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Cataspa Tablet 10's

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Usv Pvt Ltd

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About Cataspa Tablet 10's

Cataspa Tablet 10's is a combination drug primarily used to treat Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and abdominal cramps occurring due to dysmenorrhea (painful irregular periods). Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a chronic disease that affects the large intestine and will require to manage long term. Signs and symptoms involve abdominal pain, cramping, gas, bloating and constipation or diarrhoea, or both. Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual cramps) is throbbing, aching pain and cramps occurring in your lower belly just before and during your period.

Cataspa Tablet 10's is composed of two medicines: Dicyclomine (antispasmodic) and Diclofenac (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) which relieves abdominal pain and cramps. In this combination, Dicyclomine helps to relax the muscles in the stomach and gut (intestine), thus preventing sudden muscle contractions (spasms), relieving cramps, bloating, pain and discomfort. Diclofenac works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that lead to inflammation (swelling) and abdominal pain. Together, they effectively reduce pain.

Cataspa Tablet 10's should be taken as advised by your doctor. Do not chew or crush the medicine. In some cases, you may experience certain common side effects such as nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, loss of appetite, sleepiness, dryness in the mouth, weakness, dizziness, nervousness, heartburn, and blurred vision. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and subside over time. However, consult your doctor if the side effects are persistent for a longer duration.

Taking more than the daily prescribed dose of Cataspa Tablet 10's may cause liver damage or allergic reactions like swelling of the mouth, face, throat, difficulty in breathing, skin rash or itching. Gastrointestinal bleeding, ulcer formation is commonly observed during treatment with Cataspa Tablet 10's. Before taking Cataspa Tablet 10's, inform your doctor if you have heart disease, high blood pressure and asthma. Cataspa Tablet 10's is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding mothers due to serious side effects.

Uses of Cataspa Tablet 10's

  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Dysmenorrhea (pain during menses periods).

Medicinal Benefits

Cataspa Tablet 10's is a combination drug primarily used to treat Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and abdominal cramps occurring due to dysmenorrhea (painful irregular periods). Cataspa Tablet 10's is composed of two medicines: Dicyclomine (antispasmodic) and Diclofenac (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory disease/ pain killer) which relieves abdominal pain and cramps. It prevents sudden muscle contractions (spasms), thus, relieving cramps, bloating, pain and discomfort. 

Directions for Use

Tablet: Take Cataspa Tablet 10's with or without food. Swallow Cataspa Tablet 10's as a whole with a glass of water; Do not crush or chew the tablet in the mouth.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Cataspa Tablet 10's

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Sleepiness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Nervousness
  • Heartburn
  • Blurred vision.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

  • Before taking Cataspa Tablet 10's, inform your doctor if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, and asthma. 
  • Cataspa Tablet 10's is not recommended for children below the age of 12 years, as the safety and efficacy for this medicine is not established. 
  • Cataspa Tablet 10's can cause drowsiness or blurred vision, avoid driving or performing any other activity that requires concentration after taking Cataspa Tablet 10's. 
  • Always keep your doctor informed about your current medications or the ones you have taken in the past, including over-the-counter and herbal medicines. 
  • If you are pregnant or a nursing mother, inform your doctor on priority as Cataspa Tablet 10's may cause serious side effects to the unborn baby. 
  • You are not recommended to consume alcohol along with Cataspa Tablet 10's to avoid unpleasant side effects.

Drug Interactions

Drug Interactions: Cataspa Tablet 10's interacts with other pain relievers (e.g., ketorolac, pentazocine, paracetamol), anticancer medications (e.g., methotrexate, altretamine, busulfan), a blood thinner (e.g., apixaban), medicines for joint swelling (e.g., celecoxib), medicines for lowering blood pressure (e.g., ramipril), and urinary alkalinizer (e.g., potassium citrate)

Drug-Food Interactions: Avoid consuming alcohol during treatment with Cataspa Tablet 10's to avoid unpleasant side effects.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Patients suffering from liver disease, bleeding disorder, myasthenia gravis, asthma, gastrointestinal toxicity, high blood pressure, or alcoholism should avoid taking Cataspa Tablet 10's due to a severe interaction

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • KETOROLAC
  • PARACETAMOL
  • METHOTREXATE
  • ALTRETAMINE
  • BUSULFAN
  • APIXABAN
  • CELECOXIB
  • RAMIPRIL
  • PENTAZOCIN
  • POTASSIUM CITRATE
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      unsafe

      Consumption of alcohol should be avoided during treatment with Cataspa Tablet 10's as it contains diclofenac which causes unpleasant side-effects like gastric bleeding.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      unsafe

      Cataspa Tablet 10's should not be used during pregnancy as Cataspa Tablet 10's contains diclofenac which causes serious heart and kidney disease in the unborn baby.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      unsafe

      Cataspa Tablet 10's passes into breast milk. Hence, it is not recommended for use in breastfeeding mothers due to undesirable side effects to the newborn infants.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      caution

      Cataspa Tablet 10's may cause dizziness, drowsiness and visual disturbances, which may affect their ability to drive or operate machinery. Hence avoid driving or operating machinery after taking Cataspa Tablet 10's.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Caution should be exercised during treatment with Cataspa Tablet 10's, if you have any history of Liver diseases/conditions. Dose adjustment may be done by your physician depending on your LFT tests.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Caution should be exercised during treatment with Cataspa Tablet 10's, if you have any history of kidney diseases/conditions. Dose adjustment may be done by your physician depending on your RFT tests.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      unsafe

      Cataspa Tablet 10's is not to be used in children below 12 years of age as the safety and efficacy for Cataspa Tablet 10's is not established

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Include more glucosamine, chondroitin sulphate, Vitamin D, calcium-enriched supplements. Besides this, turmeric and fish oils can help in reducing inflammation in the tissue.
    • Do not do heavy exercise as it may increase your joint pain in arthritis. Instead, you can do stretching, low impact aerobic exercise (like walking on a treadmill, bike riding, and swimming), and simple forms of yoga. 
    • In chronic conditions of arthritis or joint pain, add fish (like salmon, trout, tuna, and sardines) in your diet as they are enriched with omega-3 fatty acids that minimize chemical cytokines, which increase inflammation.
    • Your sitting posture is important, especially when you have pain and inflammation condition. Try to sit as little as possible and only for a short time (10-15 min). Use back support like a rolled-up towel at the back of your curve to minimize pain. Keep your knees and hips at a right angle. Besides this, you can use a footrest if required.

    Special Advise

    Your doctor may advice regular hemoglobin check, as long term use of Cataspa Tablet 10's may cause anemia.

    Other Information (CAT0003)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS): It is a chronic disease that affects the large intestine and will require to manage long term. Signs and symptoms involve abdominal pain, cramping, gas, bloating and constipation or diarrhoea, or both. Few people can control their symptoms by managing lifestyle, diet and stress. More-severe symptoms can be treated with counselling and medication. 

    Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual cramps): It is a condition that causes throbbing and aching cramps and pain in your lower belly or abdomen just before and during your period. 

    FAQs

    No, do not suddenly stop taking Cataspa Tablet 10's. If you want to stop taking Cataspa Tablet 10's, consult your doctor, and he might gradually reduce the dose to avoid an unwanted increase in pain.

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose of Cataspa Tablet 10's to make up for a missed one.

    Yes, the use of Cataspa Tablet 10's can cause diarrhoea in some cases. In the case of diarrhoea, increase the intake of fluids like drink plenty of water. If still, diarrhoea persists, inform your doctor and do as advised.

    Yes, the use of Cataspa Tablet 10's can cause dry mouth. If you feel excessively thirsty, increase fluid intake and avoid spicy and salty food.

    Cataspa Tablet 10's should be used with caution in patients with glaucoma as it may worsen the symptoms and used only when prescribed by a doctor.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    Cataspa Tablet 10's

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    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    Arvind Vithal Gandhi Chowk, BSD Marg, Station Road, Govandi East, Mumbai - 400 088. , India.

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