Unfortunately, our beautiful life is sometimes overshadowed by bouts of pain of a different nature and nature. That is why it is so necessary to have on hand a universal anesthetic drug, for example, Spazmalgon. What does this drug help? What are the features of its reception? We will talk about this today.
Spasmalgon tablets: instructions for use
This drug is available in two forms: tablets and injections. Regardless of the form of this pharmaceutical agent, it should be taken after consultation with the attending specialist, as well as in strict accordance with the instructions.
An antispasmodic is considered a three-component pharmacological drug that has analgesic and antispasmodic effects. Thanks to a combination of three active ingredients that mutually reinforce the analgesic effect of each other, you can get rid of the pain syndrome very quickly.
The first component of Spasmalgone is fenpiverinium bromide. It has the following effects on the body:
- increases the level of intraocular pressure;
- lowers blood pressure;
- increases the contraction of the heart muscle;
- reduces the tone of smooth muscle tissue;
- reduces the activity of the functioning of a number of glands.
The second component of spasmalgone is sodium metamizol. It has antipyretic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects on the human body. The third component, which is part of the pharmaceutical agent Spazmalgon, is pitofenone. Under its influence relaxation of smooth muscle tissue occurs.
In combination, all these components allow you to quickly stop a painful attack. As practice shows, relief is noticeable within 15-40 minutes after oral administration of a pharmacological drug. The attending specialists state that the strength of the effect and the duration of the analgesic effect depend exclusively on the patient's physiological characteristics.
Indications for use
Spasmalgon is released in pharmacies in a non-prescription way, but you should not self-medicate. The appearance of painful symptoms is considered a signal of the development of any pathology, therefore, before taking painkillers, you should consult with your doctor. The dosage of the drug can be prescribed by a doctor, but in no case should it exceed the dose limit prescribed in the instructions.
Before you use Spazmalgon, you need to have a clear idea of the indications for use of this drug. Treatment specialists use the pharmaceutical agent Spasmalgon in various medical fields, in particular:
- in gynecology;
With it, you can achieve a weakening of the smooth muscle tone and eliminate pain syndromes that occur in the internal organs. This drug can be taken in such cases:
- when a headache of varying intensity, including migraines;
- in case of the appearance of pain syndromes in the intestine or stomach;
- with the appearance of attacks of toothache of a different nature, as well as after undergoing treatment to eliminate residual effects;
- with the appearance of spastic attacks in the bladder;
- in a number of pathologies of the gallbladder, but only after the prescription of the drug by the attending specialist;
- with the appearance of hepatic colic, due to the development of cholelithiasis;
- in case of pain during menstruation;
- for relief of pain in muscle and joint tissue.
Treatment specialists may prescribe spasmalgone tablets in combination with other pharmaceutical agents. Often, this drug is prescribed in the postoperative period, as well as after invasive procedures. For mild to moderate attacks of pain, the tableted pharmacological form of Spasmalgone is considered the most effective. The attending specialist may prescribe injections for severe pain attacks.
Contraindications to the drug
The main contraindication to oral administration of the tablet form of Spasmalgone is individual intolerance or hypersensitivity to one of the components of the active ingredients of the drug. In addition, contraindications include:
- the development of surgical pathology in the acute form;
- oppression of the hematopoietic system;
- hepatic pathology;
- dysfunction of the biliary tract;
- atony of the bladder, as well as gall;
- increase in the size of the large intestine;
- tendency to fainting;
- the presence of angle-closure glaucoma;
- prostate adenoma;
- gestation (especially during the first trimester and the last weeks before delivery);
- breastfeeding period.
It is forbidden to give spasmalgon tablets to children under three months of age. Treating specialists extremely carefully prescribe the spasmalgone tablet form to patients suffering from bronchial asthma or who are prone to allergic reactions from the respiratory tract.
Side effects and features of the reception
The dosage of the tablet form Spasmalgona may appoint a treating specialist. If you started taking the pharmacological drug yourself, then carefully study the instructions and do not exceed the dose limit specified by the manufacturer. It is best to take a pharmaceutical agent after the main meal. Any changes in dosage should be agreed with the doctor.
Side effects can occur, as a rule, after the administration of spasmalgone injections, with improper dosage, as well as as a result of long-term medication. These include:
- pain in the gastric area;
- dry mucous coating in the mouth;
- exacerbation of chronic pathologies of the digestive tract;
- violation of visual function;
- increased pressure;
- change of blood formula;
In case of spasmalgone overdose, nausea, vomiting attacks, drowsiness, impaired hepatic and renal function, convulsive states, a decrease in the level of pressure may appear.
Spasmalgon during pregnancy
In the period of the birth of a new life and the bearing of the fetus, the female body undergoes tremendous changes. Often, pregnant women complain of headaches of varying intensity, as well as pain syndromes in the lower abdomen. Obstetricians and gynecologists strongly do not recommend self-treatment, as the wrong choice of drug or dosage can lead to the development of complicated consequences, especially for the fetus.
According to the instructions, Spasmalgon tablets can not be taken in the first trimester, as well as in the last six weeks of carrying a baby. It was during this period that the risk of low labor activity was high. To date, accurate data on the effects of spasmalgone on the fetus is not, therefore, taking any pharmacological drugs that have analgesic effects is prohibited. Uncontrolled oral medication can lead to the development of fetal abnormalities.
Spasmalgon is a complex pharmaceutical preparation. It should be taken in strict accordance with the instructions and after prior consultation with the attending specialist. Remember that self-medication can cause serious consequences. Be healthy!