The 9 best drugs for cramping

Review of the best according to the editors. About the selection criteria. The the material is subjective, is not advertising and is not serves as a guide to the purchase. Before purchase is needed consultation with a specialist.

Each of us, of course, knows what cramps and cramps are, and I’ve met this unpleasant phenomenon more than once in my life. However, if start to sort it out, you can notice some vagueness of these definitions. So, under convulsions most often in everyday life is understood painful reduction of any muscle group that is subject to our will. The most common cramp is calving in cold water while swimming, or cramping the same calf muscles after taking a large amount of diuretic drugs due to the development of hypokalemia.

The second thing that immediately comes as an example is convulsions muscles that occur during an attack of epilepsy. But epilepsy is This is a separate topic, and we will not skate here. After all epileptic seizures are usually a reduction in muscle groups, who themselves are not “to blame”, there are no violations in them, but an order epileptic discharges of the cortex are given to their massive reduction the brain, in which the first, main motor neurons for the muscles of the opposite half of the body.

What are cramps?

What then is called a spasm? Very often called spasms painful and muscle contractions, which in no way relate to striated muscles, and come from smooth muscles that are innervated by the autonomic nervous system. Simplest example smooth muscle spasm – for example, a kidney attack or hepatic colic, severity and aching pain in the intestines with development spastic constipation, and other similar conditions. Difference between skeletal muscle spasms and smooth muscle spasms obvious.

Smooth muscles control the functioning of internal organs, many of various sphincters bring them in reduction, exercise peristalsis, and also innervate the vessels. However when it comes to spasms, then here we will not mean the reduction of blood vessels, since generalized and local vascular spasm is treated, then there is vasospasm, sometimes with other drugs. However antispasmodics in complex therapy are used to treat certain vascular diseases, and on the “ambulance” successfully removed and increased blood pressure, especially if it doesn’t rise too much high.

This review will focus on those drugs which help get rid of painful smooth contractions muscles of the internal organs. Therefore this is a medicinal review unlikely to be of interest to patients who have cramps due to epilepsy, they have their own groups of drugs, about which was written in the next article. There will also be nothing here interesting to those patients who have a long spastic conditions in the muscles that develop after a stroke, and which is called post-stroke spasticity. Despite the obvious similarity between the words “spasm” and “spasticity” is an essential difference.

Muscle spasm that occurs in the muscles of the internal organs most often occurs for local reasons (e.g. the presence of parasites in the bile ducts, inflammation, the presence of sand or kidney stones, the irritating effect of feces in the presence of spastic constipation). Almost never here we are talking about the central mechanism, when the main neurons affect the spasm, located in the autonomic nervous system.

Who is useful and who is not useful for this article?

Post-stroke spasticity is due to a central lesion. motor neuron that lies in the cerebral cortex, and the absence of inhibitory effects on secondary neurons, which are in the front horns of the spinal cord. Being deprived control “from above”, they are disinhibited, and therefore, after a stroke, patients in some cases there is persistent muscle spasm, which cause pain and contracture in the affected muscles of the arms and legs. Just these muscles also controlled dead neurons that got into stroke focus in the area of ​​necrosis, and those who died in a brain disaster. For treat spasms using completely different drugs. Is not antispasmodics, and muscle relaxants, and at the same time – of central action. We have repeatedly described them in various articles about chronic back pain as a treatment for osteochondrosis, relief of symptoms of intervertebral hernias and protrusions. It is such medicines, such as Midokalm, Sirdalud or Baclofen. These medicines will not be considered in this review either, as do not have a vegetotropic effect, and effects on smooth muscles.

We will not talk about the classic calf spasms muscles, because in case of an overdose of diuretics, it is necessary compensate for hypokalemia with potassium, for example, immediately with with furosemide, give the patient 1/2 tablet of Panangin or Asparkam. IN in this case, potassium enters the body from the outside with some reserve, prevents hypokalemia. Therefore, painful syndrome in the calves does not develop at night.

You can name a few more groups of cramps and spasms, which treated with special drugs, for example, with:

  1. hypovitaminosis;
  2. blepharospasm, which refers to extrapyramidal disorders
  3. overdose of certain drugs, for example cervical spasm with excessive administration of haloperidol, especially in drug addicts;
  4. tetanus, which usually develops in the presence of deep stab wounds contaminated by the earth, and it begins to appear with convulsive contraction of the facial muscles, causing the so-called trismus of masticatory muscles, and “sardonic laughter”.

Muscle cramps and cramps can occur with overheating organism, with sunstroke, with excessive blood thickening, caused by dehydration, for example with cholera. All these pathological conditions, although they are spasms and convulsions, but they do not relate to the subject of this article.

Who will be interested in this material? This is a big group. patients with pathology of the gastrointestinal tract: with gastritis, pylorospasm, duodenitis, cholecystitis and cholecystopancreatitis. These are kidney stones patients who suffer from renal colic, faces with various forms of constipation, and especially with spastic constipation when intestinal motility suffers due to excessive and prolonged smooth reduction muscles. All these diseases are regularly accompanied. prolonged and persistent painful conditions that have several salient features. What are the symptoms of muscle cramping?

Manifestations and clinical signs

Spasms of the smooth muscles of internal organs – this is inaccurate localized pains. When a patient shows this pain, he is more likely uses the palm of his hand, and much less often – accurately shows with your finger. If we are talking about the striated muscles of the body and limbs, then the pain syndrome is usually localized pretty clearly, and its zone can be specified accurately.

This is due to the difference between the somatic nervous system, which innervates the muscles and the autonomic nervous system, which It is engaged in the innervation of the internal muscles of the body. They do not work so fast, these are “economic” muscles, and too detailed localization of feelings of internal pain is simply not needed, unlike external danger.

In addition, spasm, in addition to pain, is often accompanied by other signs. For example, damage to the gastrointestinal tract causes symptoms of upper, or gastric dyspepsia. This is most often heaviness, belching and heartburn, bloating, upper discomfort half of the abdomen, or in the epigastrium. Spasm of bile smooth muscle bladder and biliary tract, except pain in the right hypochondrium leads to nausea, vomiting, bitterness in the mouth, associated with the release of bile into the duodenum.

Renal colic has its own specific signs. Expressed spasm of the ureters, causes pain on a large vertical distance: often this pain radiates from the lower back to the groin, which gives back, accompanied by dysuric disorders, and may lead to obstruction by stone or sand urinary tract.

Painful muscle spasms often occur in gynecological patients, and may even be a normal option. So, the syndrome is known painful periods, (algodismenorrhea), in which too need to fight spasms.

Readers have already guessed that a group of drugs, which fights spasms, called myotropic antispasmodics action, that is, eliminating spasms of smooth muscles of internal organs.

How to treat spasms: antispasmodics

It has already been said that the smooth muscles of internal organs innervated by involuntary, autonomic muscles. AND since the role of the vegetative is sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system in the innervation of smooth muscles of internal organs is a decisive factor then among myotropic antispasmodics quite a few drugs that affect the activity of autonomic nervous system. So, the anticholinergic platyphyllin relax muscle blocking muscarinic cholinergic receptors, and directly with this sharp drop in smooth muscle tone pain in intestinal colic and ulcerative pain also decreases stomach disease, pancreatitis, dyskinesia of the paths and so on. Antispasmodics relax the vascular wall, lower blood pressure, and can affect the work of the heart, the tone of the bronchi, and cause various vegetative effects.

Before moving on to a review of myotropic antispasmodics and spasm medications, almost all of which are platyphylline hydrotartrate sold over-the-counter should be said about another very important role of these drugs: use in acute inflammatory lesions of the abdominal organs.

Only antispasmodics, no painkillers!

This phrase may be the motto of the surgeon who conservatively observes a patient suspected of a disaster in abdominal cavity: for example, with an attack of acute appendicitis. It is known that if you don’t operate such a patient in a timely manner, serious complications, such as perforation, are possible of the appendix, its rupture, the discharge of pus into the abdominal cavity, and the development of diffuse inflammation, that is, peritonitis.

Such complications can occur against the background of self-medication, with passion for painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs, as they really dull the pain, and reduce inflammation, but by no means able to eliminate the pathological process. Therefore, with acute appendicitis and with any other severe pain in the abdominal cavity, generally in the abdomen, and with any internal pain when possibly abdominal surgery is necessary, categorically it is forbidden to use painkillers and anti-inflammatory funds, for example, from the NSAID group.

You can only take antispasmodics of myotropic action. If a this pain is really functional, for example a thick spasm gut, then the patient will feel better, and perhaps no damage he has no serious diagnosis and surgery.

But in the event that there is no muscle spasm, and the pain is caused inflammation and suppuration, then no antispasmodic, no medicine from spasms, for example, No-shpa and Galidor will not help. In this case need an operation, and at the same time no blurry clinical picture, which may prevent the surgeon from determining the diagnosis, and is caused taking painkillers does not exist. After all, an analysis of the quality of pain, its nature, localization, and symptoms of peritoneal irritation are not will disappear, and will not change. Thus, the appointment of antispasmodics, and only antispasmodics for acute and unexpected pain in abdomen avoids serious complications. Now proceed to considering this diverse group of drugs for cure for spasm.

All medicines will be considered according to the standard scheme. At first, if any, an INN, or international non-proprietary name. Then – a list of drugs, if possible, at the beginning – original, which is first produced any pharmaceutical company, is the most studied, and according to him there is the largest number of studies on effectiveness, safety, contraindications and joint exposure other medicines. The original drug first appears on the market, therefore, usually such a tool is the most expensive.

The names of some commercial copies are given, or generics manufactured by other companies, if any. Their cost is lower than the original product. Price range which given for medicines, relevant for November 2019 years, for pharmacies of all forms of ownership in the Russian Federation.

The sequence of drug presentation is not associated with ratings, not with assignment of any places in popularity, price or effectiveness, and is dictated by the position of the drugs in pharmaceutical classifications, with their location on the official sites hosting pharmacy prices.

The best drugs for spasm

Nomination a place Name of product price
Monocomponent antispasmodics 1 Bendazole (Dibazole) 13 rub
2 Bencyclan (Halidor) 519 rub
3 Platifillin (platifillina hydrotartrate) 73 rub
4 Oxybutynin (Driptan) 698 rub
5 Drotaverin (No-shpa Forte, Doverin, Spazmonet, Spazmoverin) 98 rub
Multicomponent Tools 1 Dicycloverin + Paracetamol (Trigan-D, Dolospa-Tabs) 81 rub
2 Metamizole sodium + pitophenone + fenpiverinium bromide (Spazmalgin, Took, Maxigan, Revalgin, Renalgan) 168 rub
3 Bellalgin (belladonna leaf extract + benzocaine + metamizole sodium + sodium bicarbonate) 45 rub
4 Plantex (fennel fruit) 286 rub

Monocomponent antispasmodics

First of all, consider a group of drugs for painful and muscle cramps that contain only one component: this bendazole, benzacyclan, drotaverine and other drugs that used for increased spasm of smooth muscle tone internal organs, or if necessary, get it sufficient relaxation, for example, manipulations like duodenal sounding, or with endoscopic interventions.

Bendazole (Dibazole)

Popularity Rating: 4.9

Bendazole (Dibazole)

Dibazole is perhaps one of the cheapest and most affordable preparations. Ten tablets of 20 mg produced by domestic Uralbiopharm company, stand in the range from 12 to 45 rubles. it classic myotropic spasmolytic, it affects not only muscles of the internal organs, but also on the muscles of blood vessels. He can used for gentle correction of blood pressure to the side lowering, as it helps to reduce cardiac output. it the remedy can be used on a call by an ambulance doctor, since it acts gently, but the effect does not last long: even with intravenous administration for only two to three hours. therefore its use in hypertensive crisis is limited, and most often it is prescribed for spasms of smooth muscles of internal organs.

Dibazole should be prescribed one to two tablets 2 to 3 times per a day for a month or more, as prescribed by a doctor, before meals or after meal. The drug is also used to treat diseases. central nervous system, especially in the period of residual manifestations and recovery after injuries, with trigeminal neuralgia nerve, with Bell palsy, peripheral compression-ischemic neuropathies. Dibazole improves metabolism and enhances blood circulation in tissues, including nerve tissue, after injuries and inflammatory processes.

Advantages and disadvantages

The advantage of dibazole is ubiquitous, low cost, the ability to lower blood pressure, use in neurology, including in the form of a means for physiotherapy – electrophoresis. A weakness can be considered its rather weak action, and the presence of contraindications and side effects. TO contraindications include convulsive syndrome and childhood, use in the elderly, especially in parenteral form due to a possible sharp decrease in cardiac output, it is not worth it apply to nursing and pregnant women.

Bencyclan (Halidor)

Popularity Rating: 4.8


Halidor is a well-known highly purified Hungarian drug Egis company, which is available both in tablets and in the form of ampoules for intravenous and intramuscular administration. This drug is also affects the vagus muscle tone of internal organs, and smooth muscle vessels. Therefore, it is indicated not only for diseases gastrointestinal tract, such as gastroenteritis, syndrome irritable bowel, stomach ulcer, spasm of the sphincter of Oddi, but also with other diseases. This is a vascular pathology – Raynaud’s syndrome, diseases vessels of the upper and lower extremities. Halidor is prescribed if patient renal colic and excessive spasm of the muscles of the urinary the bubble.

The medicine is used on an outpatient basis in tablets, one tablet three times a day for a sufficiently long course, about 2-3 months, but no more than 400 mg per day. In case of severe muscle spasm internal organs, you can take two tablets of Halidor once, but not more than 4 tablets per day. Galidor tablets are available in 100 mg, and a package of 50 pieces ranges from 518 to 580 rub.

Advantages and disadvantages

Halidor copes well with various cramps, including vascular and intestinal, but he has his contraindications. it severe organ failure: hepatic, renal and respiratory. This is myocardial infarction and epilepsy, the presence of head injury even during the year before the appointment medicines, children and adolescents, including up to 18 years old, pregnancy and lactation.

The doctor who prescribes the drug should be aware of its side effects. effects. This is most often dry mouth, dizziness and headache, weight gain and general malaise, especially with prolonged use in high doses. In the event that Halidor assigned to patients for a long time, it is necessary to carry out coagulogram (to study the rheological properties of blood). There are a number of drug interactions, so only a doctor should prescribe the drug.

Relative disadvantages include its rather high cost, and it is not so often in pharmacies. However, with all Moreover, Halidor is a reliable medicinal product. the effect of which is based on the blockade of calcium channels, antiserotonin effect, and blockade of the sympathetic ganglia.

Platifillin (platifillina hydrotartrate)

Popularity Rating: 4.7

Platifillin (platifillina hydrotartrate)

Platyphylline, which was mentioned above, is perhaps the only myotropic antispasmodic that is used as parenteral injection, for subcutaneous administration. It is indispensable for emergency ambulance for various painful cramping in an acute attack of pancreatitis, intestinal dyskinesia, with the presence of pathology of the bile ducts, with renal colic, in general – pain in the abdomen of unspecified etiology.

Since platyphyllin is a pronounced anticholinergic, and synthetic analogue of the alkaloid of the godson, it is very good relieves spasms and pain caused by spasms, but does not affect the course pain and inflammation without causing a “mask” of surgical pathology. With the effective use of anticholinergics in therapeutic doses, it can also dilate blood vessels and cause mydriasis, i.e. pupils. Also, platifillin can be used in emergency toxicology, in case of poisoning with boric acid, strong acids and arsenic compounds.

Curious, but locally, when instilled into the eyes of the drug used in ophthalmology to dilate the pupils and improve fundus studies. Prescribe the drug and use it can only doctors and paramedic, he is also introduced into hospitals, so we will not talk about dosages.

Since platyphyllin is constantly on the list of vital If you need important funds, then its cost is very low. Pack of 10 ampoules of 0.2% – 1 ml, which are produced by many domestic pharmaceutical plants, costs from 60 to 75 rubles. But more often it is used in hospitals and therefore there is no need buy it at the pharmacy.

Advantages and disadvantages

The disadvantages of platifillin are a continuation of its advantages: dry mouth, low blood pressure, urinary retention and dilated pupils with accommodation disorder and impairment view. All these are inevitable side effects of anticholinergic drugs. However, this medicine is inexpensive, and quickly eliminates very severe pain with cramping, for example, with suspected acute pancreatitis. Also, this medicine may enhance the effect. phenobarbital and other barbiturates, and platifillin is contraindicated with various types of glaucoma, with a sharp decrease in bowel tone, the development of paralytic obstruction, or with ulcerative prick.

Oxybutynin (Driptan)

Popularity Rating: 4.7


Driptan is probably the only cure for cramping, which is used exclusively in urology. It serves to treat various forms of urinary incontinence, with the so-called neurogenic the bladder. Driptan is able to act very selectively: he relaxes the detrusor, i.e. the muscle that reduces urinary bubble. Thus, it allows you to increase its capacity, reduce the number of urges, reduce the frequency of detrusor contractions. Driptan is a highly specialized drug because it allows reduce the frequency of peremptory emissions, stabilize urinary bubble, and therefore it is used, including for the treatment of night enuresis, but only in children older than 5 years.

Driptan is a fairly expensive drug. He is graduated French company Recipharm Fontaine, and one pack of 30 5 mg tablets will cost in the region from 615 to 780 rubles. Use such tablets should be 1 tablet 2-3 times a day, therefore Such packaging is enough for 10-15 days.

Advantages and disadvantages

Driptan is highly selective, but cannot be used. with various forms of glaucoma, with myasthenia gravis, as well as with urinary disorders not associated with “capricious” behavior muscles of the urinary bladder, and with the presence of obstruction, that is mechanical obstruction to urination. These are various tumors, urolithiasis, strictures, presence of prostate adenoma glands, or its benign hyperplasia.

In addition, the medicine can not be used by lactating women, and it capable of causing side effects, such as delay urination, drowsiness, or insomnia, and inherent anticholinergic dilated pupils, dry mouth, and decreased sweating (dry skin). The relative disadvantage is price, but considering Driptan’s high selectivity and positive effect in the treatment of enuresis, you have to put up with it, given lack of domestic generics.

Drotaverin (No-shpa Forte, Doverin, Spazmonet, Spazmoverin)

Popularity Rating: 4.6

Drotaverin (No-shpa Forte, Doverin, Spazmonet, Spazmoverin)

No-shpa, or drotaverine, in the form of hydrochloride, no doubt is the most famous, and widely advertised antispasmodic. No-shpa standard tablet contains 40 mg of active ingredient, No-shpa Forte is twice “stronger”, it is 80 mg of drotaverine hydrochloride. it well-known yellowish tablets on which the name is already supplanted medicines.

Drotaverine affects smooth muscles by inhibiting phosphodiesterase. This allows it to be used for various muscle spasms. gastrointestinal tract, with cholangitis and cholecystitis, various pathologies of the biliary and urinary tract. IN Urology No-spa is used for urolithiasis and cystitis, in gastroenterology is pylorospasm and spastic colitis, spastic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome. This is the most various functional disorders, postoperative spasms. IN gynecology is pain during menstruation. Drotaverin is also included composition of drugs that affect vascular wall and help treat tension headaches.

It is advisable to use No-shpu forte with severe spasms, but not more often than 3 times a day, or 240 mg in the form of 3 doses per day. You can treat spasms of No-shpo without a doctor’s prescription, but only short courses, for one to two days. Releases No-shpu and No-shpu Forte Hungarian pharmaceutical company Hinoin, and 10 80 mg tablets are inexpensive, not more than 70 rubles. Exist and even cheaper domestic counterparts, but in the case of very pronounced cheapness it is worth thinking about the quality of the original substances.

Advantages and disadvantages

The advantage of No-shpa is his fame, well proven effectiveness and many years of experience, including for use, both in tablets and in injections upon delivery Ambulance. However, in rare cases, No-shpa can cause especially in the form of intravenous administration, severe complications that expressed in cardiac arrhythmias, complete blockade of the legs bundle of His. Therefore, in no case should you do it yourself try to use ampouled forms of the drug. But if you remember that it is contraindicated to enter with heart block, especially heavy, No-shpa, judging by its effectiveness and breadth application, is one of the most famous and popular means, and at the same time has an affordable price.

Multicomponent Tools

These drugs contain several components. Such a specially selected pharmaceutical prescription allows you to add to the antispasmodic effect is also any other effects. So, most often, in multicomponent preparations is used anti-inflammatory and antipyretic paracetamol. In some cases, the composition includes Analgin, as well as drugs related to local anesthetics, or drugs with the ability to lower secretion of, for example, gastric juice. Consider some medications to relieve cramps that are specifically Collected by pharmacists from several ingredients.

Dicycloverin + Paracetamol (Trigan-D, Dolospa-Tabs)

Popularity Rating: 4.9

Dicycloverin + Paracetamol (TRIGAN-D, Dolospa-Tabs)

Indian medicine for relieving cramping Trigan-D Cadilla pharmaceutical company, and the medicine is inexpensive: for a pack of 20 tablets you will pay from 80 to 130 rubles. What are you get in return?

Trigan-D is a pain medication that is combined with antispasmodic. When applying it, you must remember that it is effective helps with migraines and toothache, with stones in the bile ducts, with renal colic and menstrual irregularities, in which painful periods occur. Such a drug combination can improve the condition with various types of headaches, (for the exception of an acute increase in intracranial pressure and meningitis), with fever with chills, with pain in muscles and joints. But, however, it is necessary to remember what was said above: man must be sure that it is really kidney and hepatic colic. After all, an unusual pain in the abdomen requires the use of “pure” antispasmodics, which were mentioned above. Trigan-D still contains paracetamol, which, although It has an analgesic weak effect, but, nevertheless, it can “grease” a picture of acute appendicitis, or other acute abdominal pathology.

Apply Trigan-D preferably in a dose of one tablet from two to three times a day. During the day, you can take no more than 4 tablets for adults, and the maximum single use is no more than 2 tablets. Treat painful cramps without consultation a doctor can be no more than 5 days, using this medicine for cramping in as an anesthetic drug.

Advantages and disadvantages

The drug is inexpensive, and helps with head and tooth pain, as well as with fever. In this case, the combined effect two drugs have antispasmodic, analgesic and antipyretic effect. However, the more ingredients it contains any drug, the more contraindications. it individual contraindications to components, various obstructive pathology of the intestine, urinary and biliary tract. These are the stones scars, strictures, tumors and polyps of the intestine, intestinal obstruction. This medicine is not used for exacerbation of an ulcer stomach and duodenum, in pregnant and lactating women.

There are also multiple side effects, and therefore it is advisable to use the drug even for the shortest period only as directed by a doctor. So, this drug can increase the effect on the heart of certain anti-arrhythmia drugs. On the while taking cardiac glycosides, it can increase their concentration in the blood, can lower the effectiveness of drugs for gout, and so Further. Therefore, medical consultation before appointment necessary.

Metamizole sodium + pitophenone + fenpiverinium bromide (Spazmalgin, Took, Maxigan, Revalgin, Renalgan)

Popularity Rating: 4.8

Metamizole sodium + pitophenone + fenpiverinium bromide (Spazmalgin, Bral, Maksigan

There are already three components in Maksigan’s composition, and one of them is old acquaintance Analgin. Pitophenone is an ingredient in the fight against muscle spasms of the internal organs, and fenpiverinia is similar in to its anticholinergic effect, this further enhances relaxing muscle activity.

As a result, this remedy is used for classic spasms. internal organs, with renal and hepatic colic, with spasm intestines, in the presence of irritable bowel syndrome, dyskinesias, with symptomatic fever (with colds and various infectious and inflammatory diseases).

You can also use Maxigan as tablets, or in composition of intramuscular injections after various operations and endoscopic diagnostic procedures for pain relief syndrome. In this case, adults should not be given more than 6 tablets per day, and the duration of admission should not be more than 5 days. At the introduction of the drug to children, doctors focus on age and weight body. Maxigan is an Indian pharmaceutical company, and its cost in tablets is also very affordable: from 105 to 220 rubles for packing.

Advantages and disadvantages

Maxigan really helps eliminate for a few days, including flu-like syndrome, but he also has There are many contraindications. After all, there are already three component, and each of them needs to be considered. But the main ones are glaucoma, especially angle-closure, prostatic hyperplasia, decreased the number of granulocytes in the blood, because analgin causes them additional decrease (granulocytopenia), and chronic cardiac failure. It is contraindicated in various disorders heart rate, and especially with tachyarrhythmias, in pregnant women and lactating, during childhood up to 5 years for tablets and age up to 3 months for injection. In the event that the tool is used short courses and according to indications, then the effect of stopping cramping will be good, with a low risk of side effects. You only need to consider that if you use the drug in doses, close to maximum, then overdose symptoms will be a decrease blood pressure, dry skin and dry mouth, expansion pupils, and all the unpleasant symptoms associated with anticholinergic effect.

Bellalgin (belladonna leaf extract + benzocaine + metamizole sodium + sodium bicarbonate)

Popularity Rating: 4.7


These mild cramping pills are very well known. to all gastroenterologists. At one time, Bellalgin was also popular, like Valocordin. What does it consist of? Composed of anticholinergic drug – belladonna extract, or belladonna. is he together with analgin and anesthesin reduces pain sensitivity, block cyclooxygenase due to analgin and additionally cause blockade of muscarinic cholinergic receptors. IN As a result, Bellalgin not only has an antispasmodic and painkiller, but also antacid, i.e. antacid and hypoacid effect.

It is indicated for increased motility, and excess stomach secretion. As a result, this medicine in the best way helps with various diseases of the upper digestive tract, such as gastritis, various duodenitis, pylorospasm, ulcerative disease of the stomach and upper abdomen when the patient does not have the likelihood of developing an emergency condition, that is, a stomach bleeding, the presence of an active, exacerbated ulcer, and so Further.

It is advisable to use Bellalgin on an empty stomach, in order to avoid an increase secretion – 1 tablet 2-3 times a day, but not more than 3 tablets at a time, and not more than 10 tablets per day. IN as a self-medication, it is prohibited to use the drug. Releases Bellalgin at affordable prices a lot of domestic pharmaceutical companies like Dalchimpharm, and the cost packs of 10 tablets, i.e. the maximum daily dose, will cost from 5o to 80 rubles in the prices of November 2019.

Advantages and disadvantages

Bellalgin’s dignity in his good balance, in his emphasis on gastric pathology associated with hypersecretion. However Bellalgin has recently stopped selling over-the-counter, and for due to the presence of belladonna acoloids. Because to side effects refers to the expansion of the pupils, then this medicine began to be used heroin addicts in order to expand narrowed to a point pupils caused by heroin injection.

Such increased attention of a certain contingent suspicious persons to Bellalgin who stock up in the same pharmacy syringes and various ingredients for the production of drugs, and led to the restriction (absolutely undeserved) of his free sales, however, like other anticholinergics.

Plantex (fennel fruit)

Popularity Rating: 4.6

Plantex (fennel fruit)

Moving smoothly to a herbal antispasmodic, you can find out that they are all over-the-counter and so mild and quite effective drug can be considered Plantex, which is a granular, purified fruit extract fennel. Plantex is released by the Slovenian company Lek. Granules in sachets, each of which contains 5 frames of extract (in package 10 packages) will cost from 250 to 330 rubles.

Such granules are herbal antispasmodics, and an additional effect of them is an improvement in peristalsis, fecal formation, increased secretion of gastric juice and stimulation of digestion in general. This leads to the tool contributes not only to reducing pain in stomach, but also prevents the accumulation of intestinal gases, and improves their discharge.

Therefore, fennel is used even in newborns in whom flatulence, bloating and other functional problems digestive organs. Of course, this medicine is also shown to adults. to patients. It is necessary to apply it by pouring the contents of the package into glass, add half a glass of water, and wait, stirring until fully dissolving granules. Take Plantex depending on weight body and age of the baby, as directed by the pediatrician.

Advantages and disadvantages

The great merit of this herbal cure for spasms is a carminative action, the elimination of flatulence, and resolution spastic constipation. This soft preparation can be considered specific for the treatment of functional bowel pathology. It is especially useful that granules can be used starting from the chest age, with symptoms of overdose and contraindications, in addition to hypersensitivity, the presence of lactase deficiency and of acute surgical pathology of abdominal organs in Plantex not found.

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