Spasmonil Tablet 10's is a combination drug primarily used in the treatment of spasmodic pain and discomfort due to biliary colic, intestinal colic, renal colic and spasmodic dysmenorrhea (painful irregular periods). It also helps alleviate the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Colic is the intensive and uncontrollable crying in the babies for a prolonged period for no certain reason. Dysmenorrhea (Abdominal cramps) is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with irregular periods. It occurs just before or during menses. Irritable bowel syndrome is an intestinal disorder that causes stomach pain, wind, constipation, and diarrhoea.
Spasmonil Tablet 10's is composed of two medicines: Dicyclomine (antispasmodic/anticholinergic agent) and Paracetamol (analgesic). Dicyclomine/Dicycloverine helps in blocking the activity of certain natural substances that are responsible to cause pain. Paracetamol has both analgesic (pain reducer) and antipyretic (fever reducer) properties, which also decreases inflammation.
Your doctor will decide the dose and duration based on the severity of your pain. Common side effects of Spasmonil Tablet 10's include experience dizziness, nausea (feeling sick), digestion problems like constipation, flatulence, diarrhoea, and skin reactions like rashes, hives. Most of the side effects of Spasmonil Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Let your doctor know if you are sensitive or allergic to Spasmonil Tablet 10's or any other medications. Before using Spasmonil Tablet 10's, let your doctor know if you have liver, kidney or heart diseases, and any other medical history. Some antacids may inhibit the absorption of Spasmonil Tablet 10's, hence consult your doctor. Spasmonil Tablet 10's may cause dizziness, hence do not drive or operate machinery until you feel better. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using Spasmonil Tablet 10's. Spasmonil Tablet 10's should be used in children only when recommended by a doctor.
Uses of Spasmonil Tablet 10's
Biliary colic, intestinal colic, renal colic, spasmodic dysmenorrhea, and symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
Spasmonil Tablet 10's is composed of two medicines namely: Dicyclomine (antispasmodic) and Paracetamol (mild analgesic and fever reducer). Spasmonil Tablet 10's helps relieve spasmodic pain and discomfort due to biliary colic, intestinal colic, renal colic, and spasmodic dysmenorrhea (painful irregular menses/periods). Dicyclomine helps in blocking the activity of certain natural substances in the body responsible for causing pain. On the other hand, Paracetamol has analgesic (pain reducer) and antipyretic (fever reducer) properties, decreasing inflammation. Together, they effectively reduce pain and inflammation in conditions of intestine inflammation, spasm and painful menstruation.
Directions for Use
Tablet/Capsule: Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.Oral Syrup/Liquid/Pediatric drops: Shake the bottle well before use. Take the prescribed dose by mouth using the measuring cup/dosing syringe/dropper provided by the pack.
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
Side Effects of Spasmonil Tablet 10's
Nausea (feeling sick)
Let your doctor know if you are sensitive to Spasmonil Tablet 10's or its components. Spasmonil Tablet 10's should be used with caution and only under a doctor’s supervision if you have stomach/intestinal problems and diarrhoea due to intestine surgeries like ileostomy and colostomy. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should use Spasmonil Tablet 10's with proper consultation and caution. Spasmonil Tablet 10's may cause blurry vision and dizziness affecting your mental focus, hence do not drive or operate machinery until you feel better. Drinking alcohol may worsen the side effects; therefore, it is advised to avoid the alcohol intake while using Spasmonil Tablet 10's. Spasmonil Tablet 10's should be used in children only when prescribed by the doctor.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Spasmonil Tablet 10's may interact with cholesterol-lowering drugs (cholestyramine), vomiting medicines (domperidone), anti-HIV drugs (zidovudine), blood thinners (warfarin), corticosteroids, blood pressure-lowering medicines, drugs to lower organ rejection (tacrolimus), anti-cancer or anti-arthritis drugs (methotrexate), urinary alkalinizer (potassium citrate), and potassium supplements.
Drug-Food Interaction: Intake of alcohol should be avoided while taking Spasmonil Tablet 10's.
Drug-Disease Interaction: Patients affected with liver disease, bleeding disorder, urinary tract infection (UTI), myasthenia gravis, high blood pressure, and alcoholism should seek medical advice before starting Spasmonil Tablet 10's.
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Diet & Lifestyle Advise
Avoid or limit the intake of alcohol and caffeine.
Manage stress, eat healthily, drink plenty of water, exercise regularly, and get plenty of sleep.
Limit taking high fibre foods, foods and drinks that contain chocolate, alcohol, caffeine, fructose, or sorbitol, carbonated drinks, fried, and fatty foods.
Do not have large meals at a time, instead try having small and simpler meals at regular intervals, including fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet.
Practice yoga and recreation techniques to manage your emotional stress.
If you are lactose intolerant, avoid using dairy products since it can worsen your IBS.
If you cannot take dairy products, it is advised to include other calcium-rich foods like leafy greens, beans, nuts, and seeds.
Drink plenty of fluids and dress lightly to prevent heatstroke and dehydration.
Avoid overly sweating activities like hard exercises and using hot tubs.
Colic: Colic is the intensive and uncontrollable crying in the babies for a prolonged period for no certain reason. Colicky babies usually have distended bellies, release gas, raise their legs to the chest, and bend or arch their backs.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): It is also termed as IBS colitis, mucous colitis, spastic colon, nervous colon, and spastic bowel. It is an inflammatory bowel disease that affects the large intestine. Symptoms of an IBS include abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhoea, mucus in stools, wind, constipation, tiredness, anxiety, depression, heartburn, indigestion, and headaches.
Dysmenorrhea refers to abdominal cramps/pain and an unpleasant sensory/emotional experience associated with irregular periods. It occurs just before or during menses.
It is advised to limit alcohol intake to prevent any undesirable side effects of Spasmonil Tablet 10's and further worsen your disease. Please consult your doctor before using Spasmonil Tablet 10's.
Spasmonil Tablet 10's should be used during pregnancy only if potential benefit over weigh potential risk to fetus.
Please seek medical advice if you are a breastfeeding mother before starting Spasmonil Tablet 10's.
Spasmonil Tablet 10's may cause dizziness, drowsiness, and visual disturbances, which may affect their ability to drive or operate machinery. Make sure you are not affected before driving or operating machinery.
Spasmonil Tablet 10's to be taken with caution if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
Spasmonil Tablet 10's to be taken with caution if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
Pediatric drops/oral liquid are not recommended in children unless prescribed by a doctor. The doctor will decide the dose and duration based on your child’s age and medical condition.
How does Spasmonil Tablet 10's work?
Spasmonil Tablet 10's works by relaxing the muscles and inhibiting natural gut movements, thereby relieving muscle spasms and cramps in the stomach and intestine, abdominal pain, constipation and other GI discomforts.
Can I use antacids with Spasmonil Tablet 10's?
Antacids may lower the absorption of Spasmonil Tablet 10's and reduce its efficacy. It is advised to take antacid and Spasmonil Tablet 10's at different times. If you take antacid after meals, please take Spasmonil Tablet 10's before meals.
Do I need to avoid any foods if I am suffering from IBS?
If you suffer from IBS, limit taking high fibre foods, foods and drinks that contain chocolate, alcohol, caffeine, fructose, or sorbitol, carbonated drinks, fried, and fatty foods. Do not have large meals; instead, try having small and simpler meals at regular intervals, including fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet.
Can the use of Spasmonil Tablet 10's cause diarrhea?
The use of Spasmonil Tablet 10's can cause diarrhea in some cases. In the case of diarrhea, increase the intake of fluids like drink plenty of water. If still diarrhea persists, inform your doctor and do as advised.
Can the use of Spasmonil Tablet 10's cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Spasmonil Tablet 10's can cause dry mouth. If you feel excessively thirsty, increase fluid intake, and avoid spicy and salty food.
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