Lonide

Lonide

otilonium bromide

Manufacturer:

Dexa Medica
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Otilonium Br.
Action
Otilonium bromide is a quaternary salt of ammonium which has spasmolytic activity in GI and is widely used for irritable bowel syndrome therapy. This compound relaxes GI smooth muscle mainly through specific inhibition of calcium ion influx, namely on type L calcium channels. The effect of otilonium bromide spasmolytic, without showing the nature of the origin of the agonist, is more visible in the gastrointestinal smooth muscle than in the blood vessels or respiratory system.
Indications/Uses
Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome, symptomatic treatment of pain, and gastrointestinal disorders compared to blood vessels or the respiratory system.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Recommended dose: 1 tab 2-3 times daily, or as physician's recommendation.
Overdosage
It is recommended to initiate a symptomatic and supportive treatment if overdose occurred.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to the drug.
Special Precautions
Patients with glaucoma, benign prostatic hyperplasia and pyloric stenosis. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Reactions those have been reported are mild and non-specific, such as: headache, dizziness, nausea, fatigue, heartburn, and vertigo.
Storage
Store in the temperature below 30°C. Keep away from sunlight.
ATC Classification
A03AB06 - otilonium bromide ; Belongs to the class of synthetic anticholinergics, quaternary ammonium compounds. Used in the treatment of functional bowel disorders.
Presentation/Packing
FC tab 40 mg x 3 x 10's.
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