Cyclopam-MF 10mg/250mg Tablet
Cyclopam MF 10mg/250mg Tablet is a combination medicine consisting of Dicyclomine and Mefenamic acid. It is primarily in the treatment of symptoms including dysmenorrhoea, abdominal pain and colicky pain.
Pain such as abdominal pain which occurs in the region between chest and pelvis, menstrual pain or dysmenorrhoea which are cramps during menstruation and colic which starts or stops abruptly are collectively relieved by this medicine.
Dicyclomine present in Cyclopam MF 10mg/250mg Tablet is an antispasmodic medicine which works to relieve the involuntary contractions involving smooth muscle cells of the abdominal region. Mefenamic acid blocks the chemical messenger i.e. cyclooxygenase enzyme that is responsible for the production of prostaglandins.
By doing so, the amount of prostaglandins is decreased in the body which leads to the reduction in pain and inflammation at any site of injury or damage. This medication must not be used in children younger than 6 months old and in women who are pregnant or breastfeeding. Before using this medication, inform your doctor if you have a history of :
High blood pressure,
Nervous system problems,
Liver, heart, thyroid, intestinal or kidney problems.
Cyclopam MF 10mg/250mg Tablets should always be taken in a prescribed dosage for a prescribed duration under the supervision of a doctor or physician. There may be certain side effects associated with the use of this medicine including nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, dizziness, headache, loss of appetite, dry mouth etc.
Cyclopam MF 10mg/250mg Tablet must be used with caution in patients with hepatic or renal disease, ulcerative colitis, hyperthyroidism, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, tachycardia, GI obstruction, obstruction of the urinary tract. The elderly are at increased risk for anticholinergic effects, confusion and hallucinations.
The medication is to be taken by mouth, with or without food as instructed by your doctor, usually 4 times a day. The dosage is based on your age, medical condition, and your response to the medicine. Your doctor may direct you to start this medication at a low dose and gradually increase your dose to decrease the risk of side effects.
Symptoms of Cyclopam MF 10mg/250mg Tablet overdose include CNS stimulation followed by depression, confusion, delusions, nonreactive pupils, tachycardia, hypertension.
Anticholinergic toxicity is caused by strong binding of the drug to cholinergic receptors. For anticholinergic overdose with severe life-threatening symptoms, physostigmine 1-2 mg (0.5 mg or 0.02 mg/kg for children) S.C. or I.V., slowly may be given to reverse these effects.
Take as directed before meals; do not increase dose and do not discontinue without consulting prescriber. Avoid alcohol and other CNS depressant medications (antihistamines, sleeping aids, antidepressants) unless approved by prescriber. Void before taking medication.
This medicine is used to treat the following clinical condition:
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Ibs)
Common side effects of this medication are as follows:
Severe Allergic Reaction
Are there any missed dose instructions?
Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
This medication is used to treat smooth muscle spasms in the gastrointestinal tract which occurs due to irritable bowel syndrome. It blocks the acetylcholine receptors present on the smooth muscles thereby causing the muscles to relax. It also controls excessive secretion from not only stomach but also from bronchial, tracheal and pharyngeal muscles.