Colospa belongs to the class of antispasmodic drugs. This medicine acts directly on the smooth muscle in the gut causing it to relax. Chiefly it prevents severe gastrointestinal spasms by helping in the treatment of primary irritable colon characterized by obstipation, persistent diarrhoea, crampy abdominal spasms, postprandial abdominal swelling; and secondary irritable colon that includes dramatic appetite changes, feeling of nausea, acute indigestion (other specific and non-specific inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract).
The appropriate dosage of Colospa is 135 mg (1 tablet) taken 3 times per day. The intake of Colospa is preferable before meals. Necessary results acquired while taking may cause a slow reducing of a further dosage taking provided you discussed it with your health care professional beforehand.
Any inhibition of normal peristalsis hasn’t been indentified; however this drug is contraindicated to patients suffering from hypersensitivity and abnormal metabolism of haemoglobin (porphyria).
Possible side effect
You have to immediately notify your health care professional if you suffer from any of bothersome symptoms such as agitation, stool retention, mental state confusion, allergy (face or tongue swelling, rash, hives). Generally an adverse drug response affects patients individually.
Any drug interactions haven’t been indicated. Please consult your doctor about the type and amount of liquids, meals, food supplements and other medications you are allowed to take concurrently with this product.
In case you have missed to take a dose of this medicinal product, take it as soon as possible. If you are already supposed to take your next dose, do not take the dose you forgot and keep your ordinary dosage schedule. Do not take two dosages right away.
If you think you overdosed the medicine, immediately contact your local poison center and notify your doctor or pharmacist. Do this even if there are no sings of discomfort or poisoning. You may need urgent medical attention. Overdose may affect your central nervous system provoking an agitation.
This medication is stored at room temperature between 59-77 F (15-25 C) away from light and moisture, kids and pets.
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