Tiropramide

Description

Tiropramide is an antispasmodic agent used in the treatment of spasmodic pain of the hepatobiliary and urinary tract. This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Tiropramide

  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Hives
  • Chest discomfort
  • Swelling of face
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Abdominal pain

Uses of Tiropramide

What is it prescribed for?

  • Colic pain
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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 tiropramide or any other inactive ingredient present along with it.

Severe Hepatic impairment

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

Gastrointestinal blockage

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with gastrointestinal blockage 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 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

Liver impairment

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

Glaucoma

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with glaucoma due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Prostatic hypertrophy

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with prostatic hypertrophy due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent clinical monitoring to safely use this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary in some cases based on the clinical condition.

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

Antihypertensives

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. 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

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
It works by relaxing the muscles in the stomach, intestines, and urinary bladder.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antispasmodics

Schedule

N/A

Tiropramide - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 6 April 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB13091

Tiropramide [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2018 [cited 6 April 2018]. Available from:

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

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Information on this page was last updated on 10 Apr 2018

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