What are Mebeverine Tablets?
Mebeverine is a medicine used for the relief of the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome or IBS and related intestinal disorders caused by spasms in the muscles of the intestines, including chronic irritable colon, mucous colitis, spastic constipation, and spastic colitis.
Mebeverine is to be used by adults and children over 10 years of age. However, specialists at times prescribe mebeverine for intestinal spasms in younger children.
Mebeverine is for use by those who have been previously diagnosed with IBS by a doctor.
How do Mebeverine Tablets work?
Mebeverine hydrochloride is an antispasmodic medicine. It works by relaxing the muscle in the walls of the intestines, relieving painful muscle spasms in the gut and reduces related symptoms like colicky abdominal cramps and pain, wind, bloating, and diarrhoea alternating with constipation.
What are the benefits of taking Mebeverine Tablets?
Mebeverine is effective in providing relief to the painful muscle spasms in the gut. It effectively reduces the symptoms that are associated with irritable bowel syndrome and related intestinal disorders.
One tablet of Mebeverine should be taken up to three times a day, ideally around 20 minutes before your usual main meals. Swallow each tablet with plenty of water – do not chew them.
Not everyone will experience side effects when they take Mebeverine, however if you do they may include:
Skin irritations, bloating, dry mouth, heartburn
- Active ingredient
- Mebeverine hydrochloride 135mg
- Inactive ingredients
- Core tablet
- Lactose monohydrate
- Cellulose, microcrystalline
- Povidone Sodium Starch Glycolate
- Magnesium Stearate
- Water purified
- Opadry white Y-1-7000 containing the following;
- Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (E464)
- Titanium Dioxide (E171)
- Polyethylene Glycol