
- Muscle relaxant; used for the treatment of orthopedic, traumatic and rheumatologic disorders
- Analgesic; acute and chronic lumbar and sciatic pain, post-traumatic and post-operative pain
- Spastic sequelae of Hemiparesis and Parkinson's disease
- Cervico-brachial neuralgia
- Persistent torticollis