Overview

Uses of Dicyclomine
Dicyclomine is used in the treatment of abdominal pain.
Uses of Mefenamic Acid
Mefenamic Acid is used for pain relief. It relieves pain in conditions like period pain, headache, muscle pain, joint pain or dental pain.
Uses of Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone
Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone is used in the treatment of bloating and abdominal pain.
Dicyclomine side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nervousness
  • Weakness
Mefenamic Acid side effects
Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhoea
  • Heartburn
  • Loss of appetite
Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone side effects
Common
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach upset
How to use Dicyclomine
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Abrelif Tablet is to be taken with food.
How to use Mefenamic Acid
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Abrelif Tablet is to be taken with food.
How to use Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Abrelif Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Dicyclomine works
Dicyclomine is an anticholinergic medication. It works by relaxing the muscles in the stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms), thereby relieving cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort.
How Mefenamic Acid works
Mefenamic Acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
How Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone works
Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone is an antifoaming medicine. It disintegrates gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.
Abrelif Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Abrelif Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Abrelif Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Abrelif Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Abrelif Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Abrelif Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Abrelif Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Abrelif Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Abrelif Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

Related to Dicyclomine

  • This medication may impair your thinking or alertness. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
  • Avoid becoming overheated or dehydrated during exercise and in hot weather. Dicyclomine can decrease your sweating, which can lead to heat stroke in a hot environment.
  • Avoid taking alcohol as it can increase certain side effects of dicyclomine.
  • Stop using dicyclomine and call your doctor right away if you have serious side effects such as confusion, hallucinations, unusual thoughts or behavior, fast or uneven heart rate, or if you urinate less than usual or not at all.

Related to Mefenamic Acid

  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Mefenamic Acid can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.

Related to Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone

  • It is better to take with food or at bedtime.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Abrelif

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Sir,as soon as I eat something I have a tendency to go to toilet and gas passes following food,stool is semi solid,mild abdominal pain,what may be the problem sir?
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
Bandy plus once daily in night for 3 night onlyAlso take omez d once daily empty stomach for 5 days in morning
Sir i have an endoscopy 10 days ago,now i am prescribed with razo 20mg and oxydol m for 60 days after being diagnosed with antral erosions in stomach when i will get relief from mild abdominal pain
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
You will feel symptomatic relief within days and complete healing may take 4-6 weeks depending on severity of diseaseContinue medications as advised and follow up. Avoid smoking, alcohol, hot and spicy foods, excessive tea and coffee, acidic foods, fatty foods, milk, etc and foods you find hard to digest like rajma, potatoes etc
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FAQs

Related to Dicyclomine
Q. Is Dicyclomine safe?
Dicyclomine is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Dicyclomine gluten free?
Dicyclomine active drug does not contain gluten. Read the label instruction of the brands your doctor prescribes you, for gluten content
Q. Is Dicyclomine an over-the-counter medicine?
Dicyclomine is available over-the-counter. However, always consult your doctor before taking dicyclomine for your disease
Q. Does dicyclomine help nausea?
Dicyclomine is not known to relieve nausea. Nausea is a common side effect of dicyclomine.
Q. Does dicyclomine help constipation or trigger constipation?
Dicyclomine may cause constipation
Q. Is dicyclomine an opiate/steroid/antacid/NSAID/benzodiazepine?
Dicyclomine is not an opiate, steroid, or an antacid. It is neither a NSAID not a benzodiazepine
Q. Is dicyclomine a muscle relaxer?
Yes, dicyclomine is a smooth muscle relaxant. It has a direct effect on muscles of the stomach and intestine. It does not relax the skeletal/voluntary muscles
Q. Can I take dicyclomine for diarrhea?
Dicyclomine has no known effects in treating diarrhea
Q. Can I take dicyclomine for menstrual cramps?
Dicyclomine mainly acts on the smooth muscles of the intestine. Hence, it is used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach and intestines (gut). It is not known whether it can be used for menstrual cramps
Q. Does dicyclomine cause constipation?
Dicyclomine may cause constipation
Q. Does dicyclomine make you drowsy?
Dicyclomine may cause drowsiness and make you feel sleepy
Q. Does dicyclomine cause hair loss?
Dicyclomine does not have hair loss as a known side-effect
Q. Can I take dicyclomine with Advil (ibuprofen)/ amoxicillin/ Pepto (bismuth subsalicylate)/ tramadol/ Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ oxycodone/ Tylenol (paracetamol)?
There are no known serious drug interactions between dicyclomine and Advil (ibuprofen)/ amoxicillin/ Pepto (bismuth subsalicylate)/ Tramadol/ Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)/ oxycodone/ Tylenol (paracetamol). Dicyclomine is often available in combination with pain killers like paracetamol Consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on dicyclomine.
Related to Mefenamic Acid
Q. Is mefenamic acid an antibiotic/ contain codeine?
No. Mefenamic acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug used to treat mild to moderate pain conditions and fever. It not an antibiotic and does not contain codeine
Q. Is Mefenamic Acid a painkiller?
Yes. Mefenamic Acid is mild to moderate painkiller drug
Q. Is Mefenamic Acid safe?
Mefenamic Acid is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Mefenamic Acid good for toothache/ for back pain/ headache?
Yes, Mefenamic Acid can be used to relieve dental pain, back pain and headache
Q. Does Mefenamic Acid stop periods/ stop bleeding?
Mefenamic Acid is used for relieving pain that happens before or during a menstrual period. It does not stop periods or bleeding. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Q. Can I take mefenamic acid with naproxen/ paracetamol/ ibuprofen/ metronidazole/ withtramadol/ with tranexamic acid/ with sertraline/ amoxicillin?
Mefenamic acid may interact with the drugs mentioned above. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be require
Q. Does Mefenamic Acid make you drowsy?
Mefenamic Acid has a rare side effect of causing drowsiness. Always consult your doctor, if you experience such side effects.
Related to Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone
Q. Is Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone antacid?
No. Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone is not an antacid. But it is used in preparations which are used as antacid
Q. Does it contain aspirin?
It does not contain aspirin
Q. Is Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone available over the counter?
Yes. Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone is sold over the counter without a prescription
Q. Is Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone gluten free?
Yes. Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. Is Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone safe?
Yes. Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone is relatively safe
Q. Is it safe for babies?
Safe for infants and babies, if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Is it safe to take Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone daily?
It is advisable to take Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone only as per the instructions of the doctor
Q. Is Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone good for gas?
Yes. Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone is effective in the treatment of gas
Q. Does it have any side effects?
It does not have any known serious side-effects
Q. Can I take simethicone with ibuprofen, famotidine, lansoprazole, omeprazole, antibiotics, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, Pepto-bismol, or Depakote?
Yes. Simethicone can be taken with ibuprofen, famotidine, lansoprazole, omeprazole, antibiotics, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, Pepto-bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) or Depakote (divalproate sodium), if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Does Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone cause nausea or constipation?
Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone is not known to cause nausea or constipation. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Is Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone effective against acid reflux?
Activated Dimethicone / Simethicone is effective in controlling acid reflux if combined with an antacid.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 24th Aug 2018.
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