Nospanum injection
 No-spa - a drug to relieve spasms.

Pharmacological action

Nospanum dilates blood vessels, reduces muscle tone of the internal organs, reduces intestinal peristalsis, wherein the agent does not affect the central nervous system.

The active ingredient of the drug - Drotaverine hydrochloride, which is close to the action of papaverine, but it is characteristic of a more pronounced, long-lasting effect.

When administered intravenously, the therapeutic effect occurs within 2-4min.

Product form

Producing Nospanum tablets and solution.

Indications Nospanum

Effective drug for spastic constipation and spastic colitis, pyelitis, tenesmus, proctitis, gastro, gastrointestinal ulcers, endarteritis, spasms of the coronary, cerebral and peripheral arteries, algodismenoree.

In addition, No-spa according to the instructions indicated for the treatment, prevention of muscle spasms of the internal organs in the kidney, intestinal, biliary colic, cholecystitis, dyskinesia of the gallbladder, bile ducts, postcholecystectomy syndrome.

Apply Nospanum during pregnancy - for removing the threat of miscarriage, premature birth prevention. In obstetric practice means used to relieve spasm of uterine throat during birth, in the case of prolonged opening throat, to relieve postpartum contractions.

The drug is also used during holetsistografii, instrumental examinations.

Instructions for use Nospanum

Inside Nospanum according to the instructions prescribed at a dose of 120-240mg (daily dose) that takes two or three p / day. The maximum allowed single dose tablets Nospanum - 80mg and daily - 240 mg.

Drug administered intramuscularly to adults in volume 40-240mg / day for 1-3 administration. In acute biliary and renal colic drug is administered intravenously at a dose of 40-80mg for 30 seconds.

Nospanum children 6-12l administered at a dose of 80 mg in two divided doses, children after 12l - 160mg 2-4 reception.

Permissible single dose in the appointment shpy 6-12l children - 20 mg daily - 200 mg.

In the application of funds on their own, without a prescription, it should be noted that the treatment should last no more than one or two days. If after this period of pain could not lift, you should seek medical help  Tablets Nospanum
 to clarify or refine the diagnosis.

Nospanum prescribed during pregnancy to take an average of 3-6 tabs / day with the appearance of the characteristic symptoms of increased tone of the uterus - stretching and pain in the lower abdomen. Good effect of the drug combination with papaverine and valerian. Take Nospanum during pregnancy is recommended only on prescription, strictly following the prescription.

side effects

The tool can cause palpitations, fever, sweating, dizziness, reduced pressure, allergies.

Because intravenous Nospanum patient can begin collapse, arrhythmias, respiratory depression. To prevent the development of these states with the patient should be in a reduced pressure during infusion procedures in the prone position.

Because of overdose Nospanum may decrease the excitability of heart muscle, cause paralysis of the respiratory center, cardiac arrest.

Contraindications Nospanum

But drug-spa according to the instructions contraindicated in severe heart, liver failure, hypersensitivity to an agent of intolerance sodium disulphite (intramuscular, intravenous injection).

Tablets Nospanum not be taken when galactose malabsorption syndrome, glucose, galactose intolerance congenital, deficiency of lactase.

Intramuscular and intravenous administration of the drug is contraindicated in children up to 18L, and the appointment of the tablet form Nospanum - children up to 6 liters.

Patients with gastrointestinal ulcers Nospanum usually prescribed along with anti-ulcer drugs.

Since after intramuscular, intravenous agents often get dizzy, it is recommended even for an hour after the procedure, refrain from driving transport, operate other complex, potentially dangerous machinery.

During therapy, it should be noted that the agent may weaken the effect of levodopa, antispasmodic effects of morphine, enhance the action bendazol, papaverine, other antispasmodics. Antispasmodic activity of the drug Phenobarbital increases.