Cyclopam Suspension 60ml is used as an antispasmodic (eeduces stomach pain), an anti-flatulent (reduces intestinal gas) and also to relieve from baby colic (episodes of crying for more than 3 hours). However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor’s discretion.
The active ingredients of Cyclopam Suspension 60ml are Dicyclomine 10mg and Simethicone 40mg/5ml.
Dicyclomine (or Dicycloverine) is an anticholinergic drug that reduces muscle spasms in the gastrointestinal tract through a process of nonselective smooth muscle relaxation. An anticholinergic agent is basically a substance which blocks the neurotransmitter acetylcholine in both central and peripheral nervous systems. It inhibits the parasympathetic nerve impulses by selectively blocking the binding of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine to its receptor in nerve cells.
Simethicone is an anti-foaming agent which acts by reducing gas from the gastrointestinal tract (GIT).
Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professional before taking the Cyclopam Suspension 60ml:
The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this Cyclopam Suspension 60ml. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:
Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:
Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor, or follow the directions given on the bottle or container.
Cyclopam Suspension 60ml is meant for oral administration. Shake the bottle well before consuming. Dosage can be administered with the cap that comes along with the container.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is time for the next dose, skip it and take it according to the normal schedule. Don’t give two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your child health.
Cyclopam Suspension 60ml Can be administered 15 minutes before meals.
Do not give more than 3 times a day, or as directed by your physician or a pharmacist.
Do not administer for more than 3 days except on the advice of a medical practitioner.
Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but your child may experience one or more of the following signs or symptoms:
Give Cyclopam Suspension 60ml only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
Caution advised among people with renal problems. If you have any, consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.
Caution advised among people with hepatic problems. If you have any, consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.
Dicyclomine: May be used during pregnancy – risk of fetal harm not expected. However, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or likely to get pregnant during treatment.
Dicyclomine or Dicycloverine: This drug may pass through breastmilk and may cause breathing problems in breastfed infants younger than 6months. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding an infant during the treatment.
Alcohol can increase the list of side effects caused by Dicyclomine.
Since consuming this medicine would impair your thinking or reactions or it may also cause blurred vision, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention/physical strength.
Category N: No information available.
This medication is an anticholinergic, prescribed for irritable bowel syndrome. It blocks a chemical in the smooth muscle of the stomach and intestines.
Dicyclomine slows movement in the GI (gastrointestinal) tract, lowering the number of spasms.
Adult: PO- 10-20 mg 3 timesday. IM- 20 mg 4 timesday for 1-2 days. Replace with oral therapy as soon as possible. It comes as a tablet to take by mouth with or without food.
Hard stools (constipation). Drinking more liquids, working out, or adding fiber to your diet may help. Talk with your doctor about a stool softener or laxative. - Dry mouth. Good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. See a dentist often.
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
Do not give this drug to an infant younger than 6 months of age. If you have an allergy to dicyclomine or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have any of these health problems: Enlarged prostate, glaucoma, bowel block, myasthenia gravis, or trouble passing urine. If you are breast-feeding.
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Change in thinking clearly and with logic. Not able to pass urine. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Store it at room temperature. Keep this medication in the container it came in and out of the reach of children. Protect it from light and heat.
Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.
Antispasmodics , GIT Regulators & Anti-Inflammatories
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