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Bigspas D Injection

Manufactured byMANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
ContainsCamylofin (25 mg) + Diclofenac (25 mg)
Description

Bigspas D Injection is a combination medicine which may be used to relieve symptoms such as severe stomach pain, bloating, cramps, etc. associated with various conditions such as blockage of the urinary tract, bile duct, or the intestine; painful periods, etc.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Bigspas D Injection

  • Injection site pain and warmth
  • Headache
  • Decrease in white blood cells
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rash
  • Dry mouth

Uses of Bigspas D Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Intestinal colic
  • Biliary colic
  • Renal colic
  • Dysmenorrhea
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its effect is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, etc.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to camylofin, diclofenac, or any other inactive ingredient present along with the formulation.

Narrow-angle glaucoma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from narrow-angle glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Prostatic hypertrophy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate) since it may worsen the patient's condition.

Mechanical bowel obstruction

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from mechanical obstructions of the gastrointestinal tract since it may worsen the patient's condition.

Peptic Ulcer

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with peptic ulcer disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)

This medicine is not recommended for relieving pain before, during, or after a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedure.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
General warnings

Use in elderly

This medicine should be used with caution in elderly patients since the risk of adverse effects is significantly high. Close monitoring of the clinical condition and appropriate dose adjustments may be necessary in some cases.

Other uses

Your doctor may prescribe this medicine for indications other than those stated above in certain specific circumstances, especially if other medicines are not effective. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor in such cases.

Heart surgery

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients undergoing heart surgery or patients who have recently undergone heart surgery due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Anti-depressant medicines

This medicine should be used with caution in patients receiving medicines for depression due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of the patient for any changes in mood or behavior is advised. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Skin allergies

This medicine may cause fatal skin allergies without any warnings in some patients. Signs and symptoms such as rashes, hives, fever, or other allergic symptoms should be reported to the doctor without any delay. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Driving or operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause blurred vision or dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Since this medicine is usually administered in the clinic/hospital by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low. If you miss a scheduled appointment for a dose of this medicine, contact your doctor for further instructions.

Overdose

Since this medicine is usually administered in the clinic/hospital by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be instituted if an overdose is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, etc.
Interaction with Medicine

Quetiapine

Adefovir

Amantadine

Ramipril

Methotrexate

Quinidine

Rivastigmine

Disease interactions

Thyrotoxicosis

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from thyrotoxicosis (excess amount of thyroid hormone in the body) due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Close monitoring of thyroid function tests, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Obstructive disease of the lungs

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from obstructive diseases of the lungs such as asthma and COPD due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Asthma

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of NSAID-sensitive asthma. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

Impaired kidney function

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of the kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Heart attack and stroke

This medicine may cause a heart attack, stroke, or other associated symptoms after prolonged use. This risk is especially higher in patients with a history of heart diseases. Close monitoring of heart function is recommended for such patients. Report any symptoms such as chest pain, shallow breathing, speech slurring, weakness, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional. Report to the doctor if you have a known history of allergy to this medicine. Report any undesired adverse effects to the doctor immediately.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Camylofin relaxes the smooth muscles of the stomach and the intestine and relieves symptoms such as cramps, severe pain, bloating, etc. Diclofenac works by reducing the formation of certain substances in the body that are responsible for causing pain and swelling.
Legal Status

Unknown

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Classification

Category

Anticholinergics/antispasmodics, Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents, Analgesics

Schedule

Schedule H

Camylofin [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 2 August 2018]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/5902

Diclofenac: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2017 [cited 6 March 2017]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a689002.html

Diclofenac | C14H11Cl2NO2 - PubChem [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 23 February 2017]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/3033
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Information on this page was last updated on 18 Jul 2019

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