- Helps to reduce pain
- Effective treatment for IBS
- Relaxes stomach muscle
Mebeverine Tablets – Antispasmodic drug which reduces stomach cramps and other symptoms associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Also knows by the brand name “Colofac“, it works by reducing stomach spasms, bloating and intestinal cramps.
About Mebeverine Tablets
IBS tablet Mebeverine
Mebeverine is an antispasmotic drug, used for the symptomatic treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) including painful stomach spasms and intestinal cramps.
Mebeverine works to relax specific muscles around the stomach and the intestine, helping to ease the symptoms of IBS.
Buscopan v Mebeverine
Both Buscopan and Mebeverine contain different active ingredients, but work in a similar way as an antispasmodic drug to ease the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
It is not recommended that you use both treatments simultaneously to treat symptoms of IBS. Using both treatments will not necessarily be any more effective then using a single treatment.
Mebeverine tablet uses & side effects
Mebeverine belongs to a group of drugs known as antispasmodics. They work to reduce the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (also commonly known as IBS), including stomach cramps and painful intestinal spasms.
Like all medication, Mebeverine also has side effects that some people may experience whilst using the treatment. These can include:
Most of these side effects are short term, and generally improve after a few doses.
If any side effects persist, it is advisable to stop the treatment and speak to your GP or doctor.
Mebeverine reviews are positive overall.
For most people, Mebeverine is a very effective treatment to the painful symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
It is always recommended that you should get an accurate diagnosis of IBS from your own GP or doctor before ordering the medication online.
Fybogel-Mebeverine is a combination of bulk laxitive called Fybogel - which increases the fibre in the stomach, and Mebeverine - which is an antispasmodic drug.
The combination of the two, makes it easier to pass stools, and reduce the cramping and spasms of the stomach and intestine.
Both these drugs are available on their own as either Fybogel sachets, or Mebeverine tablets.
Often sufferers of IBS find that the extra fibre can make the stomach cramps more painful, and so may opt to use Mebeverine on its own instead of alongside Fybogel.
Mebeverine on its own is a 135mg film-coated tablet, available on prescription from a private doctor or through your GP.
Fybogel is available without a prescription , from your local pharmacy.
Mebeverine hydrochloride uses
Mebeverine is a type of medication known as an antispasmodic.
Mebeverine helps to ease the symptoms of painful stomach cramps and spasms often associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
Mebeverine is available as a film-coated tablet 135mg tablet, or under the brand name Colofac as a 200mg slow-release capsule.
Mebeverine over the counter
Mebeverine is available to buy over the counter from a pharmacy in small packs of 15 tablets to treat symptoms of IBS, and is also available on prescription from a prescriber or a GP ,if you prefer larger pack sizes for management of ongoing IBS treatment.
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