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Religan Tablet

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Religan Tablet Description

Religan Tablet is used as a pain-relieving and anti-spasmodic medicine. It is used for relieving spasmodic pain associated with stones in the kidney or gallbladder. It is also helpful in treating bloc...
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ContainsDicycloverine / Dicyclomine(20.0 Mg),Paracetamol / Acetaminophen(500.0 Mg)
UsesSpasmodic pain
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, constipation, indigestion, loss of appetite
ClassificationANTI-SPASMODICS
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Uses of Religan Tablet

  • For relieving spasmodic pain and cramps.
  • Renal colic (sharp pain due to a stone in the urinary tract).
  • Intestinal colic (cramp-like pain in the intestine).
  • Biliary colic (pain in the middle to the upper right area of the stomach).
  • Painful menstruation and cramps.

Contraindications of Religan Tablet

  • If you are allergic to paracetamol, dicyclomine or any other ingredients of Religan 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.

Side effects of Religan Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Constipation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Blurred vision
  • Weakness

Precautions and Warnings of Religan Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Religan Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Religan Tablets can be used during pregnancy only if prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Religan Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of Religan Tablet passes into human milk. Hence, this medicine should not be used during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Religan Tablet?
A:
Religan 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 Religan Tablet?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Religan 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 a fever, as you need to be cautious while consuming this medicine.
  • You have a prostate disorder or an enlarged prostate gland.
  • You have indigestion or heartburn due to a hiatus hernia.
  • You are allergic to aspirin or other NSAIDs used to treat pain.
  • You are taking other medicines containing paracetamol.
  • Religan Tablet should not be used in children below 12 years of age.
  • It should be used with caution in older people as they may be more sensitive to the side effects.

Mode of Action of Religan Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Religan Tablet acts via combined action of paracetamol and dicyclomine.
  • Paracetamol works by inhibiting the production of a chemical substance prostaglandin by blocking an enzyme responsible for prostaglandin synthesis, responsible for the pain, swelling and inflammatory ...
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  • Dicyclomine acts on smooth muscles of the uterus, urethra, intestine and bile duct and helps in relieving pain. It relaxes the muscles and improves the cramps and spasm.

Directions for Use of Religan Tablet

  • Religan Tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water. It can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Religan Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Religan may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery o...
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  • Concurrent use of Religan Tablet along with medicines to treat glaucoma like timolol, bimatoprost, latanoprost and medicine to reduce cholesterol like cholestyramine is not recommended.
  • Concurrent use of this medicine along with blood thinners like warfarin and antivitamin K can increase the risk of bleeding. Thus, this medicine should be used with caution.
  • You may experience increased side effects when taken along with medicines to treat irregular heartbeats like quinidine, anti-allergy medicines like phenothiazines, pain relief medicines like meperidin...
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Storage and disposal of Religan Tablet

  • Store Religan Tablets below 25°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • Discard this medicine when it is expired or no longer needed.

Dosage of Religan Tablet

Overdose

An overdose of Religan Tablet may cause headache, dizziness, nausea, dry mouth, difficulty swallowing, dilated pupils and dry skin. In case of an overdose, contact your doctor immediately or visit the...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Religan 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. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Religan a painkiller?

A: Yes, it can be used as a painkiller. It is primarily prescribed for relieving the cramps and pain during and before menses.

Q: What are Religan Tablets used for?

A: Religan Tablet is used for relieving spasmodic pain and cramps associated with renal colic (sharp pain due to a stone in the urinary tract), intestinal colic (cramp-like pain in the intestine), biliary colic (pain in the middle to the upper right area of the stomach) and painful menstruation.

Q: Can I take Religan for stomach pain?

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

Q: Can Religan be taken empty stomach?

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

Q: Can Religan Tablet be used for children?

A: Religan Tablet is not recommended for children below 12 years of age.

Q: Can Religan be taken for period pain?

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

Q: Can Religan be used for headache and toothache?

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

Q: How long can Religan be taken?

A: Religan should not be used for more than 7 days unless told by the doctor. If the pain persists, consult your doctor. It should preferably be taken with food or after food.

Q: Does Religan cause constipation?

A: Constipation is one of the side effects that can be seen in some individuals during the treatment with Religan. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.
Product Details
Brand
RELIGAN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/09/2022
Last Updated on: 04 May 2022 | 08:17 PM (IST)

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