Table of contents

  • Brand Names
  • Chemistry
  • Pharmacologic Category
  • Mechanism of Action
  • Therapeutic Use
  • Pregnancy and Lactation Implications
  • Contraindications
  • Warnings and Precautions
  • Adverse Reactions
  • Drug Interactions
  • Dosage
  • Special Considerations

Brand Names


Bulgaria: Dicetel; France: Dicetel, Pinaverium; Greece: Bacin, Dicetel; Hungary: Dicetel; Italy: Dicetel; Lithuania: Dicetel; Luxembourg: Dicetel; Portugal: Dicetel; Slovakia: Dicetel; Spain: Eldicet.

North America

Canada: Dicetel.

Latin America

Argentina: Dicetel, Nulite; Brazil: Dicetel; Mexico: Dicetel, Distental, Diver, Lutropen, Pakab, Zerpyco.

Drug combinations


Pinaverium Bromide: C~26~H~41~Br~2~NO~4~. Mw: 591.42. 4-(6-Bromoveratryl)-4-[2-[2-(6,6-dimethyl-2-norpinyl)ethoxy]ethyl]morpholinium bromide. CAS-53251-94-8; CAS-59995-65-2 (pinaverium).

Pharmacologic Category

GI Drugs, Miscellaneous; Calcium Channel Blocker. (ATC-Code: A03AX04).

Mechanism of action

Blocks influx of calcium via voltage-sensitive channels within smooth muscle cells of GI tract.

Therapeutic use

Treatment and relief of symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome. Treatment of symptoms related to functional disorders of biliary tract.

Pregnancy and lactiation implications

There are no adequate, well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Use not recommended in pregnant or nursing women.

Unlabeled use


Hypersensitivity to pinaverium or any component of the formulation.

Warnings and precautions

Increased angina and/or MI occurred with initiation or dosage titration of calcium channel blockers. May cause esophageal irritation (avoid use in possible gastroesophageal reflux or hiatal hernia). Symptomatic hypotension with or without syncope can rarely occur. Most common side-effect is peripheral edema. Reflex tachycardia might occur. Avoid use as treatment for GI motility dysfunction associated with underlying disease states. Use with caution in hepatic impairment, and in idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis.



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