Eperisone 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.
How does the drug work?
Eperisone 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 effect?
The common Eperisone side effects are dizziness, headache and nausea.
Important Information for use
• People with bone marrow depression should not use Zepcar CR medicine.
• Avoid the Zepcar CR drug if an allergic reaction was seen with an earlier use of carbamazepine.
• Do not take any other antidepressant drugs along with Carbafen tablet. If a MAO-inhibitor drug was used in the past 14 days, then do not take Zepcar CR.
• Call the doctor immediately in the case of skin rash, unusual weakness, bleeding and fever. This is because of the chances of Carbafen side effects such as life-threatening skin rash.
• Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.
• Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.
• Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.
• Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.
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 Eperisone? Consuming alcohol while taking Eperisone does not produce any additional harmful effects other than the usual harm caused by drinking alcohol.
3. How should I take Epripride for IBS? Take the Epripride 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 Epripride? Keep the Epripride in their original container and store below 30 degrees. Do not use the medicine after its expiry date.
5. Can I drive after taking Epripride? Epripride does not usually affect the ability to drive. However, check how you react to the medicine before driving.