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Anticholinergic Adult

Mebeverine - What is it for

​Mebeverine is used to treat symptoms of abdominal cramps and spasms. This includes symptomatic treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and other conditions of the stomach and bowel.

Mebeverine - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Mebeverine cause?

​Some patients experience mild side effects such as skin reactions, nausea, dizziness and headaches. If these side effects become bothersome, please consult your healthcare professional.

The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:

  • Swollen face/eyes/lips/tongue
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Itchy skin rashes over your whole body

If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.

Before taking Mebeverine, what precautions must I follow?

​Inform your healthcare professional if:

  • You are allergic to this medication or any of the other ingredients of this medication.
  • You are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
  • You are taking any other medications, including supplements, traditional medications and herbal remedies.
  • You have a blockage in the gut or have a history of such a condition.

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Mebeverine?

​There are no specific foods or medications you need to avoid when taking this medication.

Mebeverine - Dosage and How to Use

How should Mebeverine be used?

  • Do not stop taking your medication without checking with your healthcare professional.
  • Take this medication half to one hour before food.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

What should I do if I overdose?

Mebeverine - Handling

How should I handle Mebeverine safely?

Mebeverine - Storage

How should I store Mebeverine?

Keep away from children;#Keep in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight;#

How should I dispose of Mebeverine safely?

​Pack this medication into a black trash bag and seal it tightly before throwing into the rubbish chute or bin.

Mebeverine - Additional Information

  • Updated on Sunday, January 31, 2021
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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