Cyclopam

Cyclopam

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By Medicover Hospitals / 04 March 2021
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  • This Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat abdominal pain. It works effectively to reduce abdominal pain and cramping by relaxing the stomach and intestine muscles. It also blocks some chemical messengers that cause pain and fever.
  • This Tablet is taken with or without food at the dose and duration recommended by the doctor. It's better to take it with food to avoid stomach upset. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medication. You should continue to take this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early, your symptoms may recur and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know.
  • The most common side effects are nausea, dry mouth, blurred vision, weakness, and nervousness. Most of them are temporary and usually time-consuming. If you are concerned about any of these side effects, contact your doctor immediately. It may also cause sleepiness, so don't drive or do anything that needs to be mentally focused until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine because it can make your sleepiness worse.
  • Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver disease so that your doctor can prescribe an appropriate dose for you. You should also tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
    1. Uses
    2. Side Effects
    3. Precautions
    4. Cyclopam vs Anafortan
    5. FAQ's

    Uses:

    • Spasmodic dysmenorrhoea- This medicine can be used to relieve cramps and pain associated with menstrual disorders.
    • Mild to moderate pain associated with muscular spasm
    • This medicine may also be used to relieve pain in the acute muscles and cramps associated with blockage of the small intestine, gall duct, or urinary tract.

    How to use Cyclopam

  • Take this medicine at the recommended dose and duration of your doctor. Swallow it down like a whole thing. Do not chew, crush or break down. Cyclopam Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is best to take it at a fixed time.
  • How Cyclopam Works

  • Cyclopam is prescribed for the treatment of indications such as mild to moderate pain. These may include menstrual cramps, tooth pain, irritable bowel syndrome (intestinal disorder), joint pain, headache. Dicyclomine is an anticholinergic and antispasmodic medicine that helps block the chemical (acetylcholine) that causes the muscle to contract. In this way, it helps to relieve spasms. The exact mechanism of action of paracetamol is not known, but it helps to relieve pain due to its analgesic properties.
  • Side Effects

    • Diarrhea
    • Constipation
    • Bloating
    • Headache
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Dizziness
    • Drowsiness
    • Ringing or buzzing in the ears
    • Blurred vision
    • Weight gain
    • Shortness of breath
    • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue
    • Swelling of hands and feet
    • Peeling and blistering of the skin
    • Fast heartbeat
    • Unusual bleeding or bruising
    • Yellow-colored eyes or skin
    • Difficult or painful urination
    • Bloody and cloudy urine
    • Excessive tiredness
    • Dry mouth
    • Nervousness
    • Skin rash

    Precautions

    Pregnancy

  • This is not recommended in pregnant women unless all necessary risks and benefits are discussed with your doctor before taking this medicine. It is not recommended to use this medicine in the third trimester.
  • Breastfeeding

  • This is not recommended in breastfeeding women unless all necessary risks and benefits are discussed with your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Liver Diseases

  • Care must be taken for individuals suffering from liver disease or reduced liver function. Your doctor will prescribe the necessary dose adjustments or an appropriate treatment alternative for Janumet.
  • Kidney Diseases

  • Care must be taken for individuals suffering from kidney disease or reduced kidney function. Your doctor will prescribe the necessary dose adjustments or an appropriate treatment alternative for Janumet.
  • Use in children

  • This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age, as the safety and efficacy of use are not established clinically. However, this medicine may be prescribed by your doctor if the benefits significantly outweigh the risks. In such a case, the patient should be monitored closely for any adverse effects.
  • Effect on the heart

  • The use of this medicine for a long period of time may cause fluid retention and heart failure. Caution should be used in patients with heart or blood vessel disease or in patients exposed to risk factors.
  • Asthma

  • The use of this medicine may cause acute asthma attacks, especially in patients with a history of aspirin sensitivity. In such cases, it should be used with extreme caution.
  • Peptic ulcer

  • This medicine should be used with caution in patients with peptic ulcers or other gastrointestinal disorders due to an increased risk of adverse reactions. Report any unusual symptoms to the physician as a matter of priority. Appropriate dose adjustment or replacement with an appropriate alternative may be required in some cases on the basis of the clinical condition.
  • Allergic skin reactions

  • This medicine should be used with caution as it may increase the risk of serious skin reactions such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Report any unusual symptoms to the physician as a matter of priority. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with an appropriate alternative may be required in some cases on the basis of the clinical condition.
  • Increased blood pressure

  • This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of high blood pressure due to the increased risk of very high blood pressure. Close monitoring of blood pressure is needed while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustment or replacement with an appropriate alternative may be required in some cases on the basis of the clinical condition.
  • Cyclopam vs Anafortan

    Cyclopam
    Anafortan
    MANUFACTURER MANUFACTURER
    Indoco Remedies Ltd Abbott
    SALT COMPOSITION Dicyclomine (20mg) + Paracetamol (500mg) SALT COMPOSITION Camylofin (25mg) + Paracetamol (300mg)
    Store at room temperature (10-30°C) Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
    Cyclopam Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat abdominal pain. Anafortan 25 mg/300 mg Tablet effectively helps to relieve sudden muscle spasms or contractions in the stomach and intestines.
    It works by blocking the release of some chemical messengers that cause pain. It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever and pain.

    Frequently Asked Questions:

    Cyclopam Tablet is used to relieve spasmodic pain and cramps associated with renal colic (sharp stone pain in the urinary tract), intestinal colic (cramp-like pain in the intestine), biliary colic (pain in the middle to the upper right of the stomach), and painful menstruation.
    Cyclopam Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat abdominal pain. It works effectively to reduce abdominal pain and cramping by relaxing the stomach and intestine muscles. It also blocks some chemical messengers that cause pain and fever.
    This medicine might cause some patients side effects which include acidity.
    Do not give Cyclopam Drops to children under 2 months of age without ruling out the reasons that might make your child cry. Give Cyclopam Drops only if your child shows signs of abdominal discomfort or pain after consulting your child's doctor. Children may have abdominal pain due to migraines.
    Mefenamic Acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers causing abdominal pain and inflammation (swelling).
    Cyclopam Suspension is commonly used to treat stomach pain, swelling, and abdominal cramping, and pain associated with excess acidity, gas, infection, and gastrointestinal disorders.
    Cyclopam should be taken along with the food as directed by the physician. The tablet should be swallowed as a whole. Do not chew or crush your tablet.
    Cyclopam is not recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding women. Before taking this medicine, all necessary risks and benefits must be discussed with the doctor. The doctor may adjust the dose or prescribe an appropriate treatment alternative.
    It is not recommended to drink alcohol after taking cyclopam because it may increase the risk of bleeding and may also cause other serious side effects.
    Cyclopam Tablet is usually used for a short period of time and maybe discontinued if there is no pain. It should be continued, however, if you are advised to do so by your doctor.
    Yes, the use of Cyclopam Tablet may cause diarrhea. Drink plenty of water or other fluids in case of diarrhea by taking small, frequent sips. Also, avoid eating fatty or fried foods while you are taking this medicine. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice signs of dehydration, such as less urination with dark and smelting urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting with your doctor.
    Cyclopam Tablet is usually safe to use at a dose as recommended by your doctor. However, an overdose of Cyclopam Tablet may cause liver damage. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, as this may further increase the risk of liver damage. It is not recommended to use this medicine in patients with severe liver disease.

    Citations:

  • Cyclopam, http://jclinmedcasereports.com/articles/OJCMCR-1249.pdf