Anafortan Injection

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Anafortan Injection is used to treat abdominal cramps. It helps to control sudden muscle contractions (spasms), thereby reduces cramps and pain.

Anafortan Injection is given by your doctor or nurse. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are palpitations, excessive thirst, dryness in mouth, reduced bronchial secretions, flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck, and trunk), difficulty in urination, and constipation. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects.

Inform your doctor before taking Anafortan Injection if you are suffering from overactive thyroid, obstructive airway disease, or inflammation of the intestine (ulcerative colitis). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

Uses of Anafortan Injection

Benefits of Anafortan Injection

In Abdominal cramp

Anafortan Injection effectively relieves sudden muscle spasms or contractions in the stomach and intestine (gut), thereby relaxing the muscles and improving movement of food. This helps to treat abdominal cramps, as well as abdominal pain (or stomach pain), bloating and discomfort. Take a fiber-rich diet, avoid oily or spicy food and drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated. Eventually, it will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Anafortan Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Anafortan

  • Palpitations
  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats)
  • Increased heart rate
  • Dry skin
  • Excessive thirst
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Photophobia
  • Reduce bronchial secretion
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Dilatation of pupil
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Loss of accommodation
  • Constipation

How to use Anafortan Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Anafortan Injection works

Anafortan Injection is an anticholinergic which relaxes the muscles in the stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms), thereby relieving cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Anafortan Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Anafortan Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Anafortan Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Anafortan Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Anafortan Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Anafortan Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Anafortan Injection?

If you miss a dose of Anafortan Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Anafortan Injection is given as an injection into veins by a healthcare professional.
  • Do not skip any dose and finish the complete course even if you feel better.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Alpha-Amino Acid Ester
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Anticholinergics

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Anafortan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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LIFE-THREATENING
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LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Stozen
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Having ulcerative colitis. Presently taking Mesalgine & Azoran. Now having severe menstrual cramps. Pl advise. Should i take Anafortan or Meftal?
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Surgical Gastroenterology
If needed u can take
Experience pain in uterine cavity which is exaggerated after urinating. LMP 1-1-17 Is Anafortan safe? Can Norflox 400 Bd be given?
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Yes Norfolk would be a good medicine for UTI.
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References

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: July, 2021

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