Metacin formula

Metacin - a means to relieve spasms.

Pharmacological action

Metacin reduces muscle tone internal organs, reduces gastrointestinal secretions glands, sweat, bronchial glands, increases heart rate, improves the conductivity of AV.

The drug has a more moderate action in comparison with the drug atropine (paralysis of accommodation, mydriasis, increased intraocular pressure less pronounced).

Product form

Metacin produced as an injection, tablets.

Indications Metacin

Metacin shows you how to remove the muscle spasm of the internal organs, for the treatment of gastrointestinal ulcers, chronic gastritis, colic, liver, kidney, bile.

Good result gives Metacin during pregnancy (relaxes the muscles of the uterus, preventing miscarriage, premature birth), bronchial hypersecretion, salivary glands. Drug use and pre-medical training patients before surgery to reduce the activity of the bronchial, salivary glands.


Metacin contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity.

According to the instructions Metacin caution should be taken with heart disease, elevated body temperature, esophageal hernia aperture, reflux esophagitis, gastrointestinal diseases, which are accompanied by obstruction, intestinal atony in the elderly, debilitated patients, paralytic ileus, diseases with increased intraocular pressure , non-specific ulcerative colitis, renal failure, hepatic, pulmonary chronic diseases (especially in immunocompromised patients, small children), myasthenia gravis, autonomic neuropathy, urinary retention, or predisposition to it, hypertrophy of the prostate gland uncomplicated urinary tract obstruction, preeclampsia, cerebral pathology in children , central paralysis in children, Down syndrome, tachycardia.

Instructions for use Metacin

 Metacin pills
 Tablets Metacin used two, three p / q. for 0, 002-0, 004gr. A solution of 0, 1% is administered parenterally (intramuscularly, subcutaneously, intravenously) - 0 5-2ml.

The maximum allowable one-time "adult" dose Metacin for internal use - 0, 005gr, the daily dosage - 0, 015gr. A single dose when administered parenterally - 0 002gr daily - 0, 006gr.

Metacin during pregnancy, if there is a threat to take on a daily basis - from the 1st up to 3 tablets. If there is no threat of miscarriage, the means can be taken at irregular, small pain during an attack. The dosage is determined by the doctor.

side effects

Metacin can cause tachycardia, constipation, dilated pupils, dry mouth, thirst, dysphagia, urinary retention, increased intraocular pressure, paralysis of accommodation.

In case of overdose can occur Metacin atrial fibrillation.

To eliminate symptoms of overdose should take anticholinesterase agents.