Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:56 am

Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet

Uses of Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet

Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Diarrhea and GI Tract Spasms

Side effects of Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet are – Nausea, Dryness In Mouth, Nervousness, Weakness, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Blurred Vision

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet

Do not use Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Dicyclomine, Diclofenac

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet works

Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet contains – Dicyclomine, Diclofenac

Dicyclomine works by slowing the natural movements of the gut and by relaxing the muscles in the stomach and intestines.

Diclofenac works by blocking the action of a substance in the body called cyclo-oxygenase (COX), Diclofenac blocks the production of these prostaglandins and this reduces inflammation and pain.

Dosage of Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet

The dosage of Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Cataspa 50 mg/20 mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Interaction

Drug :- adsorbent antidiarrheals, antacids: Decreased dicyclomine absorption.

amantadine, anticholinergics, phenothiazines, tricyclic antidepressants: Increased dicyclomine effects.

antimyasthenics: Reduced intestinal motility.

atenolol: Increased atenolol effects.

cyclopropane: Risk of ventricular arrhythmias.

haloperidol: Decreased antipsychotic effect of haloperidol.

ketoconazole: Decreased ketoconazole absorption.

metoclopramide: Decreased effect of metoclopramide on GI motility.

opioid analgesics: Increased risk of ileus, severe constipation, and urine retention potassium chloride, especially wax-matrix.

preparations: Possibly GI ulceration urinary alkalinizers.

antacids that contain calcium or magnesium, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, citrates, sodium bicarbonate: Delayed excretion and increased risk of adverse effects of dicyclomine.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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