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General Information on Belladona/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital

Generic Name : Belladona/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital

Pronunciation : Bell-a-DON-a/er-GOT-a-meen/fee-noe-BAR-bih-tal

Latest prescription information about Belladona/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y45.8 | Therapeutic Classification : Analgesics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Belladona/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital

India : 

International : 

Bellamine-S, Bellaspas, Bellergal-S

Why is Belladona/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication contains Belladonna/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital, which are anticholinergic, barbiturate, and ergot agents. It is prescribed for nervousness and tension that falls under menopausal symptoms. This medication is also prescribed for treating heart/blood vessel disorder, stomach disorder and headache. The medication blocks certain chemicals in the nervous system thereby helps to relieve the signs and symptoms.  

When should Belladona/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with preexisting heart disease, easy bruising, increased eye pressure, concomitant treatment with vasoconstrictor, administration with dopamine, pregnancy and known hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Belladona/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital?

Adults Po: 1 tablet in morning and evening. Max: 16 tablets per week.

How should Belladona/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, two times per day with or without food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Belladona/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of poor blood circulation, high blood pressure, stroke, high cholesterol, gall bladder problems, liver and kidney disease, severe infection, allergy, myasthenia gravis, mental disorder, pregnancy and lactation.

It may cause blurred vision, dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Avoid alcoholic beverages.

What are the side effects of Belladona/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital?

  Heart: Palpitations and fast heart rate.
  Skin : Skin rash, itching, redness, blistering and hives.
  Respiratory : Chest pain and tightness.
  Central nervous system: Drowsiness and dizziness.
  Eye and ENT: Blurred vision.
  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, dry mouth and indigestion.
  Genitourinary: Urinary retention.
  Miscellaneous: Tingling, decreased sweating, cold hands, feet and sweating of face, lips and tongue region.

What are the other precautions for Belladona/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital?

Heatstroke may occur, avoid strong sunlight.

What are the storage conditions for Belladona/Ergotamine/Phenobarbital?

Store it at controlled room temperature (25C), and in an airtight container. Keep away from children and pets.

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etechmaster, United States

My mother has 4th stage cancer and I don't want her to suffer. I have cervical spondylosis diagnosed in 1985 and finally had to quit work at the turn of the century. I know have to have implants in my knee and hip and the meds will sure help the pain. Thank you.

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