What is the cliff?
Precicol®is the trade name for the combination of two drugs,butylhyoscine bromide (also known as scopolamine) andparacetamol, belonging to the line of analgesics and antispasmodics against certain diseases, for young children or nursing babies.
To highlight: This medicine is patented byLIFERPAL MD, S.A. DE C.V. laboratories. (1)
What is the precicol for?
- Precicol® has analgesic and antispasmodic components, used to treatfunctional disorders at the level of thebile ducts, urinary tract, gastrointestinal tract, among others.
- It is used to treat:
- Paroxysmal and spasmodic pains ingastrointestinal diseasessuch as irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease and ulcerativecolitis. (2)
- Functional disorders of the bile ducts such as cholecystitis, gallstones, biliary pain, primary sclerosing cholangitis.
- Urinary tract disorders such as neurogenic bladder, interstitial cystitis, incontinence. (3)
- Pain of the female genital organs (dysmenorrhea). (4)
Dosage and routes of administration of precicol
Precicol® comes in two tablet forms of 500 mg/10 mgand 2 mg/100 mg solution (drops). The dose to be used and its duration will depend on the diagnosed pathology, but it is usually indicated as follows:
- Tablets: Adults and children over 10 years of age, administer 1 to 2 tablets 3 times a day, without exceeding the daily dose of 6 tablets.
- Drops: Children from 7 to 14 years old give 20 to 40 drops up to 4 times a daytag. Children from 4 to 6 years old, administer 20 drops without exceeding 4 times a day. Children from 1 to 4 years old, give a dose of 15 drops up to 4 times a day. Infants from 2 to 12 months, administer 10 drops every 6 hours per day.
Precicol Side Effects
Treatment with precicol® can generate in some people, certain adverse effects related to the gastrointestinal tract and that we mention below:
- Nausea and vomiting .
- Constipation or diarrhea .
- Elevation of transaminases due to metabolization of paracetamol.
- Hypersensitivity reactions (angioedema or reddening of the skin).
Important: In the event of any of the aforementioned side effects, it is necessary to discontinue the use of precicol® and consult your doctor.
Precicol contraindications and warnings
Precicol® is contraindicated in the following circumstances:
- Known hypersensitivity to the components of precicol®.
- Pregnant or lactating women .
- Myasthenia gravis (weakness and rapid fatigue of any of the muscles under your voluntary control).
- Closed angle glaucoma.
You should know: Before starting treatment with precicol®, it is advisable to provide all the information to the doctor about health conditions.
Avoid if you have:
- Glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase deficiency, conditioned by genetics.
- Kidney or liver dysfunction.
- Gilbert syndrome.
- Intestinal or urinary obstruction or cardiac arrhythmia.
- The daily dose of 4 drops per kilogram of body weight should not be exceeded.
- This pharmaceutical product does not require a prescription for its sale, but it does require a prescription for its administration and dosage.
- It is advisable to administer the precicol® drops with food.
- Avoid concomitant consumption of alcohol.
- Keep out of reach of children.
- Keep in a dry and cool place.