Belladonna and Opium SuppositoriesBBelladonna and Opium SuppositoriesBelladonna and Opium SuppositoriesEnglishPharmacyNANARenal system/Urinary systemDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA1996-10-27T04:00:00Z49.00000000000009.00000000000000534.000000000000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p class="akh-article-overview">Your child needs to take the medicine that contains two medicines, belladonna and opium. This information sheet explains what belladonna and opium do, how to take it, and what side effects, or problems, your child may have when they take this medici</p><p>Your child needs to take the medicine that contains 2 medicines, belladonna (say: bel-a-DON-a) and opium (say: OH-pee-um). This information sheet explains what belladonna and opium do, how to take the medicine, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine. </p><h2>How should I give my child belladonna and opium?</h2> <p>Follow these instructions when giving your child this medicine:</p> <ul><li>Give the medicine by rectum (into the bum). </li> <li>Give your child the medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist tells you to. Do not give extra medicine or give it more often than you are told. If you do not feel that it is working properly, talk to your doctor. </li></ul> <p>For instructions on how to give a suppository, please see "<a href="/Article?contentid=992&language=English">Suppository Instructions</a>." </p><h2>What should I do if my child misses a dose of belladonna and opium?</h2> <p>Usually this medication is taken only as needed, but if your child is taking this medicine at regular times:</p> <ul><li>Give the missed dose as soon as you remember. </li> <li>If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. </li> <li>Give your child the dose at the regular time. </li> <li>Give your child only 1 dose at a time. </li></ul><h2>What are the possible side effects of belladonna and opium?</h2> <p>Call your doctor if your child continues to have any of these signs or symptoms:</p> <ul><li>trouble having a bowel movement (constipation) </li> <li>upset stomach, <a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">throwing up</a></li> <li>tiredness </li> <li>a dry mouth or throat </li> <li>rash, itching </li></ul> <p>Contact your doctor immediately if your child has:</p> <ul><li>blurred vision </li> <li>nervousness </li> <li>confusion </li> <li>dizziness </li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=894&language=English">fast heartbeat</a></li></ul><h2>What other important information should I know about belladonna and opium?</h2><ul><li>This medicine may cause <a>constipation</a> (trouble having a bowel movement), especially if your child takes it regularly. To help prevent this, it is important for your child to eat a <a>well-balanced diet which includes fibre</a>, for example fruits, vegetables, and cereal. Your child'should also drink extra liquid while taking this medicine. </li><li>Check with your child's doctor or pharmacist before you give your child any other medicine (prescribed or not prescribed). Some cold or allergy medicines may cause your child to be more drowsy. </li><li>Keep the whole suppositories at room temperature, away from heat. Keep the 1/2 or 1/4 suppositories in the refrigerator.<br></li></ul>
Suppositoires de belladone et d'opiumSSuppositoires de belladone et d'opiumBelladonna and Opium SuppositoriesFrenchPharmacyNANARenal system/Urinary systemDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2008-05-27T04:00:00ZElaine Lau, BScPhm, PharmD, MSc, RPh000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p>Votre enfant doit prendre le médicament qui contient deux médicaments, la belladone et l'opium.</p><p>Votre enfant doit prendre le médicament qui contient deux médicaments, la belladone (dites : bel-la-do-ne) et l'opium (dites : o-pi-um). Cette fiche de renseignements explique ce que font la belladone et l'opium, comment prendre le médicament et les effets secondaires ou les problèmes que pourrait avoir votre enfant quand il ou elle prend ce médicament. </p><h2>De quelle façon devrais‑je donner ce médicament à mon enfant?</h2> <p>Suivez ces directives quand vous donnez ce médicament à votre enfant :</p> <ul><li>Donnez le médicament par le rectum (dans le derrière). </li> <li>Donnez le médicament à votre enfant exactement de la façon expliquée par votre médecin ou pharmacien. Ne donnez pas de médicament supplémentaire, et ne le donnez pas plus souvent que ce qui vous est dit. Si vous êtes d'avis qu'il ne fonctionne pas adéquatement, parlez à votre médecin. </li></ul> <p>Pour obtenir des directives sur la façon de donner un suppositoire, veuillez consulter les «Directives pour les suppositoires ». </p><h2>Que dois‑je fais si mon enfant oublie une dose?</h2> <p>Habituellement, ce médicament est pris seulement au besoin, mais si votre enfant prend ce médicament à des heures régulières :</p> <ul><li>Donnez la dose oubliée dès que vous y pensez. </li> <li>S'il est presque le temps de la dose suivante, ne donnez pas la dose oubliée. </li> <li>Donnez à votre enfant la dose au moment habituel. </li> <li>Donnez à votre enfant une seule dose à la fois. </li></ul><h2>Quels sont les effets secondaires possibles de ce médicament?</h2> <p>Communiquez avec votre médecin si votre enfant continue d'avoir l'un ou l'autre de ces signes ou symptômes :</p> <ul><li>difficulté à aller à la selle (constipation); </li> <li>dérangement d'estomac, vomissement; </li> <li>fatigue; </li> <li>une bouche ou une gorge sèche; </li> <li>éruptions cutanées, démangeaison. </li></ul> <p>Communiquez immédiatement avec votre médecin si votre enfant a :</p> <ul><li>une vision embrouillée; </li> <li>de la nervosité; </li> <li>de la confusion; </li> <li>des étourdissements; </li> <li>un rythme cardiaque rapide. </li></ul><h2>Quels autres renseignements importants devrais‑je connaître?</h2><ul><li>Ce médicament peut causer de la constipation (difficulté à aller à la selle), en particulier si votre enfant le prend de façon régulière. Pour aider à prévenir cela, il est important que votre enfant suive un régime bien équilibré comprenant des fibres, par exemple des fruits, des légumes et des céréales. Votre enfant devrait également boire plus de liquides pendant qu'il prend ce médicament. </li><li>Vérifiez auprès du médecin de votre enfant ou du pharmacien avant de donner à votre enfant tout autre médicament (produit sur ordonnance ou sans ordonnance). Certains médicaments contre le rhume ou les allergies pourraient rendre votre enfant plus somnolent. </li><li>Conserver les suppositoires entiers à la température de la pièce, loin de la chaleur. Conserver les moitiés ou les quarts de suppositoires au réfrigérateur.<span id="ms-rterangecursor-start" aria-hidden="true"></span><span id="ms-rterangecursor-end" aria-hidden="true"></span><br></li></ul>

 

 

Belladonna and Opium Suppositories85.0000000000000Belladonna and Opium SuppositoriesBelladonna and Opium SuppositoriesBEnglishPharmacyNANARenal system/Urinary systemDrugs and SupplementsCaregivers Adult (19+)NA1996-10-27T04:00:00Z49.00000000000009.00000000000000534.000000000000Drugs (A-Z)Drug A-Z<p class="akh-article-overview">Your child needs to take the medicine that contains two medicines, belladonna and opium. This information sheet explains what belladonna and opium do, how to take it, and what side effects, or problems, your child may have when they take this medici</p><p>Your child needs to take the medicine that contains 2 medicines, belladonna (say: bel-a-DON-a) and opium (say: OH-pee-um). This information sheet explains what belladonna and opium do, how to take the medicine, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine. </p><h2>What are belladonna and opium?</h2> <p>These suppositories contain 2 medicines, belladonna and opium. They are used to treat pain caused by urethral spasms. Spasms may occur after surgery to the urinary tract. Opium provides pain control and belladonna helps stop the spasms. </p><h2>How should I give my child belladonna and opium?</h2> <p>Follow these instructions when giving your child this medicine:</p> <ul><li>Give the medicine by rectum (into the bum). </li> <li>Give your child the medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist tells you to. Do not give extra medicine or give it more often than you are told. If you do not feel that it is working properly, talk to your doctor. </li></ul> <p>For instructions on how to give a suppository, please see "<a href="/Article?contentid=992&language=English">Suppository Instructions</a>." </p><h2>What should I do if my child misses a dose of belladonna and opium?</h2> <p>Usually this medication is taken only as needed, but if your child is taking this medicine at regular times:</p> <ul><li>Give the missed dose as soon as you remember. </li> <li>If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. </li> <li>Give your child the dose at the regular time. </li> <li>Give your child only 1 dose at a time. </li></ul><h2>What are the possible side effects of belladonna and opium?</h2> <p>Call your doctor if your child continues to have any of these signs or symptoms:</p> <ul><li>trouble having a bowel movement (constipation) </li> <li>upset stomach, <a href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">throwing up</a></li> <li>tiredness </li> <li>a dry mouth or throat </li> <li>rash, itching </li></ul> <p>Contact your doctor immediately if your child has:</p> <ul><li>blurred vision </li> <li>nervousness </li> <li>confusion </li> <li>dizziness </li> <li><a href="/Article?contentid=894&language=English">fast heartbeat</a></li></ul><h2>What other important information should I know about belladonna and opium?</h2><ul><li>This medicine may cause <a>constipation</a> (trouble having a bowel movement), especially if your child takes it regularly. To help prevent this, it is important for your child to eat a <a>well-balanced diet which includes fibre</a>, for example fruits, vegetables, and cereal. Your child'should also drink extra liquid while taking this medicine. </li><li>Check with your child's doctor or pharmacist before you give your child any other medicine (prescribed or not prescribed). Some cold or allergy medicines may cause your child to be more drowsy. </li><li>Keep the whole suppositories at room temperature, away from heat. Keep the 1/2 or 1/4 suppositories in the refrigerator.<br></li></ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/ICO_DrugA-Z.pngBelladonna and Opium SuppositoriesBelladonna and Opium Suppositories

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