No-Spa 40mg x 24

No-Spa 40mg x 24

NO-SPA 0.04 x 24 tablets biliary tract disease


1. What No-Spa is and what it is used for?

This medicine is indicated for the treatment of smooth muscle contractions (felt as recurrent stomach pain) in the gastrointestinal tract, gall bladder and urinary tract.


2. What you need to know before you take No-Spa?

Do not take No-Spa

- if you are allergic to drotaverine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section

6.1);

- if you have severe kidney, liver, or heart failure;

- if you are breast-feeding.

No-Spa is contraindicated for children under the age of 1.


Warnings and precautions

  • Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse before using No-Spa.
  • As blood pressure may drop as a side effect, the medicine must be taken with caution in the case of low blood pressure.


Other medicines and No-Spa

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.

In the case of concomitant use with other medicines administered for a long time, talk to your doctor for advice before taking No-Spa.

Caution is advised with the concomitant use of levodopa, as the antiparkinsonian effect of levodopa may be reduced and muscle rigidity and tremors may worsen.


Pregnancy and breast-feeding

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.


Pregnancy

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine.

Caution is advised when taking this medicine during pregnancy.


Breast-feeding

The use of this medicine while breast-feeding is not recommended.


Driving and using machines

In general, recommended doses of No-Spa have no influence on the ability to drive and use machines.

If side effects occur, ability to drive should be assessed individually. In the case of dizziness, avoid

driving or operating moving machinery.


No-Spa contains lactose

If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.


3. How to take No-Spa?

Always use this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

Usual dose

Adults: orally 3–6 tablets in a day, divided between 2–3 doses.

Do not exceed the recommended dose. If symptoms do not improve, talk to your doctor.

Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.


If you take more No-Spa than you should

Based on the data available in published literature and based on reports of side effects, an overdose of drotaverine may cause weakness, malaise, dizziness, vomiting, headache, a drop in blood pressure and sleepiness. Heart rhythm and conduction disorders, incl. potentially fatal complete bundle block and cardiac arrest have also been reported.

In the case of an accidental or intentional overdose, contact your doctor immediately.

If you forget to take No-Spa

Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.


If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor, pharmacist or nurse.


4. Possible side effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

The following breakdown by frequency is used to assess adverse reactions:

Very common: more than 10% (> 1/10)

Common: 1...10% (> 1/100, <1/10)

Uncommon: 0.1...1% (> 1/1000, <1/100)

Rare: 0.01...0.1% (> 1 / 10,000, <1 / 1,000)

Very rare: less than 0.01% (<1 / 10,000), including isolated reports

Unknown: cannot be estimated from the available data

Gastrointestinal disorders

Rare: nausea, constipation.

Nervous system disorders

Rare: headache, dizziness, insomnia.

Not known: dizziness.

Cardiac disorders

Rare: palpitations, hypotension

Immune system disorders

Rare: allergic reaction (local swelling of the skin, hives, rash, itchy skin).

Reporting of suspected adverse reactions

It is important to report any possible side effects after the medicine has been authorized. This allows the benefit / risk balance of the medicine to be further assessed. 


5. How to store No-Spa?

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.

Do not store at a temperature higher than 25 °C.

Store in the original pack, protected from light.

Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the carton. The expiry date refers to

the last day of that month.

Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to

throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.


6. Contents of the pack and other information

What No-Spa contains

- The active substance is drotaverine hydrochloride. One tablet contains 40 mg of drotaverine

hydrochloride.

- The other excipients are magnesium stearate, talc, polyvidone, maize starch and lactose

monohydrate.

What No-Spa looks like and contents of the pack

Yellow, round, convex tablet with a green or orange undertone, measuring 7 mm × 3.4 mm, with the

writing spa imprinted on one side.

Packs: 20 tablets in an Alu/Alu or PVC/Alu blister; 24 tablets in a PVC/Alu blister.


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  • Brand: SANOFI-AVENTIS
  • Product Code: No-Spa-40mg-x-24
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £4.99
  • Ex Tax: £4.99

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