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Spasmonil Plus Tablet

Manufacturer: Cipla Ltd
Medicine composition: Dicyclomine, Mefenamic acid
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 27, 2019

Spasmonil, an antispasmodic, treats irritable bowels syndrome. It reduces the symptoms of intestinal and stomach cramping. This medicine works by slowing down the natural movements of the gut and by relaxing the stomach and intestine muscles.

Breastfeeding or pregnant women should not use this medication. Before using this medication, inform your doctor if you have a history of:

The medication is to be taken by mouth, with or without food as instructed by your doctor, usually 4 times a day. The dosage is based on your age, medical condition, and your response to the medicine.

This medication is helpful against the following conditions

  • Acute Pain

  • Dysmenorrhea

  • Hypersensitivity

Possible side effects of this medication are as follows

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this tablet.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with underlying kidney disease. Please Consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Use of this medicine should be avoided in patients with underlying liver disease.

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

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  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This tablet treats smooth muscle spasms in the gastrointestinal tract which occurs due to irritable bowel syndrome. It blocks the acetylcholine receptors present on the smooth muscles thereby causing the muscles to relax. This medication also controls excessive secretion from not only stomach but also from bronchial, tracheal and pharyngeal muscles. It also blocks the action of Cyclo-oxygenase (COX) which is involved in the production of Prostaglandins. Your body produces prostaglandins as a retort to certain diseases and injury. Mefenamic acid works by preventing the production of prostaglandins and thereby reduces pain and inflammation.

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, Gastrointestinal toxicity and Asthma.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Warfarin, Furosemide, Aspirin, Ipratropium, Potassium Chloride.

Ques: What is Spasmonil plus tablet?

Ans: Spasmonil Plus Tablet belongs to the class of drugs known as antispasmodics and is mainly used for the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). It contains Dicyclomine and Mefenamic Acid as working ingredients.

Ques: What is the use of Spasmonil plus tablet?

Ans: Spasmonil Plus Tablet is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like irritable bowel syndrome, menstrual pain, fever, migraine caused by headaches, joint and muscle pain.

Ques: What are the side effects of Spasmonil plus tablet?

Ans: The side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, indigestion, and dryness in the mouth.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Spasmonil plus tablet ?

Ans: Spasmonil Plus Tablet should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets. A doctor should be consulted regarding the dosage of Spasmonil Plus Tablet.

Ques: How long do I need to use spasmonil plus tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. Thus it is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor. So please consult your doctor.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use spasmonil plus tablet?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medicine is dependent on the severity of the patient’s condition. Therefore the frequency of usage of this medication will vary from person to person. It is advised to follow the proper prescription of the doctor, directed according to the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use spasmonil plus tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken with the food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.
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About Spasmonil Plus Tablet
What are the uses of Spasmonil Plus Tablet
What are the contraindications of Spasmonil Plus Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Spasmonil Plus Tablet ?
Key highlights of Spasmonil Plus Tablet
What are the substitutes for Spasmonil Plus Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Spasmonil Plus Tablet ?
FAQs about Spasmonil Plus Tablet