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Colospa Retard 200 MG Tablet 10

Colospa Retard 200 MG Tablet 10

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    • Rs. 175.00

    Uses :

    Mebeverine hydrochloride is the active ingredient of Colospa Retard. Colospa Retard uses include treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It is mainly used to treat the symptoms of IBS which include spasms and pain in the intestine, bloating, winds, diarrhea, and deformed stools.

    Mode of drug action


    Mebeverine uses are mainly due to its antispasmodic activity. It acts on the smooth muscles of the intestine to alter their contractile activity, thus, relieving the spasms.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common mebeverine side effects are dizziness, headache and nausea.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Children and adolescents aged less than 18 years should not use this medicine. Colospa tablets used for this age group, is more likely to cause side effects.

    • Cautious use of the medicine is required by people aged above 40, who have blood in stools, and those who traveled recently abroad.

    • Pregnant women, those planning for pregnancy, and breastfeeding women should take the medicine only under a physician’s guidance. This is to ensure the safety of the medicine for the baby.

    • If other drugs are needed while using Colospa Retard, a doctor’s confirmation is needed. Taking other medicines with Colospa Retard can lead to unwanted drug interactions. This is especially high with drugs acting on the brain (e.g. donepezil, bupropion, etc.).

    • The Colospa Retard used for symptomatic treatment of IBS shows it effect usually in 2 weeks. If not, talk to a doctor.

    • If liver or kidney problems or any other illnesses are present, let the doctor know them before taking the Colospa Retard medicine.

    • For further information such as Colospa Retard uses and safety, check the label.

    • Do not take the Colospa tablet, if a hypersensitivity reaction (allergic reaction) has been observed with the use of mebeverine hydrochloride in the past.

    What else should I know?

    1. Can I follow any specific diet to reduce the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome? You may take high fiber diet to overcome some of the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.

    2. Is it harmful to drink alcohol while using mebeverine tablets? Consuming alcohol while taking mebeverine does not produce any additional harmful effects other than the usual harm caused by drinking alcohol.

    3. How should I take Colospa Retard tablets for IBS? Take the Colospa Retard tablets at least 20 minutes before having food. This is because the symptoms of IBS are usually strong after a meal. Swallow the tablets without chewing or crushing them.

    4. How to store Colospa Retard tablets? Keep the Colospa Retard tablets in their original container and store below 30 degrees. Do not use the medicine after its expiry date.

    5. Can I drive after taking Colospa Retard tablets? Colospa Retard does not usually affect the ability to drive. However, check how you react to the medicine before driving.

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