Skip to comments.Can You Give Me Information on Combo Medicine "Analsik"? [VANITY - Requesting help]
Posted on 07/19/2009 3:17:48 PM PDT by Jemian
Can anyone help?
The medicine is called ANALSIK and is a combo drug of 2mg diazepam (valium) and 500 mg of methampyrone. I need to know what the last chemical is, what can I take along with it (B12, benadryl, antacids, etc), how often and in what dosage should I take with it, and how do I take it, along with food, empty stomach, milk, water, diet coke or tea, AND what are the side-effects?
I live overseas, next to a jungle and doctor care here is sparse. We (the ex-pats here) have to be pro-active in diagnosis and treatment. The good side is that we can get medicine much easier and less expensive than is available in the US. The downside is that we have to have a vast body of knowledge about medicine which is outside of our training.
Sunday I have an extremely debilitating headache and, oddly enough, I was out of the standard analgesic. So, my husband goes to the drugstore, describes the situation and asks if they had anything to treat me. They give him the drug listed above, but no other information AT ALL. So, we began the research when he got home. We found it should be taken 3 times a day with meals, but that methampyrone has dangerous side-effects and should be taken "only as a drug of last resort."
This left us with a lot of questions. I haven't used the drug yet. My husband went back to the drugstore and got some ibuprofen. It helped but I still have the headache.
Looks like a combo anti-inflammatory/anti-pyretic (fever reducer). I'd be more concerned about the valium, but I would assume that if they've combined them into a pill, there's no interaction issues.
It seems to be a combo drug that does a lot of stuff. Take it carefully, see how it goes.
FWIW, I'm not a doctor or involved in medicine. Good luck!
Analsik is related to Trinoassatall....
I wouldn’t ingest anything called analsik. Nope, just wouldn’t do it.
You mean it’s a pill? I thought it was a suppository.
My first guess would be that you don’t take it orally.....
parsy, a sarcastic freeper
parsy, who has psychic headaches sometimes
Good idea to learn as much as possible, as you are doing, for all this stuff. An informed patient is a capable partner in all health-care decisions.
I took a look at the manufacturer’s website. Their ambitions are kinda scary....”do whatever it takes to be #1”. That’s it in a nutshell as I read it.
I was anticipating replies like yours. LOL!
Cautionary interactions and above, via MIMS:
Thank you for your help. I’m checking the links now. Parsy, I had trouble getting on the MIMS website earlier. They needed a logon and password. I’ll try again.
Y’all are correct; the meds to me look strange for headaches. At only 2mg of valium, I’m not too worried. That’s the minimum dose. In the past valium has never helped with headache pain.
I attempting to register with MIMS now. Thank you for your help.
Thats weird. The first time I went there, I got right to the page without login. Now it wants login and password. If I can get back in, I will copy the page.
parsy, who wonders if it is the cookies?
Also on their website they list this medication under the sub division of Respiratory System.
Ping, can you help?
This is what is listed at MIMS. Weird. FWIW, I just registered. I am an “other type of medical personnel”. LOL!
The guy came back after a week, slammed the pack on the counter and yelled, "For all the good these did me, I coulda shoved 'em up my ass"...
See related Analsik Film-coated caplet information
Contents Methampyrone 500 mg, diazepam 2 mg
Indications Headache esp of psychic origin, neuralgia, lumbago, rheumatism, biliary & renal colic, muscle & joint pains.
Dosage Adult 1 caplet 3 times daily. Childn ½ adult dose.
Administration Should be taken with food (Take after meals.).
Contraindications Severe psychoses, bleeding tendencies, porphyria, hypersensitivity to pyrazolone derivatives.
Special Precautions Elderly, epileptics; CV, hepatic or renal disease, resp depression, myasthenia gravis, cross-reactivity w/ aspirin.
Adverse Drug Reactions Drowsiness, amnesia, dependence, visual disturbance, hypotension, agranulocytosis, allergic reactions.
Click to view ADR Monitoring Form
Drug Interactions Chlorpromazine, cimetidine, alcohol, other CNS depressants.
Click here for more Interaction Checks
MIMS Class Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
ATC Classification N02BB72 - Metamizole sodium, combinations with psycholeptics ; Belongs to the class of pyrazolone preparations. Used to relieve pain and fever.
I don't see anything there that would contraindicate it for me in my condition. I wonder if my 100mg of doxycycline per day is a problem? Just thinking out loud here.
In 1977, dipyrone was removed from the U.S. market due to serious adverse effects including agranulocytosis, aplastic anemia, thrombocytopenic purpura, and hemolytic anemiaDipyrone is another name for the drug and it sounds like a good med to avoid.
That is interesting. I am anemic (or at least I was at the end of May) due to a B12 deficiency (which was being handled until during May I had TWO cases of malaria which chomped up all my new red blood cells).
Thank you. I think I’ll flush it.
Thanks. I appreciate your pinging him/her.
From the name of it, it appears you don't actually eat it.
Could not get back in. I remember it said it was an “NSAID”
Diazepam is valium, and 2 mg might relax your muscles a little bit. It also said for “psychic” headaches, hence my little joke, but that might be a tension headache.
About two or three times a week at most, I take 1 valium 10mg, when shoulder and neck get cricks. Sometimes, weeks between. No side effects except I feel relaxed and my muscles ease up some.
parsy, who is scared of pills
Thanks, parsy. I’ve been expecting jokes. Just google “analsik” and you get a lot of unwanted responses. At least for me they’re unwanted. If I click on those and the guys in the IT lab see it, I’m fired. No clicky for me!!!
Thanks for your ... er ... INPUT. ;)
I saw those! I did not go to those sights for fear of horrible viruses and such, but oh yes I saw them. It must be the day for it. Go to the dinosaur post and visit that site. Very interesting scientific study over to the right of the linked story. I recognized Betty Page.
parsy, who is embarrassed that he recognized her
Always take with 12 year old scotch, single malt, or a GIQ of Colt 44.
Good advice even if you’re not needing a medicine.
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