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Last Updated : 11/23/2017

General Information on Camylofin

Generic Name : Camylofin

Pronunciation : Ca-My-Lo-Fin

Latest prescription information about Camylofin. 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.
Therapeutic Classification : Antispasmodics

Overview of Camylofin

Camylofin is an antimuscarinic drug that also causes direct smooth muscle relaxation.

Why is Camylofin Prescribed? (Indications)

Camylofin is used for the treatment of a migraine, pancreatitis (pancreas inflammation), dysmenorrhea (painful periods, or menstrual cramps), spasm pain, inflammation, biliary colic (when a gallstone temporarily blocks the bile duct) or renal colic (abdominal pain caused by kidney stones). 

When should Camylofin not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Camylofin is contraindicated in patients with narrow-angle glaucoma (optic nerve damage due to sudden high eye pressure), prostatic hypertrophy (enlargement of prostate gland causing difficulty with urination) or urinary retention or constipation, heart problems, pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What is the dosage of Camylofin?

The recommended adult dosage for camylofin:

Tablet: 25mg up to three times a day
Injection: 25mg/1ml; 25mg up to three times a day by intramuscular or intravenous injection

It is also available as dry syrup and oral drops.

How should Camylofin be taken?

It should be administered orally or by injection every 8 hours as needed.

What are the warnings and precautions for Camylofin?

Camylofin should be used with caution in patients with tachycardia (fast heart rate), ulcerative colitis and gastroesophageal reflux.

What are the side effects of Camylofin?

  Cardiovascular: Palpitations, abnormal heart rate and / or rhythm
  Digestive tract: Dry mouth, constipation
  Eye: Blurring of vision due to dilatation of pupil and/ or loss of accommodation
  Others: Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck, and trunk), dry skin, excessive thirst, dry mouth, skin reactions

What are the other precautions for Camylofin?

Camylofin must be taken with caution by patients with thyrotoxicosis, obstructive pulmonary disease, kidney or liver disease, and in the elderly.

What are the Drug Interactions of Camylofin?

Camylofin should not be used in patients taking amantadine, quinidine and tricyclic antidepressants.
It should be avoided with other drugs with anti-muscarinic activity.

What are the storage conditions for Camylofin?

Camylofin should be stored at room temperature, unless otherwise specified by the manufacturer.

Last Updated : 11/23/2017
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