Colimex - Uses - Dosages - Side Effects - Precautions

Colimex: Frequently Asked Questions Answered

What is Colimex?

Colimex is a combination of paracetamol and dicyclomine. It belongs to the class of drugs termed antispasmodics. The pain-relieving medication treats spasmodic pain caused by kidney or gallbladder stones, bloating, abdominal cramps, and pain associated with excessive acidity, menses, and gastrointestinal tract diseases. It also eases symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.

What are the uses of Colimex?

Colimex is a pain-relieving medication used to treat stomach pain, bloating, abdominal cramps, and pain associated with excessive acidity and menses as well as gastrointestinal tract diseases. Colimex is also known to be effective in controlling symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome as it relaxes the muscles of the gut.

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What are the side effects of Colimex?

The more common side effects of Colimex include headache, vomiting, nausea, constipation, dizziness, tiredness, drowsiness, indigestion, and loss of appetite. One may also experience symptoms such as mouth ulcers, anemia, urine in the blood, and skin rash. Avoid using the drug if you feel any of these side effects, and contact your doctor.


Frequently Asked Questions about Colimex

1. Is Colimex safe for babies?

Colimex drops is a pediatric medicine. It is considered safe for babies when given under the supervision of your pediatrician. Colimex helps in alleviating abdominal pain and reduce symptoms of bloating. Colimex oral drops are a combination of dicycloverine (which helps relieve pain) and simethicone (aids in preventing discomfort associated with gas).

2. Are Colicaid and Colimex the same?

Colicaid is an over-the-counter drug, which like Colimex, works as an anti-flatulent and antispasmodic. Like Colimex, this medication is also used to treat stomach problems in babies.

3. Can Colimex be given immediately after giving neopeptine?

Neopeptine drops relieve constipation, gas, and colic pain in infants after they have eaten. It is gentle on the stomach of babies. Colimex effectively reduces abdominal pain and cramps. Pediatricians say that both can be given simultaneously, but only after consultation with a doctor.

4. Does Colimex cause sleep?

Drowsiness and light-headedness are some of the side effects of Colimex. The drug helps to reduce stomach and abdominal pain and relieve symptoms of bloating and excess gas.

5. Is Colimex used for fever?

Colimex, a pain-relieving medication, works by relaxing the muscles of the stomach and gut, effectively reducing abdominal pain and cramps. It also inhibits enzyme activity in the brain to recede fever.

6. Is Colimex good for constipation?

Constipation is one of the common but temporary side effects of Colimex. This medication may also cause nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, and drowsiness. But these symptoms usually subside once the child adapts to the medicine.

7. Is Colimex an antibiotic?

No. Colimex is an antispasmodic pain-relieving medication. It relaxes the muscles in the gut and prevents spasms, thereby relieving abdominal cramps and pain.

8. Is Colimex DF safe?

Yes, Colimex is safe, but like with any medication, it needs to be given under the supervision of a doctor. Colimex is an antispasmodic pain-relieving medication and works to relieve abdominal pain and cramps.

9. How long can Colimex drops be given?

Colimex, which is an antispasmodic pain-relieving medication, works to relieve abdominal pain and cramps. It can be given to a child for as long as a doctor may advise. Always consult a medical expert before starting this medication for your child.

10. Is it safe to give Colimex to a newborn?

Colimex is considered a safe drug for infants, but it must be given to a child only under the supervision of a doctor. Colimex is an antispasmodic pain-relieving medication and works to reduce symptoms of abdominal pain and cramps.

11. How much time does Colimex take to take effect?

One usually feels the effects of Colimex within 30 to 60 minutes. Colimex is an antispasmodic pain-relieving medication. It alleviates abdominal pain and cramps. The medication may cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, and drowsiness.

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