DRUGS & SUPPLEMENTS
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Speroxate HCl tablets are indicated for symptomatic relief of dysuria, urgency, nocturia, suprapubic pain, frequency and incontinence as may occur in cystitis, prostatitis, urethritis, urethrocystitis/urethrotrigonitis. Speroxate HCl tablets are not indicated for definitive treatment, but are compatible with drugs used for the treatment of urinary tract infections.
Speroxate HCl tablets are contraindicated in patients who have any of the following obstructive conditions: pyloric or duodenal obstruction, obstructive intestinal lesions or ileus, achalasia, gastrointestinal hemorrhage and obstructive uropathies of the lower urinary tract.
Speroxate HCl should be given cautiously in patients with suspected glaucoma.
Patients should be informed that if drowsiness and blurred vision occur, they should not operate a motor vehicle or machinery or participate in activities where alertness is required.
Mutagenicity studies and long-term studies in animals to determine the carcinogenic potential of Speroxate HCl have not been performed.
Reproduction studies have been performed in rats and rabbits at doses up to 34 times the human dose and revealed no evidence of impaired fertility or harm to the fetus due to Speroxate HCl. There are, however, no well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Because animal reproduction studies are not always predictive of human response, this drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.
It is not known whether this drug is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when Speroxate HCl is administered to a nursing woman.
Safety and effectiveness in children below the age of 12 years have not been established.
The following adverse reactions have been observed, but there are not enough data to support an estimate of their frequency.
Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, dry mouth.
CNS: Vertigo, headache, mental confusion, especially in the elderly, drowsiness, nervousness.
Hematologic: Leukopenia (one case which was reversible upon discontinuation of the drug).
Cardiovascular: Tachycardia and palpitation.
Allergic: Urticaria and other dermatoses, eosinophilia and hyperpyrexia.
Ophthalmic: Increased ocular tension, blurred vision, disturbance in eye accommodation.
The oral LD50 for Speroxate HCl in rats is 4273 mg/kg. The oral LD50 for Speroxate HCl in mice is 1837 mg/kg.
It is not known whether Speroxate HCl is dialyzable.
One or two 100 mg tablets 3 or 4 times a day. With improvement of symptoms, the dose may be reduced. This drug cannot be recommended for infants and children under 12 years of age because safety and efficacy have not been demonstrated in this age group.
Speroxate HCl Tablets, 100 mg, are supplied as round, white, film-coated tablets debossed "PAD" and "0115" on one side and plain on the other side, in bottles of 100.
100 mg 100's:
Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
Minneapolis, MN 55427
Atlanta, GA 30318
7H700 RC J1
Rev 03-14 A
Depending on the reaction of the Speroxate after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Speroxate not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.Is Speroxate addictive or habit forming?
Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.
Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.
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The information was verified by Dr. Rachana Salvi, MD Pharmacology