Mebeverine - Drug Information

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General Information on Mebeverine

Generic Name : Mebeverine

Latest prescription information about Mebeverine. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y55.1 | Therapeutic Classification : Antispasmodics

Why is Mebeverine Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a musculotropic antispasmodic agent without atropic, prescribed for irritable bowel syndrome, and GI tract spasm. It works by relaxing the intestinal muscles causing the problem.

When should Mebeverine not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with paralytic ileus.

What is the dosage of Mebeverine?

Adult: PO- Irritable bowel syndrome; GI tract spasm As HCl: 100 or 135 mg 3 times/day. Extended release 200 mg twice daily. As embonate: 150 mg 3 times/day.

How should Mebeverine be taken?

It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Mebeverine?

Caution should be exercised in patients with liver and kidney impairment, heart block, porphyria, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness, do not drive car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Mebeverine?

GI disturbances, dizziness, headache, sleeplessness, loss of appetite, decreased heart rate and hypersensitivity reactions.

What are the other precautions for Mebeverine?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Mebeverine?

Store it at room temperature.


Schedule : H

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Hello, could it's side effects include lichen planus?

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