Medicine Overview of Brenum Drop
Brenum 10 mg/40 mg Drop is used in the treatment of abdominal pain.
Side Effects of Brenum are Nausea, Dryness in mouth, Blurred vision, Dizziness, Sleepiness, Weakness, Nervousness.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. Brenum 10 mg/40 mg Drop is to be taken with food.
Brenum 10 mg/40 mg Drop is a combination of two medicines: Dicyclomine and Simethicone. Dicyclomine is an antispasmodic which works by relaxing the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms) thereby relieving abdominal cramps and pain. Simethicone is an antifoaming medicine which disintegrates gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.
In Depth Information on Brenum Drop
Brenum Drop related warnings
Brenum 10 mg/40 mg Drop may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Brenum 10 mg/40 mg Drop is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Brenum 10 mg/40 mg Drop is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Brenum 10 mg/40 mg Drop alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Brenum 10 mg/40 mg Drop should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Brenum 10 mg/40 mg Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Brenum 10 mg/40 mg Drop should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Brenum 10 mg/40 mg Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Brenum Drop
Brenum is a combination of two medicines: Dicyclomine is an antispasmodic and anticholinergic (antimuscarinic) agent that indicated for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. On the other hand, Simethicone is defoaming agent that helps to relieve gas-related symptoms.
Q. Can the use of Brenum cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Brenum can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Can the use of Brenum cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Brenum can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down for sometime or until you feel better and do not drive or use any machines.
Q. Can the use of Brenum cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Brenum can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water; Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry. Try to avoid foods that are acidic (like lemons), spicy and salty.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Brenum?
The use of Brenum is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine. It is contraindicated in infants less than 6 months of age and in patients of Glaucoma (eye disorder) ; and myasthenia gravis (abnormal weakness of muscles).
Yes, Brenum does expire. The expiry date is written on the pack of the medicine and it refers to the last day of the month mentioned. Do not use Brenum after the expiry date.
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