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Cyclopam Tablet is an analgesic pain-killer and muscle relaxant used for menstrual cramps, periods pain, abdominal pain, stomach cramps, fever, muscle pain & joint pain. It has Paracetamol & Dicyclomine which is used to relax abdominal muscles especially during menstrual cycles.

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Cyclopam Tablet (20mg/500mg): Uses

Cyclopam Tablet is generally used by women for pain during periods but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual cramps)
  2. Fever
  3. Abdominal Pain
  4. Headache
  5. Muscle Pain & Spasms
  6. Join Pains
  7. Stomach bloating
  8. Analgesic - Toothache, Myalgia etc.
  9. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or gynaecologist or a gastroenterologist before using the medicine.

Cyclopam Tablet (20mg/500mg): Side Effects

Apart from the uses Cyclopam Tablet is used for, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Dizziness
  2. Blurred Vision
  3. Nausea & Vomiting
  4. Drowsiness
  5. Allergic Reaction due to paracetamol
  6. Rashes on Skin
  7. Impaired alertness & thinking
  8. Dryness in mouth
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Cyclopam Tablet (20mg/500mg): Composition and Dosage

Cyclopam is made from Dicyclomine (20mg) which helps in treatment of abdominal pain and Paracetamol (500mg) which acts as an analgesic to relieve pain and antipyretic to subside fever. Cyclopam Tablet should be used in prescribed quantiy by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. The effect should start in 30 minutes and it may last up to 6 hours.
You can buy Cyclopam Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 10 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of package. It is manufactured by Indoco Remedies Ltd.
How to use Cyclopam Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by doctor.

Cyclopam Tablet (20mg/500mg): Expert Advice

  • How does it work? Dicyclomine relaxes the muscle of intestine & gut and provides relief in pain especially during periods. Paracetamol acts as an analgesic that reduces pain & antipyretic that subsides fever.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Cyclopam Tablet.
  • Do not take more than 3 tablets in a day & keep enough gap between each dosage
  • If pain or fever is not relieved within 30 minutes-1 hour of use, please talk to a doctor for an alternative solution
  • Do not take this medicine on advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Cyclopam Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • As Cyclopam Tablet is also an NSAID, please do not mix it along with other common medicines with paracetamol or Dicyclomine such as Dolo, Crocin, Meftal SpasCombiflam etc.
  • Cyclopam Tablet is not the cure of any problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms
  • Especially for women, please talk to a gynaecologist if you have period bleeding, menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, painful periods etc. so that she can guide you when & how to use this medicine.
  • Taking Cyclopam Tablet while on empty stomach may cause acid reflux
  • Cyclopam has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Cyclopam Tablet (20mg/500mg): Precautions

Before using Cyclopam Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Glaucoma
  • Allergic to Cyclopam Tablet or Paracetamol
  • Liver Disease
  • Asthma or other breathing problems
  • It is not recommended for children & neonates. Please keep it out of reach from them
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Breastfeeding (Dicyclomine is not recommended)
  • If you operate heavy machinery, using this medicine might make you drowsy or blur your vision. Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms
Cyclopam Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Alcohol
  • Antihistamines (Eg. levocetirizine)
  • Antacids
  • Benzodiazepines
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Cyclopam Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.

Cyclopam Tablet (20mg/500mg): FAQs

1. I missed a dose of Cyclopam Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Cyclopam Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than prescribed quanity of Cyclopam, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. Overdose may lead to muscular weakness and in some cases even paralysis.

3. Can Cyclopam Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Cyclopam. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & calmness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Cyclopam be used in Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
Cyclopam is not recommended in breastfeeding because it contains Dicyclomine. You can consult a gynecologist for more details. However, pregnant women can weigh the pros & cons with the help of a doctor before it is used.

5. Can I drive while using Cyclopam?
Not recommendedCyclopam Tablet might make you feel drowsy & calm. It can also impair thinking temporarily. Moreover, it can also cause blurred vision. It is considered unsafe to drive while of this medication. 

6. Is using Cyclopam addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine?
Taking one dose of expired Cyclopam might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can using Cyclopam provide relief from cold?
Not really. Cyclopam helps in conditions related to abdominal pain and if you want a medicine for cold you can consider other drugs such as sinarest.

9. Can I use Cyclopam in relieving toothache?
Cyclopam is more specifically used for abdominal pain, but as it contains paracetamol, using it can also help with teeth pain. But, it is suggested to use a paracetamol only tablet if your problem is limited to toothache.

10. How does using Cyclopam helps with migraines?
Cyclopam has caffeine that constricts the blood vessels in the head. This reduces headaches.

11. Can using Cyclopam help with GERD?
No. Cyclopam won't help in anything related to GERD. You can use an antacid upon consulting a Gastroenterologist.


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Customer Review
Cyclopam tab is an alternative to meftal spas to control period pain.
I use cyclopam often for stomach cramps that often use to occur before.
It helped in relieving muscle contractions in my stomach and reduced discomfort. I've been using it for a long time.
Using it is better for abdominal pain specifically then other drugs.
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