Modern Approaches to the Elimination of Visceral Pain


Yurii Kobeliatskyi


In modern medicine, one of the most common situations requiring emergency care is biliary or renal colic as a manifestation of abdominal pain syndrome. In both cases, smooth muscle spasm plays an important role in the pathogenesis of visceral pain syndrome. Taking into account the fact that, regardless of the chosen treatment tactics, at the first stage it is necessary to stop pain, the question arises about the choice of a drug strategy for the relief of these conditions. It used to be thought that the more intense the pain, the more indications for the prescription of narcotic drugs, which were considered reference analgesics. In recent years, the world has become embroiled in an «opioid crisis». This prompted clinicians to consider the use of drugs from other groups, namely, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and antispasmodics alone or in combination, which turned out to be no less effective and, often, safer in comparison with narcotic analgesics.

New opportunities for effective treatment of visceral pain are opened by the drug Neospastil® (PJSC «Pharmaceutical Company «Darnitsa»), which combines the benefits of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (ketorolac tromethamine) with antispasmodic effect of cholinolytics, ganglioblockers and phenytoin phenytoin. The drug increases the effectiveness of analgesia, as well as the control of muscle spasm.


How to Cite
Kobeliatskyi, Y. (2021). Modern Approaches to the Elimination of Visceral Pain. Health of Man, (1), 40–46.
For practicing physicians
Author Biography

Yurii Kobeliatskyi, Dnipro State Medical University

Yurii Yu. Kobeliatskyi,

Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care


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