Camylofin

Description

Camylofin is used to relieve symptoms such as a 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. It may be used alone or in a combination with other medicines based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Camylofin

  • Skin Rash
  • Injection site redness, bruising, or sores
  • Headache
  • Granulocytopenia
  • Dry mouth
  • Irregular heart rate

Uses of Camylofin

What is it prescribed for?

  • Intestinal colic
  • Biliary colic
  • Renal colic
  • Dysmenorrhea
Read More
Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its effect is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in 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/using this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.
  • Usage 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/using this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

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

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.
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/using this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.

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/using this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a suitable alternative based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Use in elderly

This medicine should be used with caution in the 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.

Use in children

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in children since the risk of adverse effects is significantly high. It should be used only under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional.

Heart surgery

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients undergoing a heart surgery or patients who have recently undergone a 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.

Missed Dose

Oral forms: Take/administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped. Do not use/administer extra medicine to make up for the missed dose. Injectable forms: 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

Oral forms: Seek immediate medical intervention or contact your doctor if an overdose of this medicine is suspected. Injectable forms: 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

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Quetiapine

Amantadine

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 and clinical condition, 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 clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Oral forms: Take/administer this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not consume/administer in larger or smaller quantities than prescribed. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Injectable forms: 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

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Effect on sleep is not established

How it works
This medicine relaxes the smooth muscles of the stomach and the intestine and relieves symptoms such as cramps, severe pain, bloating, etc.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Anticholinergics/antispasmodics

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. Who.int. 2018 [cited 2 August 2018]. Available from:

http://www.who.int/medicines/areas/coordination/ethiopia_formulary.pdf

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

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/5902#section=Top

NCATS Inxight: Drugs — Camylofin [Internet]. Drugs.ncats.io. 2018 [cited 2 August 2018]. Available from:

https://drugs.ncats.io/ginas/app/drug/3fea6c3d

How will this medicine affect me?

Consult top doctors online and get an answer now
Chat now
Chat now

Looking for a doctor?

Book an appointment with the top doctors near you
Book now
Book now
Something doesn’t feel right?
Report an error

Information on this page was last updated on 27 Aug 2018

Disclaimer

We’ve made all possible efforts to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, however, it should not be treated as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Practo only provides reference source for common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. The absence of a warning for any drug or combination thereof, should not be assumed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective, or appropriate for any given patient. Practo does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information provided above. If you have any doubts about your medication then we strongly recommend that you consult with your doctor, nurse or healthcare provider. See detailed T&C here.