Cimetropium Bromide

Description

Cimetropium Bromide is used to treat and relieve the symptoms such as abdominal pain and cramps associated with irritable bowel syndrome. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Cimetropium Bromide

  • Blurred vision
  • Nausea
  • Dry mouth
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Chest discomfort
  • Fever
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Sleeplessness
  • Decreased urine output
  • Skin Rash
  • Itching
  • Cough

Uses of Cimetropium Bromide

What is it prescribed for?

  • Irritable bowel syndrome
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active 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. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

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

Paralytic ileus

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with paralytic ileus, a condition of obstruction of the intestine, since it may worsen the patient's condition.

Benign prostatic hyperplasia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with prostate gland enlargement 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. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

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

Heart Diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of heart function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Thyrotoxicosis

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a condition of excess levels of thyroid hormones in the body (thyrotoxicosis) due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of thyroid function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Use in Children

This medicine is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Glaucoma

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with glaucoma, a condition that may eventually lead to vision loss, since it may worsen the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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

Atropine

Amoxapine

Doxepin

Nicardipine

Trihexyphenidyl

Clozapine

Doxylamine

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
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 intestines and relieves muscle spasms and cramps.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antispasmodics, Muscarinic receptor antagonist

Schedule

Schedule H

Cimetropium bromide [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 10 December 2018]. Available from:

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

Cimetropium - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 10 December 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB09271

Oral cimetropium bromide, a new antimuscarinic drug, for long-term treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. - PubMed - NCBI [Internet]. Ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [cited 22 January 2019]. Available from:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3055943

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Information on this page was last updated on 22 Jan 2019

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