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Spasmofirst Tablet

Manufacturer: Wockhardt Ltd
Medicine composition: Mefenamic acid, Dicyclomine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 04, 2019

Spasmofirst tablet is an antispasmodic which is used to treat muscle cramps caused during menstruation in women. Patients who suffer from colicky pain due to intestinal, biliary, ureteric colic and women having extreme menstrual pain can consume this medication. Apart from this, Spasmofirst is also helpful in managing pain associated due to any jerk or movement in intestine, gall duct and urinary tract. This medication relieves pain caused in women during menstrual cycle by relaxing the muscles of the stomach, thus reducing the symptoms of stomach cramping. It is a composition of two medicine, Dicyclomine and Mefenamic Acid that helps by inhibiting sudden muscle contractions, to provide relief from cramps, pain, bloating and discomfort during menstruation.

The medication can treat the below provided problems:

  • Allergy

  • Other Allergic Conditions

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (Cabg)

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4-6 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 20-30 minutes of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Consult your doctor before consuming this medication.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Spasmofirst Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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  • 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?

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected.

This medication blocks the action of Cyclooxygenase (COX) which is involved in the production of Prostaglandins. Your body produces prostaglandins as a retort to certain diseases and injury.

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 Disease

    Disease

    This medication interacts with Fluid Retention and edema, Liver disease and others.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Avoid or limit the uptake of alcohol while using this medicine. Contact your doctor immediately if blood is observed in the stool, cough, or vomit.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Diazo test for urinary bile

    Report the use of this medicine before undergoing the diazo test for determination of urinary bile content. This medicine can potentially yield a false positive result.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Propranolol, Ramipril, Tacrolimus and others.

Ques: What is spasmofirst tablet?

Ans: Spasmofirst is generally prescribed to women for the treatment of menstrual pain. The drug works best on moderate to mild pain. It contains Mefenamic acid as a working ingredient.

Ques: What are the uses of spasmofirst tablet?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like menstrual pain and colicky pain.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of spasmofirst tablet?

Ans: Side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, and dryness in mouth.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal spasmofirst tablet?

Ans: Spasmofirst Tablet should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.

Ques: How long do I need to use Spasmofirst Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: It is a medicine which takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Spasmofirst Tablet?

Ans: This medication should not be used if you have the conditions such as Breastfeeding, Coronary artery bypass graft surgery, Epilepsy, Glaucoma, Hypersensitivity, Infants less than 6 months of age, Inflammatory bowel disease, Myasthenia gravis, Newborn, Nursing mothers, etc.

Ques: Is Spasmofirst Tablet safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary.

Ques: Will Spasmofirst Tablet be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose of this medication can lead to increased chances of side effects such as Nausea, Abdominal pain, Vomiting, Perforation or gastrointestinal bleeding, Gastrointestinal hemorrhage, Inflammatory bowel disease, Loss of appetite, Vomiting of blood, Skin allergies, Diarrhea, Constipation, Dry mouth, etc.
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About Spasmofirst Tablet
What are the uses of Spasmofirst Tablet
What are the contraindications of Spasmofirst Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Spasmofirst Tablet ?
Key highlights of Spasmofirst Tablet
What are the substitutes for Spasmofirst Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Spasmofirst Tablet ?
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