Medicine : Cataspa

Name:Cataspa
Type:Tablet
Manufacturer:Usv Ltd
Generic Use:Diclofenac , Dicyclomine
Composition:Diclofenac(50mg) , Dicyclomine(20mg)
Substitutes:diclospa , diclospas , bral , proxyvon forte(2ml) , cataspa , diclospa , diclospas , bral , proxyvon forte(2ml) , cataspa


Generic ( Diclofenac )



Typical use Of Diclofenac :Diclofenac Is Used In The Treatment Of Painful Conditions Affecting The Joints And Muscles Such As Degenerative Joint Diseases (osteoarthritis), Autoimmune Diseases Of Joints (rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis) Lower Back Pain, Sprains Or Bone Fractures, Inflammation In And Around Joints (frozen Shoulder), Tendon Inflammation, Tendon Sheath Swelling, Pain And Inflammation Associated With Diseases Such As Gout, Pain And Swelling Following Skeletal Muscle, Dental And Other Minor Surgery.
Mechanism of action of Diclofenac :Diclofenac Works By Blocking The Effect Of Chemicals Called Cyclooxygenase Enzymes. These Enzymes Help To Make Other Chemicals In The Body, Called Prostaglandins. Prostaglandins Are Produced At Sites Of Injury Or Damage, And Cause Pain And Swelling. By Blocking The Effect Of Cyclooxygenase Enzymes, Production Of Prostaglandins Are Reduced, Thus, Pain And Swelling Are Eased. 
Drug Interaction of Diclofenac :Diclofenac Should Be Avoided In Combination With Lithium, Blood Thinning Agents Such As Warfarin, Cyclosporine, Mifepristone, Methotrexate, Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, Other Pain Killers, Corticosteroids, Diuretics, Tacrolimus, Zidovudine, And Quinolone Antibiotic Drugs. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Diclofenac :Ulcers In The Stomach And Intestine, Urge To Vomit, Vomiting, Excessive Passage Of Wind, Constipation, Indigestion, Abdominal Pain, Bloody Or Black Tar Like Stools, Vomiting Blood Or Dark Coffee Ground Like Material, Moth Ulcers, Severe Allergic Reactions, Water Retention And Swelling, Rise In Blood Pressure, Heart Failure, Damage To The Kidneys, Elevation Of Liver Enzymes, Inflammation Of Liver, Jaundice, Visual Disturbances, Ringing/buzzing In Ears, Headache, Other Nervous System Disorders, Decrease In The Blood Cells.

INTERACTIONS OF DICLOFENAC


How Diclofenac will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Diclofenac will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Diclofenac

No Studies Found






Generic ( Dicyclomine )



Typical use Of Dicyclomine :To Treat Periodic Spasm And Pain In Abdomen, Stomach And Intestinal Cramps, Functional Bowel Or Irritable Bowel Syndrome And Urinary Incontinence.
Mechanism of action of Dicyclomine :Dicyclomine Acts By Relieving The Smooth Muscle Contraction Of The Gastrointestinal Tract Via Dual Action: (i) By A Specific Action (anticholinergic), Which Reduces Muscle Contractions And (ii) By A Direct Effect Upon Smooth Muscle Of The Stomach And Intestine (musculotropic) Leading To Muscle Relaxations, And Decrease In Contraction And Pain.
Drug Interaction of Dicyclomine :Inhibits Effects Of Glaucoma Therapy, May Increase Certain Actions Or Side Effects Of Anticholinergic Drugs (atropine, Glycopyrrolate, Scopolamine), Antiarrhythmic Agents (disopyramide, Quinidine), Antihistamines (chlorpheniramine, Levocetirizine), Antipsychotic Agents (phenothiazines), Certain Drugs Used To Treat Parkinson's Disease (benztropine, Trihexyphenidyl, Isocarboxazid, Linezolid, Methylene Blue, Moclobemide, Phenelzine, Procarbazine, Rasagiline, Selegiline, Tranylcypromine), Drugs For Sleep Or Anxiety (alprazolam, Diazepam, Zolpidem), Narcotic Analgesics (meperidine), Tricyclic Antidepressants (amitriptyline), Nitrates And Nitrites. Antacids May Also Interfere With Action Of Dicyclomine. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Dicyclomine :Constipation, Bloating, Stomach Pain, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Dry Mouth, Dry Eye, Blurred Vision, Urge To Vomit (nausea), Tingling, Confusion, Unusual Thoughts Or Behavior, Sleepiness, Weakness, Nervousness, And Difficulty Or Pain On Passing Urine.

INTERACTIONS OF DICYCLOMINE


How Dicyclomine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown No Risk To The Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Dicyclomine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Dicyclomine

No Studies Found