Colimex Tablet
Colimex Tablet

Colimex Tablet

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Dicycloverine / Dicyclomine(20.0 Mg) + Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-SPASMODICS

Medical Description

Colimex tablet is a pain-relieving and antispasmodic medicine. It is used for relieving spasmodic pain associated with stones in the kidney or gallbladder, pain in the abdomen during or before menses ...
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Uses of Colimex Tablet

Colimex tablet is used for relieving spasmodic pain and cramps associated with renal colic, intestinal colic, biliary colic and painful menstruation.

Contraindications of Colimex Tablet

  • If you are allergic to paracetamol, dicyclomine or any other ingredients of Colimex tablet.
  • If you are taking any other medicine that contains Paracetamol or Dicyclomine.
  • If you have urinary tract disorder, stomach or intestinal ulcers.
  • If you have any heart-related problem or bleeding disorder.
  • If you have urinary tract disorder, obstruction in urethra or ureter.
  • If you have an eye disorder called glaucoma or you are breastfeeding.
  • If you have a muscle-related disorder called myasthenia gravis.
  • This medicine should not be given to children below 12 years of age.

Side effects of Colimex Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Ingestion.
  • Loss of appetite

Precautions and Warnings of Colimex Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Colimex tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using the Colimex tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Colimex tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of the Colimex tablet passes into the breastmilk. Hence, this medicine should not be used during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor before using it.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Colimex tablet?
A:
Colimex tablet may make you dizzy and feel sleepy. You should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Colimex tablet?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Colimex tablet on alcohol. However, there is a risk of liver damage in chronic alcoholics and people with liver problems if you are taking this medicine and consume alcohol along.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any heart diseases or high blood pressure.
  • You have muscle weakness or glaucoma.
  • You have problems with your intestines, liver or kidney.
  • You have fever as you need to be cautious while consuming this medicine.
  • You have prostate disorder or enlagred prostate gland.
  • You have indigestion or heartburn due to hiatus hernia.
  • You are allergic to aspirin or other NSAIDs used to treat pain.
  • You are taking other medicines containing paracetamol.
  • Colimex tablet should not be used in children below 12 years of age.
  • This medicine should be used with caution in older people as they may be more sensitive to the side effects.

Mode of Action of Colimex Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Colimex tablet acts via combined action of paracetamol and dicyclomine.
  • Paracetamol works by inhibiting the production of prostaglandin by blocking an enzyme responsible for prostaglandin synthesis. Prostaglandin is an inflammatory medicator which is implicated in conditi...
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  • Dicyclomine acts via two mechanisms. It is an antispasmodic agent which acts on smooth muscles of uterus, urethra, intestine and bile duct and helps in relieving pain. It relaxes the muscles and impro...
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Directions for Use of Colimex Tablet

  • Take Colimex tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, with or without food.
  • You should take this medicine regularly, at the same time and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than that recommended.

Interactions of Colimex Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concurrent use of the Colimex tablet is not recommended along with medicines to treat glaucoma like Timolol, Bimatoprost, Latanoprost and medicine to reduce cholesterol like cholestyramine.
  • Concurrent use of this medicine along with blood thinners like Warfarin and with antivitamin K can increase the risk of bleeding and thus you should be cautious.
  • You may experience increased side effects along with medicines to treat irregular heartbeats like quinidine, anti-allergy medicines like Phenothiazines, pain relief medicines like Meperidine.
  • Other medicines like Metoclopramide and Domperidone, Chloramphenicol, Loperamide, Neostigmine, Digoxin, certain antacids should be used cautiously.
  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation or supplements to avoid any interaction.

Storage and disposal of Colimex Tablet

  • Store Colimex tablets below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Colimex Tablet

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Colimex are headache, dizziness, nausea, dry mouth, difficulty swallowing, dilated pupils and dry skin. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit ...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Colimex tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking tab Colimex on my own?

A: Yes, you can stop taking Colimex tablet, if this medicine is being used as a short term pain relief. However, you should not discontinue this medicine it is being prescribed by your doctor for a certain medical condition.

Q: Can I take Colimex tablet for stomach pain?

A: The stomach pain could occur due to various condition such as indigestion, infection and inflammatory conditions. You should not use Colimex for any condition without consulting your doctor.

Q: Can Colimex tablet be taken empty stomach?

A: You should avoid taking this medicine in an empty stomach to avoid stomach discomforts.

Q: Can Colimex tablet be taken for food poisoning?

A: No, Colimex is an anti-spasmodic medicine which is not effective in food poisoning. Food poisoning occurs due to the consumption of contaminated food usually by bacteria, virus or environmental toxins.

Q: Can Colimex be taken for period pain?

A: Yes, it can be used for relieving the cramps and pain during and before menses, after consulting a doctor.

Q: Can Colimex tablet be used for headache and toothache?

A: No, you should not use Colimex tablet for headache or toothache as it may not be effective in such pains.

Q: Can I take Pantoprazole or Esomeprazole with Colimex tablet?

A: It is usually safe and there is no direct interaction seen between these two medicines. Consult your doctor before taking these medicine concomitantly.

Q: Is Colimex medicine an antibiotic?

A: No, it is not an antibiotic. Colimex is a pain-relieving and antispasmodic medicine that is used for relieving spasmodic pain and cramps associated with renal colic, intestinal colic, and painful menstruation.

Q: What are the contents present in Colimex?

A: Colimex tablet contains paracetamol and dicyclomine as active constituents.

Q: How fast does Colimex tablet work?

A: Colimex start working within 30 minutes of its oral intake. However, it can vary among individuals depending on their physiology and other biological parameters.

Q: What is the function of Colimex?

  • Paracetamol works by inhibiting the production of prostaglandin by blocking an enzyme responsible for prostaglandin synthesis. Prostaglandin is an inflammatory mediator which is implicated in conditio...
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COLIMEX

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ContainsDicycloverine / Dicyclomine(20.0 Mg),Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
UsesSpasmodic pain and cramps
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, sleepiness, nausea
Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)
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