Generic Name : Cyclandelate Pronunciation : sye KLAN de late Therapeutic Classification : Antispasmodics ICD Code : Y55.1
India- Cyclasyn Tab, Cyclospasmol Cap, Martispasmol Tab.
International- Cyclospasmol. Overview : Note: It is not commercially available in the United States. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a vasodilator, prescribed for Raynaudís disease and leg cramps. It dilates blood vessels and allows blood to pass through the vessels more easily. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Acute phase of stroke.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Adult: PO- Initial: Up to 2 g/day. Maintenance: 800-1,200 mg/day. How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth. Warnings and Precautions :
*It may cause decrease in blood supply to the heart; brain death. Side Effects :
Central Nervous System- Dizziness, headache, drowsiness, tiredness, weakness.
Gastrointestinal- Nausea, vomiting, bloody diarrhea, heart burn.
Miscellaneous- Flushes, fever, joint or muscle pain, fast heart rate, sweating.
*Avoid taking excess dose. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature; keep away from light and moisture.
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