Introduction Spas Injection is used in the treatment of abdominal pain and functional irritable bowel syndrome (symptoms include abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, and diarrhea or constipation). It helps to control sudden muscle contractions (spasms), thereby reduces abdominal cramps. Spas Injection is given by your doctor or nurse. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. The most common side effects are dry mouth, blurred vision, nausea, weakness and nervousness. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It may cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness. This medicine may also cause diarrhea, so its better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Spas Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver and kidney disease or alcohol abuse. It should not be used in infants less than six months of age. Uses of Spas Injection Abdominal pain Irritable bowel syndrome Benefits of Spas Injection In Abdominal pain Spas Injection effectively relieves sudden muscle spasms or contractions in the stomach and intestine (gut), thereby relaxing the muscles and improving movement of food. This helps to treat abdominal pain (or stomach pain) as well as cramps, bloating and discomfort. Eventually, it will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life. In Irritable bowel syndrome Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic (long-term) inflammatory disease of the large intestine (colon) that usually needs long term management. This can lead to bleeding, frequent diarrhea, bloating, flatulence, cramps and stomach pain. Spas Injection relaxes the muscles in your stomach and gut (intestine) and relieves these symptoms effectively. Usually, it is used along with other medicines for management of your condition. Spas Injection is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Take a fiber-rich diet, avoid oily or spicy food and drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated. show more show less Side effects of Spas Injection Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you?re worried about them Common side effects of Spas Nausea Sleepiness Dizziness Blurred vision Dryness in mouth Nervousness Weakness How to use Spas Injection Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer. How Spas Injection works Spas Injection is an anticholinergic medication. It works by relaxing the muscles in the stomach and gut (intestine). It stops sudden muscle contractions (spasms), thereby relieving cramps, pain, bloating, and discomfort. Safety Advice Alcohol UNSAFE Spas Injection may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol. Pregnancy SAFE IF PRESCRIBED Spas Injection is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies. Breastfeeding CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR Spas Injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Driving CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR It is not known whether Spas Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react. Kidney CAUTION Spas Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Spas Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Liver CAUTION Spas Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Spas Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor. What if you forget to take Spas Injection? If you miss a dose of Spas Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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