Medicine Overview of Duospan Tablet
Duospan 20mg/50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of abdominal pain.
Side Effects of Duospan are Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Loss of appetite, Dryness in mouth, Sleepiness, Weakness, Nervousness, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Heartburn.
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. Duospan 20mg/50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.
Duospan 20mg/50mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Dicyclomine and Diclofenac which relieve abdominal pain and cramps. Dicyclomine is an anticholinergic which works by relaxing the muscles in the stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms) thereby relieving cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort. Diclofenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause abdominal pain and inflammation (swelling).
In Depth Information on Duospan Tablet
Duospan Tablet related warnings
Taking diclofenac with alcohol can increase your risk of stomach bleeding.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Duospan 20mg/50mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Duospan 20mg/50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Duospan 20mg/50mg Tablet may cause headaches, blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. This may affect your ability to drive.
Duospan 20mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Duospan 20mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Duospan 20mg/50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Duospan 20mg/50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended in patients with liver disease if this medicine is to be taken for a long time.
Questions Related to Duospan
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
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
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
Persistent abdominal pain from last one week. Feeling a bit nauseated with signs of frequent diarrhea.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Drotin once daily for 1 weekmetron forte 400 mg twice daily for 3 daysrabekind DSR once daily in empty stomach for 1 week
Sir i was suffering from lower abdominal pain i treat it and found mild thikning of proximal sigmoid colon,now i have very very less pain, and i take the medicine Rabekind d, imubless, febutaz 40mg, rifastop 400mg, looz 15ml, and i feel better now, but dr. say to do colonoscopic, i am very fear and do not want it. Sir i want to know that without colonoscopic treatment is possible with medicine. Sir i have upload my CT report, pls suggest me. Thank you sir.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Colonoscopy is needed to understand the pathology behind the disease
I have a loose motions from yesterday night 7-8 times in a night also abdominal pain and nausea and vomating after eating headache
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Econorm Sachet Twice daily for 3 daysOndem 4mg three times daily for 3 daysOFLAX OZ twice daily for 3 daysDrotin DS once daily for 3 days
I am.preganant with 15 weeks , I have pain at lower belly part ,,, more painful while I sit ,, pain is little re leaved if I lay down pls advise me ,, back ache also there ,, this is my second pregnancy ,, the first one is section
Dr. Megha Tuli
Hi PATIENT amount of pain is common in pregnancy. However if you feel that it's bothersome it possible that you might have UTI as that too causes abdominal pain and backache. It's best to get your urine tested for infections in that case
I got food poison and have been having acidity and a feeling of having omits what should i do
Dr. Ankur Gupta
Take 1. Nexpro RD once daily 1 hr before breakfast for 5 to 7 days . if u are having loose motion and abdominal pain then I suppose u may also need to take an antibiotic.
Frequently asked questions about Duospan Tablet
Q. Can I stop taking Duospan when my pain is relieved?
Duospan is usually used for short-term and can be discontinued if there is no pain. However, it should be continued if your doctor told you to do so.
Q. Can the use of Duospan cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Duospan 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 or salty.
Q. Can the use of Duospan cause damage to kidneys?
Yes, long-term use of Duospan can cause damage to the kidneys. Use of Duospan is not recommended in patients with underlying kidney disease.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking higher than the recommended dose of Duospan can lead to increased chances of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Duospan?
Keep this medicine in the packet or container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children, and other people.
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