Floroglucinol Trimetilfloroglucinol: Benefits, Indications, Counter-Indications, Interactions, Dosing and Adverse Effects

This medicine is an antispasmodic for pathologies of the digestive tract, metabolism and genitourinary system.

Among its benefits is:

  • Eliminates kidney stones.
  • Decreases intestinal pain
  • Level the calcium in the blood.
  • Avoid contractions of the uterus.

Therapeutic indications

This medication is indicated for the treatment of spasmodic pain of the intestine, bile ducts, bladder and uterus.

Counter-indications of Floroglucinol Trimetilfloroglucinol

It can develop pathologies such as:

  • Tumor of Liver and pancreas.
  • Pelvic inconsistency in labor.
  • Hypersensitivity to the active or components of the formula.
  • Too much calcium in the blood.
  • Urinary calcium excretions.
  • Cardiac abnormalities
  • Adrenal gland problems.
  • Paralytic ileus.
  • Stenosis of the intestinal tract.
  • Renal insufficiency.

In case of hypersensitivity to the components, no serious conditions have been demonstrated, however as a preventive measure consult your trusted doctor to avoid future complications to the formula.

Interactions with other drugs

Take or use other medications

It is counterproductive and not very appropriate to mix in the same injectable solution the Floroglucinol syringe with Noramidopyrine due to the physico-chemical incompatibility (risk-Phlebo thrombosis).

It should not be combined with morphine and its different derivations.

Do not be supplied with:

  • Calcitonin
  • Chloropromazine.
  • Iron.
  • Nalidíxico acid.
  • Penicilinas.

Foods such as spinach and wheat bran lower the calcium permeability of corticosteroids, phenytoins, fluoride, while thiazide diuretics increase hypercalcemia .

Excess calcium in the bloodstream will be induced by estrogen and contraceptive drugs.

If you are taking or have recently taken other medicines, even those purchased without a prescription, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

Do not use this medication without the advice of a specialist, any natural or chemical medication you use, inform it to avoid adverse effects to the medicine.

Use during pregnancy and lactation

Pregnancy and lactation

  • The use of this medication should only be considered during pregnancy if necessary.
  • It is not recommended to consume it in the first trimester of pregnancy since it inhibits the placenta of the fetus.
  • Consumption during breastfeeding requires accompanying with vitamin D, since it increases the need for calcium in the nursing woman.
  • The administration of this drug is not recommended in women who breastfeed because it passes into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.

Dosage of Floroglucinol Trimetilfloroglucinol

The following doses are generic and should be investigated by a doctor before application:

  • Treatment in babies: From 400 to 600 mg daily.
  • Treatment in children from 1 to 10 years old: 800 mg daily.
  • Adolescent treatment: 1200mg daily.
  • Treatment for nephritic, hepatic or biliary colic: 2 tablets daily.
  • Treatment for Dysmenorrhea: 2 tablets daily.

Attack treatment

  • 1-3 ampoules intravenously or intramuscularly.

Maintenance treatment

The tablets or suppositories will take the attack treatment in a dose of 6 tablets or 3 suppositories per day.

Administration mode

Intravenous or intramuscular route.

For more information on the dose, please visit a specialist so that you obtain the appropriate instructions based on your symptoms.

Description of the most likely adverse effects

Like any of the other drugs, Floroglucinol / Trimetilfloroglucinol can produce unwanted effects, the patient must pay attention to the following features:

  • Cutaneous, mucous and allergic manifestations.
  • Eruption.
  • Urticaria.
  • Angioedema.
  • Hypotension .
  • Anaphylactic shock .
  • Sickness.
  • Vomiting.
  • Dryness in the mouth.
  • Epigastric pain.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Ruborecimiento on the face.
  • Erythema.
  • Vertigo.
  • Drowsiness.
  • Itch.

Have on hand the contact number of your doctor or pharmacist of confidence to inform if you notice any of these symptoms or another not present in this list, stay calm and look for your health center more accessible.

Do not use in children under 14 years without a prescription.

Conservation of Floroglucinol / Trimetilfloroglunicol

  • Keep out of the reach of children.
  • Under no circumstances of use of Floroglucinol after expiration of its period of use, to know it, check the box or packaging as it is mandatory as a sanitary norm.

Conditions of conservation

  • Store in the original package to protect it from light.
  • If necessary, warn against some visible signs of deterioration.
  • Medicines should not be disposed of with sewage or garbage. Ask your pharmacist what to do with medications you do not use. These measures will protect the environment.
  • Pharmaceutical form and content
  • This medicine comes in the form of an injectable solution in ampoule (glass type I) of 4 ml.
  • Boxes of 6, 10 or 20 ampoules.