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Spas Injection

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Spas Injection is used in the treatment of abdominal pain and functional irritable bowel syndrome (symptoms include abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, and diarrhea or constipation). It helps to control sudden muscle contractions (spasms), thereby reduces abdominal cramps.

Spas 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 dry mouth, blurred vision, nausea, weakness and nervousness. 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. It may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness. This medicine may also cause diarrhea, so its better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Spas Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver and kidney disease or alcohol abuse. It should not be used in infants less than six months of age.

Benefits of Spas Injection

In Abdominal pain

Spas 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 pain (or stomach pain) as well as cramps, bloating and discomfort. Eventually, it will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

In Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic (long-term) inflammatory disease of the large intestine (colon) that usually needs long term management. This can lead to bleeding, frequent diarrhea, bloating, flatulence, cramps and stomach pain. Spas Injection relaxes the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine) and relieves these symptoms effectively. Usually, it is used along with other medicines for management of your condition.
Spas Injection is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Take a fiber-rich diet, avoid oily or spicy food and drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

Side effects of Spas 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 Spas

  • Nausea
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness
  • Blurred vision
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Nervousness
  • Weakness

How to use Spas Injection

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

How Spas Injection works

Spas Injection 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Spas Injection may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Spas Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Spas Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Spas Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Spas Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Spas Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Spas Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Spas Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Spas Injection?

If you miss a dose of Spas 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.

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Quick Tips

  • Spas Injection is given as an injection into muscles by your doctor only.
  • It may cause dizziness or drowsiness. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • It may make you sweat less. Avoid doing things that may cause you to overheat such as exercise.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Spas Injection as it can cause excessive drowsiness and increase your risk of stomach problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you experience severe or long-lasting pain in your stomach.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Tertiary Amines
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

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Irregular bowel movement with abdominal pain special in morning ( 3 times.)
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Take tab meftal spas sos Get LFT ultrasound abdomen stool routine and culture tests
Severe abdominal pain & back pain due to mensuration.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Take meftal spas or drotin
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Q. Can I take dicyclomine for diarrhea?

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Q. Can I take dicyclomine for menstrual cramps?

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Dicyclomine may cause constipation

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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.

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Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: April, 2021

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