Hyperacidity, GERD, and ulcers:
Indications for DONNATAL TABLETS:
Adjunct in irritable bowel syndrome, enterocolitis, duodenal ulcer.
1–2 tabs 3–4 times daily.
DONNATAL TABLETS Contraindications:
Glaucoma. Porphyria. Unstable cardiovascular status. GI or GU obstruction. Paralytic ileus or intestinal atony. Toxic megacolon. Severe ulcerative colitis. Myasthenia gravis. Hiatal hernia. History of paradoxical reactions to phenobarbital.
DONNATAL TABLETS Warnings/Precautions:
Renal or hepatic impairment. Autonomic neuropathy. Cardiovascular disease. Hypertension. Hyperthyroidism. Drug abusers. High environmental temperature. Gastric ulcer. Diarrhea. Elderly. Debilitated. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
DONNATAL TABLETS Classification:
Barbiturate + anticholinergics.
DONNATAL TABLETS Interactions:
Potentiated CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants. Additive anticholinergic effects with other anticholinergics, narcotics, type I antiarrhythmics, antihistamines, phenothiazines, tricyclics. May antagonize anticoagulants, CYP450 substrates.
Drowsiness, anticholinergic effects, paradoxical excitement.
Tabs—100, 1000; Elixir—4oz, pt