Uses of Spaverox
Spaverox is effective in the treatment of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract such as gastro-intestinal spasms, irritable bowel syndrome, biliary colic, cystitis... or prevention of threatened miscarriage due to contractions. uterine constriction. Refer to some information about Spaverox in the article below that will help you know how to use the drug appropriately.
1. What is Spaverox?
Spaverox belongs to the group of gastrointestinal drugs, made in the form of tablets, packing box of 2 blisters, 3 blisters, 5 blisters x 10 tablets. The ingredient Drotaverin hydrochloride (40mg) in Spaverox has antispasmodic effects on smooth muscle that are not anticholinergic. Drotaverin hydrochloride is completely absorbed after 12 minutes after oral administration equivalent to parenteral route. Drotaverin hydrochloride is very slightly bound to plasma proteins, metabolized in the liver by glucuronoconjugation and eliminated mainly in the urine. The half-life of Drotaverin hydrochloride is 16 hours.
2. What are the effects of Spaverox?
Spaverox is effective in the treatment of the following diseases:
Stomach - intestinal spasms; Irritable bowel syndrome ; Biliary colic and biliary spasm such as gallstones, cholecystitis, cholangitis; Urogenital spasms such as kidney stones, ureteral stones, pyelonephritis, cystitis. Uterine contractions such as dysmenorrhea, threatened miscarriage, uterine contractions. Gastrointestinal spasms due to ulcers, constipation.
3. Dosage, how to use Spaverox
How to take Spaverox:
Spaverox can be used on an empty or full stomach. Take Spaverox with 1 glass of water just enough. The reference dose of Spaverox is as follows:
Adults: Take a dose of Spaverox 3-6 tablets/day, 1-2 tablets each time. Children over 6 years old: Take 2-5 tablets/day, 1 tablet each time. From 1-6 years old: Take 2-3 tablets/day, 1/2-1 tablet each time. Note: The above dose of Spaverox is for reference only. The specific dose of Spaverox will depend on your condition and the progression of the disease. To get the right dose of Spaverox, patients need to consult their doctor/pharmacist.
4. Contraindications to using Spaverox
Spaverox should not be used in the following cases:
Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients. Excipients of the drug Spaverox. Children under 1 year old. People with severe liver and kidney failure; Patients with atrioventricular block II - III, severe heart failure. Contraindications are absolute. This means that Spaverox can not be used for any reason in cases of contraindications. Any decision about the dose and how to take Spaverox should be made by your doctor.
5. Drug interactions
When Spaverox is used together with Levodopa, it will reduce the anti-Parkinsonian effect and increase tremor and muscle spasticity.
To avoid unwanted interactions when using Spaverox, patients should inform their doctor/pharmacist of all medicines, dietary supplements, vitamins and herbs... that are being prescribed. suitable application.
6. Side effects of Spaverox
The drug can cause some rare side effects such as:
Headache; Dizzy; Nausea; Nervous; Insomnia ; Constipation; Lower blood pressure. Patients should inform the doctor/pharmacist of the unwanted effects encountered when using Spaverox for timely treatment.
7. Note when using Spaverox
Care should be taken when using Spaverox in the following cases:
At therapeutic doses, Spaverox does not affect the ability to drive and use machines. If you feel dizzy after taking Spaverox, avoid dangerous activities such as driving or operating machinery. Careful when using Spaverox for pregnant women. Due to the lack of adequate research results, Spaverox is not recommended for nursing mothers. Above is information about uses, dosage and precautions when using Spaverox. To ensure health safety, patients should not arbitrarily buy Spaverox medicine to treat at home without a prescription and prescription from a doctor/pharmacist.