What is vodelan?

Vodelan® is a synthetically manufactured combined drug , which belongs to the line of antibacterial drugs that contains ciprofloxacin (antibiotic) (1) and phenazopyridine (analgesic) (2) , two active ingredients with action on the urinary tract to attack infections that they attend with painful processes .

To highlight: This pharmaceutical product is made by the company called Laboratorio SIEGFRIED RHEIN, SA DE CV (3)

What is the vodelan for?

  • Vodelan®, thanks to its two active ingredients, prevents bacterial cell transcription and replication, eliminating bacteria such as staphylococcus agalactiae , exerting a topical analgesic effect on the mucosa and urinary tract, alleviating the symptoms and discomfort of these infections .
  • It is used to treat:
    • Urinary tract infections (4) , which present with pain and a sensation of irritation. (5)
    • Infectious processes that present with dysuria, urinary urgency and bladder tenesmus .

 

Dosage and routes of administration of vodelan

Vodelan® is presented in boxes with 14 tablets, containing 500 mg of ciprofloxacin and 100 mg of phenazopyridine hydrochloride. Administration is orally and its dosage as a guide can be as follows:

  • Bacterial infections of the urinary tract in adults: One tablet every 12 hours for the time established by your doctor.

 

vodelan side effects

Treatment with vodelan® can cause some of the following adverse effects in certain patients :

  • Allergic reactions due to contact with any component of the formula.
  • Cutaneous rash, pruritus and fever .
  • Nausea, anorexia and meteorism.
  • Abdominal pain, dyspepsia, diarrhea and vomiting .
  • Headache, tiredness, insomnia , irritability and tinnitus.
  • Seizures, psychotic and other central nervous system reactions.
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome .
  • Serious liver disorders.

Important: If any of these symptoms or another that does not appear on this list occur, please discontinue use and consult your doctor .

 

Contraindications and warnings of vodelan

Treatment with vodelan® is contraindicated in the following circumstances:

  • Patient hypersensitivity to any of the components of this drug.
  • In children and adolescents who have not completed their growth stage.
  • In patients with liver disease.
  • During kidney disease.
  • In people suffering from continuous gastrointestinal disorders.
  • Patients with methemoglobinemia due to enzyme deficiency.
  • In women during the period of pregnancy or during breastfeeding .

You should know: Before starting treatment with vodelan®, provide all the information about your medical history to your doctor.

Avoid if you have:

  • History of hypersensitivity to any of the components of the formula.
  • History of seizures.
  • Previous liver damage.

Warnings:

  • Pharmaceutical products such as vodelan® must be administered with a prescription or prescription.
  • This product should be administered with caution in elderly patients.
  • It must be taken into consideration that phenazopyridine must be administered for short periods.
  • Do not change the dosage of this medication without your doctor’s approval.
  • Consult your doctor if you have any questions during treatment with this drug.
  • Keep this product out of the reach of children.

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