SPAZMALGON WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED
Spazmalgon is a combination product that combines analgesic and relaxing smooth muscle action. Spazmalgon used for the symptomatic treatment of mild or moderate pain syndrome due to spasms of smooth muscles of internal organs:
Renal stone disease and inflammatory diseases of the urinary tract, accompanied by pain and interference in the process of urination;
Stomach and intestinal colic, gallstone disease, biliary dyskinesia;
BEFORE YOU USE SPAZMALGON
Do not use Spazmalgon:
if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to any of the active or excipients;
in the gastro-intestinal obstruction and megacolon (dilation of the colon);
difficulty in emptying due to muscle weakness (atony) and gall bladder;
in severe renal and hepatic failure;
some blood disorders (changes in blood cell composition as agranulocytosis (severe reduction or complete absence of total white blood cells in the blood) and leukopenia (reduction in the number of leukocytes in the blood);
in some congenital diseases (such as deficiency glucose-6-fosfatdehidrogenaza and porphyria);
glaucoma (acute glaucoma characterized in that eye pressure increases rapidly);
during pregnancy and lactation.
Take special care with Spazmalgon
The product should be used with caution in patients with impaired renal and / or hepatic function, some stomach disorders (achalasia - the inability of the lower esophageal sphincter to open in swallowing and lack of normal peristalsis of the esophagus, gastroesophageal reflux, pyloric stenosis), an increase prostate for overactive thyroid gland (hyperthyroidism), tendency to low blood pressure (hypotension), severe heart rhythm disorders, ischemic heart disease (especially myocardial infarction), advanced congestive heart failure, chronic bronchitis and bronchospasm (due increasing the density of bronchial secretions), with hypersensitivity to NSAIDs and analgesics nenarkotichni or other allergic symptoms (rhinitis, asthma).
With prolonged ingestion (more than one week) is necessary to control the peripheral blood picture and the functional state of the liver. Metabolites (degradation products) on metamizole can color the urine red, which has no clinical significance. Products may affect psychophysiological state of patients with concomitant use of alcohol and products that inhibit the function of the central nervous system.
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Metamizole enhances content antiparasitic agent chloroquine in the blood reduces the effects of coumarin anticoagulants (products that reduce blood clotting), and the effects of cyclosporine.
Enhances depressing effect on the function of haematopoietic bone marrow toxic drugs and chloramphenicol.
Tricyclic antidepressants, oral contraceptives and products allopurinol violate Metamizole metabolism and increase its toxicity.
barbiturates, phenylbutazone (and other products that enhance degradation of liver function) may reduce the effects of metamizole.
soothing nervous system drugs (tranquilizers and sedatives) reinforce the analgesic effect of Spazmalgon.
Concomitant use of other Spazmalgon painkillers (analgesics) and NSAIDs increases the risk of hypersensitivity reactions and other side effects.
Metamizole reduces plasma concentrations of cyclosporine A and can endanger performed tissue or organ transplantation.
If concomitant administration of these or other medications need advice!
Taking Spazmalgon with food and drin
Given the reduced tolerance to alcohol should avoid its consumption during treatment with the product.
Pregnancy and lactatio
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine. Spazmalgon should not be used during pregnancy and lactation.
Driving and operating machinery
It should be used with caution in people who drive or operate machinery since continued acceptance of Spazmalgon may appear dizziness and disorder accommodation (the ability of the eye for seeing near and far).
Important information about some of the ingredients of Spazmalgon
The composition of the ingredients included wheat starch, which is dangerous for people with gluten enteropathy (an inherited disease of the small intestine, manifested by diarrhea in the use of wheat products). This product contains the excipient lactose (milk sugar), which makes it unsuitable for patients with lactose intolerance.
HOW TO TAKE SPAZMALGON
How and when to take Spazmalgon?
The tablets are taken by mouth with water after eating.
Recommended daily dose:
Adults and children over 75 years:
1-2 tablets, 2-3 times daily. Maximum daily dose: 6 tablets.
12 to 15 years old: 1 tablet. 2-3 times a day. Maximum daily dose - Table 3.
9 to 12 years old: 1/2 table. 2-3 times a day. Maximum daily dose - 2 tablets.
The duration of treatment should not exceed three days.
If you take more than the dose Spazmalgon
When taking a higher dose than prescribed, you should consult a doctor for help! Your
doctor will decide what action to take, if needed.
If overdose is most commonly seen allergic reactions, symptoms of damage to the haematopoietic function, gastrointestinal disorders, in severe cases, symptoms of brain damage.
If overdose you should immediately stop taking the product and take measures for its rapid elimination from the body (vomiting, gastric lavage, forced increased urine output).
Apply symptomatic agents.
If you forget to take Spazmalgon
Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Do this at the next regular dose.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, Spazmalgon can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Most often they are temporary and resolve on discontinuation of treatment.
Some patients may be observed:
Immune system disorders:
Rash, pruritus, rarely severe allergic reactions - bronchospasm / shortening of smooth muscle in the walls of the bronchi / angioedema / swelling of the face, lips, eyelids and some mucous / anaphylaxis / most severe form of allergic reaction that can begin dramatically with the following signs - itching, swelling of the face, shortness of breath, heart problems / very rarely toxic epidermal necrolysis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome / severe blistering, which may progress as the top layer of skin begins to peel /;
Malaise, dry mouth, constipation, exacerbation of gastritis and peptic ulcer disease;
Feeling heartbeat, low blood pressure, heart rate, heart rhythm disturbances;
Blood and lymphatic system disorders
Changes in the number of blood cells (agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia - a decrease in the number of platelets or leukocytes);
Nervous system disorders:
Dizziness, vision disorder.
Renal and urinary disorders:
Urinary retention, prolonged intake of high doses may reduce renal function (especially in patients with pre-damaged one) and in rare cases of acute renal failure.
If you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
HOW TO STORE SPAZMALGON
At temperatures below 25 ° C.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use Spazmalgon after the expiry date stated on the blister and carton. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
The active substances in one tablet are: Metamizole Sodium: 500.0 mg Pitofenonov hydrochloride: 5.0 mg and Fenpiveriniev bromide: 0.1 mg.
The other ingredients are lactose monohydrate, wheat starch, gelatin, talc, magnesium stearate, sodium hydrogen carbonate.
Spazmalgon looks like and contents of pack
Spazmalgon a round, flat tablets, scored on one side, white or off-white.