Description : Pale yellow to pale greenish yellow, amorphous scales or powder or crystalline powder.Thiocolchicoside is a muscle relaxant with anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. It acts as a competitive GABAA receptor antagonist and also inhibits glycine receptors with similar potency and nicotinic acetylcholine receptors to a much lesser extent. It has powerful convulsant activity and should not be used in seizure-prone individuals.
Thiocolchicoside, a semi-synthetic derivative of the naturally occurring compound colchicoside extracted from the seeds of Gloriosa superba..Its Chemical name is N-[1,2-dimethoxy-10-methylsulfanyl-9-oxo-3-[(2S,3R,4S,5S,6R)-3,4,5-trihydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)oxan-2-yl]oxy-6,7-dihydro-5H-enzo[d]heptalen-7-yl] acetamide and molecular formula C27H33NO10S. Thiocolchicoside is a Yellow crystalline Powder, soluble in water & alcohol.