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Spasmindon Tablet

Manufactured byZydus Cadila
ContainsDicyclomine (20 mg) + Ethylmorphine (11 mg)
Description

Spasmindon Tablet is a combination medicine which may be used to relieve severe abdominal pain caused by spasm or obstruction in the intestines. This medicine should be used with caution under the supervision of a healthcare professional.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Spasmindon Tablet

  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Dry mouth
  • Drowsiness
  • Chest pain
  • Blurred vision
  • Skin rash
  • Headache

Uses of Spasmindon Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Mild to Moderate Pain associated with Muscle Spasm
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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 15 to 30 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 5 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, jaundice, etc. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol while taking this medicine.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    This medicine may become habit-forming in some patients, especially if it is used for a prolonged period of time.
  • 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, ethylmorphine or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

Paralytic ileus

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with gastrointestinal obstruction, including paralytic ileus due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Respiratory depression

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

Obstructive conditions

This medicine is not recommended for use in conditions like obstructive uropathy diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of 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 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

Increase in the blood pressure

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of high blood pressure due to an increase in the risk of very high blood pressure. Close monitoring of blood pressure is necessary while receiving this medicine. An alternative treatment option or dose adjustments should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Infectious diarrhea

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with infectious diarrhea due to the risk of worsening of symptoms. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on clinical conditions.

Tardive dyskinesia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with Tardive dyskinesia characterized by involuntary movement of the tongue, lips, and face. Inform the doctor if you are receiving any antipsychotic medications before receiving this medicine. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on clinical conditions.

Kidney impairment

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

Liver impairment

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

Urinary retention

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from urinary retention due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Hypothyroidism

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with hypothyroidism due to the risk of worsening 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 may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Head injury and increased intracranial pressure

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with head injury or intracranial lesions since it may elevate the intracranial pressure and worsen the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Driving or operating machinery

This medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

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 dose.

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 during treatment with this medicine may increase the risk of severe side effects such as severe gastrointestinal bleeding, dizziness, fatigue, weakness, rashes, nausea, joint pain, fever, jaundice, etc. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol while taking this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Amitriptyline

Atenolol

Ipratropium

Potassium Chloride

Alprazolam

Doxepin

Ziprasidone

Linezolid

Warfarin

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. Inform the doctor if you have any heart diseases before receiving this medicine. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on clinical condition.

Prostatic Hypertrophy

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with urinary tract obstruction disorders like prostatic hypertrophy. Inform the doctor if you have any urinary tract disorders before receiving this medicine. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on 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

Causes sleepiness

How it works
Dicyclomine works by blocking the action of a chemical substance in the body and relieves the symptoms like the stomach and intestinal cramping. Ethylmorphine works by changing the way that when the brain and the nervous system senses the pain.
Legal Status

Unknown

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Unknown

Classification

Category

Anticholinergics/antispasmodics, opiod analgesic

Schedule

Schedule H

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

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

Dicyclomine - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 10 July 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00804

[Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [cited 4 January 2019]. Available from:

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

[Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2019 [cited 4 January 2019]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB01466
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Information on this page was last updated on 8 Jan 2020

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