Dysmen Tablet
Dysmen Tablet

Dysmen Tablet

By MANEESH PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Dysmen tablet is a combination of two medicines, Dicyclomine and Mefenamic acid. It is an antispasmodic medicine used for the treatment of spasms and pain in the abdomen during or before menses. This ...
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ContainsMefenamic Acid(250.0 Mg),Dicycloverine / Dicyclomine(10.0 Mg)
UsesMenstrual pain, stomach cramps
Side effectsDizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, headache
ClassificationANTI-SPASMODICS
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Uses of Dysmen Tablet

Dysmen tablet is used for relieving stomach cramps and pain during the menstrual cycle.

Contraindications of Dysmen Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Mefenamic acid, Dicyclomine or any ingredient of this medicine.
  • If you have inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal bleeding or obstruction in the intestine.
  • If you have severe kidney, liver or heart function problems.
  • If you have asthma or experienced an asthmatic attack due to painkillers.
  • If you have difficulty in passing urine or obstruction in the bladder and kidney.
  • If you have a condition of weakness in muscles.
  • If you have a condition of increased eye pressure.
  • It should not be used in infants below 6-months of age.
  • This medicine should not be used in the last trimester of pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  • This medicine should not be used for managing pain before, during and after coronary bypass surgery.

Side effects of Dysmen Tablet

  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Blurred vision
  • Headache
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Bloating
  • Stomach pain

Precautions and Warnings of Dysmen Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dysmen tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Dysmen tablet should not be used in a pregnant woman, as it can cause heart abnormalities in the growing foetus. It can also delay labour and can increase bleeding tendency in both mother and child if used during labour.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dysmen tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You can take this medicine while breastfeeding as it is usually safe.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Dysmen tablet?
A:
You may experience dizziness, drowsiness, tiredness or visual disturbance after taking Meftal Spas. Be cautious while driving or operating any machinery.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dysmen tablet?
A:
Though there is no direct interaction of Dysmen tablet with alcohol. However, there is a risk of liver damage in chronic alcoholics and people with liver problems if you are taking this medicine and consuming alcohol along.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from respiratory disorders like asthma, lung and throat related disorders.
  • You may experience fluid retention and high blood pressure. It should be used cautiously in patients with existing conditions.
  • You are suffering from autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system mistakenly attacks the healthy tissue of the body.
  • You experience diarrhoea, skin reactions or overheating of the body after taking Dysmen tablet.
  • You have an existing liver and kidney function problem or bleeding disorder of the stomach or the intestine.
  • You are suffering from fits, epilepsy and seizures.
  • You have a prostate-related disorder, ulcerative colitis and megacolon.
  • Women can experience infertility with the use of this medicine. Avoid this medicine if you are planning to conceive.
  • You experience some related brain disorders like confusion, hallucinations, tiredness or aggression.
  • There is a risk of heart-related disorder, heart failure and stroke after prolonged use of this medicine. It should be used cautiously in patients with the risk of heart disorder.

Mode of Action of Dysmen Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Dysmen tablet acts via the combined action of Mefenamic acid and Dicyclomine.
  • Mefenamic acid works by inhibiting the production of prostaglandin by blocking an enzyme responsible for prostaglandin synthesis. Prostaglandin is an inflammatory mediator that is implicated in condit...
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  • Dicyclomine acts via two mechanisms. It is an antispasmodic agent that acts on smooth muscles of the uterus, urethra, intestine and bile duct and helps in relieving pain.

Directions for Use of Dysmen Tablet

  • Dysmen tablet should be taken as a whole with water.
  • Take this medicine with or after food as instructed by your physician.

Interactions of Dysmen Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to thin blood such as Warfarin should be used with caution, as there are chances of increased bleeding upon long-term use.
  • Anti-platelet medicines such as Aspirin or Clopidogrel, steroids and painkillers, when taken along, can induce stomach or intestinal bleeding.
  • Antidiabetic medicine, if taken along with Meftal Spas, can lead to low blood glucose.
  • Dysmen tablets should not be taken for 8 to 12 days after taking a medicine called Mifepristone.
  • Digoxin used to treat heart failure should not be taken along with Dysmen tablet.
  • Medicines used to lower blood pressure such as water pills, Captopril, Enalapril, immunomodulator medicines such as Tacrolimus, Ciclosporin and certain antibiotics should be used cautiously.
  • Medicines such as Methotrexate and Lithium, if taken along with Meftal Spas, can lead to toxicity of these medicines.
  • Medicines used to treat a bacterial infection like Tobramycin, Gentamicin, Chloramphenicol, Zidovudine and medicines to treat glaucoma should be used cautiously.

Storage and disposal of Dysmen Tablet

  • Store Dysmen tablet below 25°C.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Dysmen Tablet

Overdose

The symptoms of an overdose of Dysmen tablet include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, gastrointestinal bleeding, rarely diarrhoea, excitation, coma, drowsiness, ringing sound in ears, fainting, occasio...
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Missed a Dose

Do not take a double dose to compensate for the missed one. If you have missed the dose, then take the next dose as soon as you remember.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Dysmen tablet cause infertility?

A: No, this medicine does not affect your fertility.

Q: Is Dysmen tablet safe during periods?

A: Yes, this medicine is safe during periods. It is used for relieving pain and cramps during and before periods. Use it under medical supervision only.

Q: Does Dysmen tablet affect your blood count?

A: Yes, there can be variations in blood cell count after taking this medicine. Tell your doctor before going for any blood tests, as it may vary due to this medicine.

Q: How long does it take for Dysmen tablet to show its actions?

A: This medicine usually starts working within an hour. However, it can vary among individuals depending on their physiology and other biological parameters.

Q: Can we take Dysmen tablet on an empty stomach?

A: No, you should take this medicine with food or after your meals to avoid any stomach discomforts.

Q: Can Dysmen tablet be used for headaches and toothache?

A: No, you should not use this medicine for headaches or toothache as it may not be effective in such pains.

Q: Does Dysmen cause nausea and dry mouth?

A: Yes, dryness of mouth, nausea or vomiting are a few common side effects of this medicine. These symptoms usually resolve with time.

Q: Can I take dysmen every month?

A: Yes, you can take this medicine if you feel menstrual pain after consulting a doctor. The doctor usually prescribes this medicine for the shortest possible time during menstruation.

Q: How do you take Dysmen tablets?

A: Take Dysmen tablet exactly as advised by the doctor. Do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations recommended.

Q: Dysmen vs Meftalspas which is better?

A: Both the medicine are antispasmodic medicine, containing a combination of dicyclomine and mefenamic acid. The only brand name is different. However, it is advised to take the same brand recommended by the doctor.

Q: Can I take Dysmen tablet for menstrual pain?

A: Yes, Dysmen tablet is effective in menstrual pain. However, it should be used after consulting a doctor only.

Q: Does Dysmen have side effects?

A: Dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth, blurred vision and headache are a few common side effects of Dysmen tablet. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.
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Last Updated on: 07 Apr 2022 | 11:25 AM (IST)
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