Pinaverium Bromide

Description

Pinaverium Bromide is used to treat and relieve the symptoms such as abdominal pain and cramps associated with irritable bowel syndrome. It is also used to treat the functional disorders of the biliary tract as well as in preparation for a barium enema. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Pinaverium Bromide

  • Chest pain
  • Cough
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dry mouth
  • Skin Rash
  • Difficulty in swallowing

Uses of Pinaverium Bromide

What is it prescribed for?

  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Biliary tract disorder
  • Preparation for a barium enema
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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 necessary. All 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 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 pinaverium bromide or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

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

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.

Lactose intolerance

Some formulations of this medicine may contain lactose. These formulations should be used with caution in patients with lactose intolerance due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary for these patients based on their clinical condition.

Other medicines

Since this medicine may interact with other medicines and cause severe adverse effects, you are advised to report all your current medicines, including any herbs and supplements, to the doctor before beginning treatment with this medicine.

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

Anticholinergic drugs

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

To be taken with food

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

Calcium channel blocking agents, Antispasmodics

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.medicine.abb

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https://www.has-sante.fr/portail/upload/docs/application/pdf/2012-09/dicetel_ct_9797.pdf

Pinaverium bromide [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 20 September 2018]. Available from:

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

Pinaverium - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 20 September 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB09090

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Information on this page was last updated on 15 Jan 2019

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