Epiverin 2Ml Injection
Epiverin 2Ml Injection effectively treats twitches or spasm of the smooth muscles generally found in the stomach and heart. It is effective in relieving pain triggered due to irritable bowel syndrome, headache, menstrual periods and cervical spasm during labour.
It is also effective in abdominal pain, chest pain, gallstones pain in the kidneys, pain in renal colic and a few other conditions. Epiverin 2Ml Injection may interact with a few other drugs like Atropine, Diclofenac, Levodopa, and Diazepam. Inform your doctor about taking any other medications, before starting the course of this medicine.
The possible side-effects that may occur on using this medicine are nausea, vomiting, fainting, dry mouth, sleep disorders, constipation, flushing, allergic dermatitis, swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet, falling of blood pressure and change in pulse rate.
Epiverin 2Ml Injection is not recommended in patients with severe heart, liver, and kidney disease. This drug should be used with caution in patients suffering from a genetic disorder of the skin and blood. It is also advised to avoid taking this medicine in People who are or have:
- Allergic reactions,
- are Pregnant or
It comes as an oral medicine to take by mouth, with or without food. The recommended dose for adults is usually 40-80 mg, three times a day but it can vary depending on your condition. If taken orally as an antispasmodic by children between the age of 1 to 6, the recommended dose is 20 mg, three to four-time daily. In children older than 6 years of age, the dosage is generally increased to 40 mg.
The medication can treat the below provided problem:
Smooth Muscle Spasm
How long is the duration of effect?The duration of time for which this medicine remains effective is not established clinically.
What is the onset of action?The amount of time taken for this medicine to show its effect is not established clinically.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?This medicine is not recommended for use if you are breastfeeding as the risks of adverse effects on the infant are significantly high.
Is It safe with alcohol?It is unknown whether it is safe or not to take Epiverin 2Ml Injection along with alcohol.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Epiverin 2Ml Injection may cause side effects which affects the alertness of the patient taking it. It can even cause vertigo.
Does this affect kidney function?Limited information is available on Epiverin 2Ml Injection use in patients with kidney disease.
Does this affect liver function?Limited information is available on Epiverin 2Ml Injection use in patients with liver disease.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.
Are there any overdose instructions?In case of an overdose, doctor should be consulted immediately. The overdose symptoms are restlessness, confusion and dizziness. As per the severity of the symptoms, the supportive measures like gastric lavage are initiated.
This drug works by inhibiting the phosphodiesterase-IV enzymes and helping in restoring the balance of cyclic AMP and calcium ions at the site of spasm in smooth muscles.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
Interaction with Medicine
AtropineReport the use of any medicine taken for pain to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring to use these medicines together.
DiclofenacReport the use of any medicine taken for pain to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring to use these medicines together.
LevodopaUse of this medicine in a patient taking levodopa should be avoided. The risk of adverse effects are significantly high and the symptoms might worsen after taking these medicines together. Use of an alternative medicine that is safer for use is recommended in such cases.
DiazepamReport the use of any medicine taken for pain to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and more frequent monitoring to use these medicines together Report any incidence of adverse effects to the doctor on priority.
Interaction with Disease
Low Cardiac OutputThis medicine is not recommended for use if you suffer from a condition that impairs the normal blood pumping ability of the heart.
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