Pinaverium


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
GI tract spasm.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult : PO 50 mg 3 times/day. Max: 300 mg/day.
Dosage Details
Oral
Gastrointestinal tract spasm
Adult: 50 mg tid. Max: 300 mg/day.
Administration
Should be taken with food. Take w/ adequate fluid during meals. Swallow whole, do not chew/crush/suck.
Special Precautions
Avoid use in patients with possible gastroesophageal reflux or hiatal hernia. Hepatic impairment. Caution when used in patients with idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis.
Adverse Reactions
Dyspepsia, epigastric pain, headache, nausea, rash, vertigo, xerostomia, abdominal distension, constipation, diarrhoea, drowsiness. May cause oesophageal irritation, reflux tachycardia.
Action
Description: Pinaverium relieves GI spasm by blocking influx of calcium via voltage-sensitive channels within smooth muscle cells of the GI tract.
Storage
Store at 15-30°C.
MIMS Class
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