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Diospas 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Diospas Tablet is an anti-spasmodic medicine. It is used for the treatment of muscle spasm, cramps, stomach pain due to a condition called irritable bowel disorders. It contains dicyclomine as its act...
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ContainsDicycloverine Hydrochloride
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Uses of Diospas 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Diospas Tablet is used to treat muscle spasm, cramps, pain in the stomach, intestine and abdomen due to bowel disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome.

Contraindications of Diospas 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to dicyclomine or other ingredients of the medicine.
  • If you heart problems or bleeding disorders.
  • If you have an eye disorder called glaucoma.
  • If you have a condition called myasthenia gravis, characterized by muscle weakness and fatigue.
  • If you have difficulty in passing urine due to obstructive problems of the kidney and urethra.
  • If you have an obstructive disorder of the gut, acid reflux problems, inflammation in the intestine and colon.
  • The medicine should not be given to infants below 6-months of age and breastfeeding women.

Side effects of Diospas 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Dry mouth
  • Lack of energy

Precautions and Warnings of Diospas 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Diospas Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The safety of Diospas Tablet in human pregnancy has not been established. The doctor can prescribe you if essential. If you become pregnant while taking the medicine inform the doctor immediately.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Diospas Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Diospas Tablet should not be used if you are breastfeeding. If the treatment is essential for the nursing mother the doctor may ask you to discontinue breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Diospas Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction if the medicine affects your driving abilities. You may experience blurred vision and dizziness after taking Diospas Tablet. Be careful and alert if you have such symptoms after taking the medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Diospas Tablet?
A:
The interaction of Diospas Tablet with alcohol is not clear. Avoid consuming alcohol in excess as alcohol is known to irritate the gut. Consult the doctor for more information.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a liver, intestine, kidney or heart disorder.
  • You have a condition called myasthenia gravis characterized by muscle weakness and fatigue.
  • You may have a clinical condition called hernia or acid reflux problems, ulcers in the intestine.
  • You are experiencing heat stroke and fever after taking the medicine.
  • You are experiencing heartburn, acidity and diarrhoea.
  • Be cautious if you have an enlarged prostate gland or an eye condition called glaucoma.
  • Diospas Tablet should be used with caution in older people, as they may be more sensitive to the side effects.

Mode of Action of Diospas 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Dicyclomine in Diospas Tablet blocks the effect of chemical acetylcholine responsible for uncontrollable muscle movements. It acts directly on smooth muscles of the stomach and the intestine and helps...
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Directions for Use of Diospas 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Diospas Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take regularly for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by the doctor.

Interactions of Diospas 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Diospas Tablet works, or the medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction. Also, you should inform the doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccinati...
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  • Especially if taking medicines to treat your heart problems, mental health problems, allergy, nausea & vomiting, antacids, pain relief medicines.
  • Concurrent use of Diospas Tablet is not recommended along with medicines to treat glaucoma like timolol, bimatoprost, latanoprost as it increases the pressure inside the eyes.
  • Simultaneous use of other medicines like loperamide, neostigmine, digoxin, antacids and Gaviscon is not recommended. If you are not sure about which are these medicines, ask the doctor.

Storage and disposal of Diospas 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Diospas Tablet at a cool and dry place, protect from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard unused medicine properly, avoid flushing in the toilet or throwing it into the drain.

Dosage of Diospas 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include headache, nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, dilated pupils, hot and dry skin, dizziness, mouth dryness, difficulty in swallowing, fits. If you experience the symptoms o...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed a dose of Diospas Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid a double dose of medici...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

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 the Diospas Tablet on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking the Diospas Tablet until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good. If you stop taking the medicine, it may lead to treatment failure.

Q: Any special dietary modifications I need to make while taking Diospas Tablet?

A: No one diet works for all however you should try to consume food rich in fibre, avoid gluten, fatty meat and dairy products, limit consumption of carbonated drinks, caffeine and alcohol. Consult the doctor or a registered dietician for more information.

Q: How to take Diospas Tablet?

A: Take Diospas Tablet as directed by the doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
Product Details
Brand
DIOSPAS
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
18/08/2022
Last Updated on: 02 Dec 2021 | 08:45 PM (IST)
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