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Dicyclomine + Ibuprofen Pharmacology
Dicyclomine + IbuprofenAbout Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/AMechanism of Action of Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/APharmacokinets of Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/AOnset of Action for Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/ADuration of Action for Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/AHalf Life of Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/ASide Effects of Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/AContra-indications of Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/ASpecial Precautions while taking Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/APregnancy Related InformationN/AOld Age Related InformationN/ABreast Feeding Related InformationN/AChildren Related InformationN/AIndications for Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/AInteractions for Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/ATypical Dosage for Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/ASchedule of Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/AStorage Requirements for Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/AEffects of Missed Dosage of Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/AEffects of Overdose of Dicyclomine + IbuprofenN/A
DicyclomineAbout DicyclomineAnticholinergic ,Antimuscarinic, Antispasmodic and in urinary incontinence.Mechanism of Action of DicyclomineDicyclomine is an anticholinergic drug. It exerts its action by inhibiting muscarinic (((cholinergic))) receptors on smooth muscles and prevents the effect of Acetylcholine. Inhibition of Acetylcholine produces relaxation of smooth muscles of gastrointestinal tract and genitourinary tract and reduces the painful spasm and cramp. It inhibits gastrointestinal propulsive motility and reduces gastric acid secretion. It also has a direct relaxant effect on smooth muscle. It readily crosses the blood brain barrier and produces CNS effects.Pharmacokinets of DicyclomineAbsorption: About 70 % of the drug is absorbed after oral administration.
Distribution: It is extensively distributed in tissue mainly in protein bound (((99%))) form. It readily crosses blood brain barrier.
Metabolism: Dicyclomine undergoes hepatic metabolism
Excretion: It is excreted mainly in the urine and small amount in the faeces.
Onset of Action for Dicyclomine1-2 hours.Duration of Action for Dicyclomine4-6 hours.Half Life of Dicyclomine1.8 hours (((initial phase))). 9 - 10 hours (((secondary phase)))Side Effects of Dicyclomine1.Constipation
11.Increased intraocular pressure
Contra-indications of Dicyclomine1.Hypersensitivity to Dicyclomine and other anticholinergic drugs
2.Narrow angle glaucoma
3.Obstructive gastro intestinal tract
6.Severe ulcerative colitis
8.Unstable cardiovascular status in acute haemorrhage
Special Precautions while taking Dicyclomine1.Renal impairment
5.Hiatus hernia associated
11.Coronary artery disease
Pregnancy Related InformationUse with caution.Old Age Related InformationUse with caution.Breast Feeding Related InformationContraindicatedChildren Related InformationUse with caution.
NEONATES: contraindicatedIndications for Dicyclomine1. Irritable bowel syndrome
Interactions for DicyclomineN/ATypical Dosage for DicyclomineAdult:
Oral: 80 mg / day in 4 divided doses 30 - 60 minutes before meals. Depending on the patient`s response dose can be increased to 160 mg / day in 4 divided doses after 1 week.
Infant colic: 5 - 10 mg every 6 - 8 hours, 15 minutes before each feed; dose is depending on the patient`s response and age.
Schedule of DicyclomineHStorage Requirements for DicyclomineStore at 15 - 30 degree C in a tightly closed container. Protect from light.Keep out of the reach of children
Effects of Missed Dosage of DicyclomineTake the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.Effects of Overdose of DicyclomineGive supportive measures and symptomatic treatment. Drug can be removed from the body by gastric lavage or by inducing emesis. Absorption of the drug can be reduced by administration of activated charcoal. Physostigmine is given to block the overdose symptoms of Dicyclomine.
IbuprofenAbout IbuprofenNSAID, a propionic acid derivative, Analgesic and anti-inflammatory.Mechanism of Action of IbuprofenIbuprofen has analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic action. It acts by inhibiting Prostaglandin (PGs) synthesis and their release at the site of injury. Prostaglandins cause tenderness and amplify the action of other algesics. Ibuprofen inhibits cyclo-oxygenase enzyme and antagonizes prostaglandin actions. It also inhibits platelet aggregation and prolongs bleeding time.Pharmacokinets of IbuprofenAbsorption: Ibuprofen is rapidly absorbed after oral administration. Distribution: It is distributed in the body in protein bound form. Metabolism: It is metabolised in the liver. Excretion: Ibuprofen and its metabolites are excreted mainly in the urine and some amount in bile.Onset of Action for Ibuprofen? hoursDuration of Action for Ibuprofen4-6 hours.Half Life of Ibuprofen2 hoursSide Effects of Ibuprofen1.Nausea
11.Blurring of vision
Contra-indications of Ibuprofen1.Hypersensitivity to Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs
Special Precautions while taking Ibuprofen1.Hepatic impairment
5.Pre existing asthma
Pregnancy Related InformationUse with caution
PREGNANCY in third trimester: contraindicatedOld Age Related InformationUse with cautionBreast Feeding Related InformationUse with cautionChildren Related InformationUse with caution
CHILDREN below 6 months: contraindicatedIndications for Ibuprofen1.Rheumatoid arthritis
4.Joint disorders e.g. inflammatory disease in joints, crystal deposition in the joints
6.For the relief of fever, pain and inflammation in dental, minor surgery and orthopedic
10.Patent ductus arteriosus(IV)
Interactions for IbuprofenN/ATypical Dosage for IbuprofenAdult: 1.2 g / day in3 divided doses
Arthritis, gout and dental pain: 300 - 800 mg 3 times daily dose can be increased if needed.
Maximum dose: 3200 mg / day
Pain, Dysmenorrhoea: 1600 - 2400 mg / day in 4 - 6 divided doses
Fever: 600 mg / day in 3 divided doses.
Maximum dose: 1200 mg / day
For migraine: 400 -800 mg 3 times daily
Children: 15- 20 mg / kg body weight / day in 3 - 4 divided doses
Maximum dose: 40 mg / kg body weight / day
Schedule of IbuprofenHStorage Requirements for IbuprofenStore Ibuprofen at 15-30 degree C in a tightly closed light resistant container.Effects of Missed Dosage of IbuprofenTake the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.Effects of Overdose of IbuprofenGive supportive measures and symptomatic treatment. Drug can be removed from the body by gastric lavage or by inducing emesis. Absorption of the drug can be reduced by administration of activated charcoal. Excretion of the drug can be enhanced by administration of alkaline diuretics.
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