Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection

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

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:17 am

Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection

Uses of Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection

Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Diarrhea and GI Tract Spasms

Side effects of Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection

The most common side effects of Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection are – Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dryness In Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Agitation, Anxiety, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction, Impaired Concentration, Sweating, Headache

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

Precautions while using Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection

Do not use Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection if you are allergic to – Dicyclomine, Simethicone

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection.

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 Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection works

Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection contains – Dicyclomine, Simethicone

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

Simethicone disintegrates the gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.

Dosage of Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection

The dosage of Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection 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 Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection

If you forget to take a dose of Meftal-Spas 10mg/40mg Injection, 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

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Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

Information will be added soon.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

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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