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INTRODUCTION

ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION contains Camylofin which belongs to the group of medicines called Antispasmodics. It is used for the treatment of spasms associated with Irritable bowel syndrome (a disorder affecting the stomach and intestine), spasms associated with diarrhoea and dysentery (infection of the intestine that causes diarrhea containing blood and mucus), renal colic (pain due to kidney stones), biliary colic (pain due to gall stones) and dysmenorrhoea (painful menstrual periods).

ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in patients having tachyarrythmia (fast heartbeat), narrow-angle glaucoma, gastrointestinal bleeding, urinary retention. Contact your doctor before receiving it.

ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with obstructive lung disease, cardiac insufficiency, thyrotoxicosis, paralytic ileus, ulcerative colitis. Contact your doctor before receiving it.

ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women. ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION should be used with caution in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

The most common side effects of receiving ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION are nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, dry mouth, giddiness, skin rash, dilated pupils and fast heartbeats. Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms worsen.

USES OF ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION

To treat spasms associated with:

  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Diarrhoea and dysentery
  • Renal colic, biliary colic
  • Dysmenorrhoea

HOW ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION WORKS

ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION effectively reduces abdominal pain or menstrual cramps where Camylofin work by relaxing smooth muscles of intestine, ureter and relaxes them and thereby provides relief from the associated colicky pain.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into the muscle as an intramuscular injection. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION

COMMON

  • nausea, vomiting
  • drowsiness
  • dry mouth
  • giddiness
  • skin rash
  • dilated pupils
  • fast heartbeats

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea or vomiting:

Receive this medicine with or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oily rich or spicy foods. Consult your doctor if your nausea and vomiting worsen.

Drowsiness:

Try to rest and relax. Get enough sleep. Avoid driving or operate any machines while you are feeling drowsy. Contact your doctor if your drowsiness did not improve.

Skin rash:

Avoid hot bath because hot water can irritate your skin further. Do not scratch the affected area. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing while going outside. Use unscented moisturizers to soothe and hydrate the affected area. Contact your doctor if your rashes worsen.

Dry mouth:

Dry mouth can be managed by chewing sugar-free gum or sucking on sugar-free hard candies to stimulate the flow of saliva. Sip water at regular intervals of time. Do not use mouthwashes that contain alcohol because they can be drying. Consult your doctor if the dry mouth gets worse.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

BREASTFEEDING

ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as there is no data on safety and efficacy. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

ALLERGY

Do not receive ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION if you are allergic to Camylofin or any other ingredients of this medicine.

LUNGS

ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION should be used with caution in patients with obstructive lung disease. Contact your doctor before receiving it.

HEART DISEASE

ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in patients having tachyarrythmia (fast heartbeat). It should be received with caution in patients with cardiac insufficiency and during cardiac surgery. Consult your doctor before receiving ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION.

OTHERS

ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION is not recommended for use if you:

  • have narrow-angle glaucoma (increased eye pressure)
  • have prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate gland)
  • have mechanical stenoses (partial or complete blockage in intestine)
  • have mega colon (abnormal dilation of colon)
  • have gastrointestinal bleeding
  • have porphyria (red blood cell disorder)
  • have urinary retention

Before receiving ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION, inform your doctor if you:

  • have thyrotoxicosis (overactive thyroid disease)
  • have fever
  • have paralytic ileus (blockage of intestine due to paralysis of intestinal muscles)
  • have ulcerative colitis (inflammation of colon and rectum)
  • have pyloric stenosis (gastric outlet obstruction)

Use in Pediatrics:

There is no information available on the safety and efficacy of ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION in children below 12 years of age. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

Use in Geriatrics:

ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION should be used with caution in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before receiving ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before receiving ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION, inform your doctor if you are receiving any of the following medicine:

  • antacids (used to relieve heartburn and indigestion) Ex. magnesium carbonate
  • antihistamines (used to treat allergies) Ex. diphenhydramine, chlorpheniramine
  • tricyclic antidepressants (used to treat depression) Ex. amitriptyline, imipramine
  • phenothiazines (used to treat psychotic disorders) Ex. chlorpromazine, fluphenazine
  • quinidine, disopyramide (used to treat irregular heartbeat)
  • pethidine (used for moderate to severe pain)
  • amantadine (used to treat Parkinson’s disease)

Overdosage:

ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or nurse in a hospital and so it is unlikely to receive an overdose. However, if you experience any unusual symptoms like dry mouth, swallowing and talking difficulties, flushed and hot skin (especially over neck and face), fever, difficulty in urination, decreased bowel sounds, dilated pupil, photophobia (sensitivity to bright light), blurring of near vision, palpitation (irregular heartbeat) and a scarlet rash. Contact your doctor immediately.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Camylofin
Pharmacological Category :   Anticholinergic
Therapeutic Indication :   Intestinal colic, Biliary colic, Renal colic, Dysmenorrhoea
Dosage Forms :   Injection, Drops

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION out of reach of children
  • Store ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION below 30°C

FAQs ABOUT ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION

Q: What if I forget to receive ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION?

A: ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION will be given to you by a doctor or a nurse. It’s unlikely for you to miss the dose. However, If you think that you have not been given a dose, talk to your doctor immediately.

Q: How fast does ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION work?

A: After a single intramuscular injection of ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION, the onset of action begins in 15 to 20 minutes. Contact your doctor if your symptoms did not improve.

Q: Is ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION safe in pregnancy?

A: ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in pregnant women as there is no information available on the safety and efficacy of ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION. However, it is indicated for the acceleration of labour in the first stage of active phase of labour. Consult your doctor before receiving it.

Q: What type of drug is ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION?

A: ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION is an Anticholinergic medicine which works by relaxing the smooth muscles of stomach by blocking the effects of acetylcholine (neurotransmitter responsible for muscle contraction) and thereby by stops muscle spasm. It blocks certain chemical messengers or pain signals from entering the brain, thereby reducing the pain.

Q: Who should not receive ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION?

A: ANAFORTAN 25MG INJECTION is not recommended for use in patients with tachyarrythmia (fast heartbeat), narrow-angle glaucoma (increased eye pressure), gastrointestinal bleeding, mechanical stenoses (partial or complete blockage in intestine), mega colon (abnormal dilation of colon), porphyria (red blood cell disorder), urinary retention and allergic history to camylofin. Contact your doctor before receiving it.

REFERENCES

1. Sean C Sweetman. Supplementary Drugs and Other Substances. Martindale The Complete Drug Reference. Thirty sixth edition. 2009. Page –2274.

2. Bethesda (MD). Camylofin. NIH National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubChem Compound Summary. 2004. [Accessed on 24th December 2022]. https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/5902

3. Nandita Palshetkar, Ameya Purandare, Hemant Mehta and Rohan Palshetkar. Effectiveness and Safety of Camylofin in Augmentation of Labor: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. NIH National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information. PubMed Central. December 2020. [Accessed on 24th December 2022]. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7758393/

4. Niranjan Mayadeo. Camylofin dihydrochloride injection: a drug monograph review. International Journal of Reproduction, Contraception, Obstetrics and Gynecology. [Revised in November 2018] [Accessed on 24th December 2022]. https://www.ijrcog.org/index.php/ijrcog/article/download/5814/4186

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AUTHOR DETAILS

Written By Dr. N. Sai Swaroop, Pharm.D
Last updated on 12 Jan 2023 | 04:05 PM(IST)

PRODUCT DETAILS
    Net Qty
    1 N
    Shelf Life
    24
    Item Weight
    40 g
    Ingredient
    Camylofin 25 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049039
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