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Dicky Spas Tablet

Manufactured byCHEMO HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
ContainsDiclofenac (50 mg) + Dicyclomine (10 mg)
Description

Dicky Spas Tablet is a combination medicine which may be used for relieving mild to moderate pain in conditions such as renal colic, biliary colic, uterine colic, stomach, and intestinal cramping, etc. It may also be used to relieve pain and cramps associated with menstruation.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Dicky Spas Tablet

  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Nervousness
  • Skin rash
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Ringing or buzzing in the ears

Uses of Dicky Spas Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Mild to Moderate Pain associated with Muscle Spasm
  • Menstrual Cramps
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 hour of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active 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 tendency has been 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 taking 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 taking this medicine.

Allergy

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

Gastrointestinal bleeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of gastrointestinal bleeding due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Obstructive conditions

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from conditions like obstructive uropathy and obstructive gastrointestinal diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (CABG)

This medicine is not recommended for use before, during, or after a coronary artery bypass graft surgery due to the increased risk of severe adverse reactions.
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 taking 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 taking this medicine.
General warnings

Tardive dyskinesia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with tardive dyskinesia characterized by involuntary movements of the tongue, lips, and face due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

This medicine should not be taken to relieve pain before, during, or after a coronary artery bypass graft surgery due to the increased risk of severe adverse reactions.

Gastro-intestinal bleeding

This medicine may cause severe gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation after prolonged usage. These adverse events may occur with or without warning symptoms. This risk is especially higher in the elderly population and in patients with a history of gastrointestinal diseases. Appropriate 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.

Kidney diseases

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established. However, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits significantly outweigh the risks. In such a case, the patient should be monitored closely for any adverse effects.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the 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

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

Atenolol

Methotrexate

Ramipril

Adefovir

Apixaban

Ketorolac

Ipratropium

Potassium Chloride

Disease interactions

Arrhythmias

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with heart diseases due to an increase in the risk of irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias). Close monitoring of heart function is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Gastrointestinal Disorders

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with obstructive diseases of the gastrointestinal tract such as an esophageal stricture or stenosis, stenosing peptic ulcer, pyloric obstruction, etc. due to an increase in the risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Prostatic Hypertrophy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with urinary tract obstruction disorders such as prostatic hypertrophy due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

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.

Fluid retention and Edema

This medicine may cause fluid retention and edema in some patients. Close monitoring of blood pressure, electrolyte levels, and heart function may be required based on the clinical condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases.

Gastro-Intestinal toxicity

This medicine may cause damage to the stomach, intestines, liver, etc., especially on prolonged use. Report any symptoms such as chronic indigestion, blood in stool or vomit, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Skin rash

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.

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.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course 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

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Diclofenac works by reducing the formation of certain substances in the body that cause pain and swelling. Dicyclomine works by blocking the action of a chemical substance in the body and relieves the symptoms such as stomach and intestinal cramping.
Legal Status

Unknown

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Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Anticholinergics/antispasmodics, Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent combinations

Schedule

Schedule H

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

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

Dicyclomine: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2017 [cited 10 July 2017]. Available from:

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a684007.html

DailyMed - Dicyclomine Hydrochloride capsule, tablet [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 10 July 2017]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=ac145b81-5f26-4914-b47f-6c4958e94146

[Internet]. 2017 [cited 22 September 2017]. Available from:

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2011/008370s032lbl.pdf
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