Spasmofen

Drugs , Gastrointestinal System / September 22, 2016

Class: Gastrointestinal System
Dosage Form: Ampoules
Description: Analgesic and anti-spasmodic
Stock: Available
Manufacturer: Amriya Pharmaceuticals

Composition:

Ketoprofen………………………….100 mg
Hysocine Butylbromide………….20 mg

Properties:

Ketoprofen is a powerful non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent with marked analgesic and antipyretic properties.
Hyoscine butylbromide is a quaternary ammonium anticholinergic agent with peripheral effect similar to atropine. It has antispasmodic action on the smooth muscles of the gastrointestinal, biliary and urinary tracts.

Indications:

Spasmofen is indicated in:

  • Renal colic
  • Biliary colic
  • Spasmodic dysmenorrhoea
  • Postpartum pain
  • As an aid in diagnosis of therapeutic procedures, e.g. gastroduodenal endoscopy and radiography

Contraindicatons:

Spasmofen is contraindicated in:

  • Glaucoma, hypertrophy of the prostate with urine retention, tachycardia
  • Active peptic ulceration or history of recurrent peptic ulceration, bronchial asthma
  • Known hypersensitivity to any of the active substances

Side Effects:

The following side effects are to be noted:

 

  • Dryness of the mouth
  • Reduction in sweat gland secretion
  • Allergic reactions particularly of the skin
  • Visual disturbances
  • Tachycardia
  • Micturition difficulties
  • Gastrointestinal disorders: epigastric pain, nausea, dyspepsia, abdominal discomfort

 

Dosage and Administration:

The following dosage is generally recommended for adults:

  • 1-2 ampoules daily according to the condition
  • Administered as a deep intramuscular injection

Pregnancy and Lactation:

The drug should be given with caution to pregnancy and lactating mothers.

Warnings:

Hyoscine may cause drowsiness, decreased mental alertness. Patients should avoid driving motor vehicles and taking alcohol while under influence of the treatment.

Packaging:

A box containing 3 ampoules of 2 ml each.

Storage:

Store at room temperature.

No Comments

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this:
Skip to toolbar