food interaction for CLISTARM
alcohol interaction for CLISTARM
pregnancy interaction for CLISTARM
lactation interaction for CLISTARM
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for CLISTARM
How it works
Common side effects
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for CLISTARM
Expert advice for CLISTARM
- if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
- if you have had any diseases of the bowel, apart from irritable bowel syndrome.
- if you have liver or kidney problems.
Frequently asked questions for CLISTARM
Q.What is mebeverine/Colospa/Colospa retard/ Mebaspa/Mebiz-SR/Morease used for?
Colospa/Colospa retard/ Mebaspa/Mebiz-SR/Morease are all trade name for the active medicine mebeverine. It is mainly used to treat and relieve symptoms of inflammatory bowel syndrome such as cramps in the abdomen, pain, gas, bloating and changes in bowel habits
Q.Can mebeverine be used for period pain?
Mebeverine mainly acts on the smooth muscles of the intestine. Hence, it is used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach and intestines (gut). It is particularly useful in treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and similar conditions. It is not known whether it can be used for period pain
Q.Can I take mebeverine with buscopan?
Buscopan contains butylscopolamine which is also an antispasmodic like mebeverine. Taking mebeverine and buscopan together will provide added effect, but can cause additive side-effects. Consult your doctor before taking mebeverine and buscopan together
Q.Can I take mebeverine with Omeprazole/Lansoprazole?
There are no known serious drug interactions between mebeverine and omeprazole/lansoprazole. Consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on mebeverine
Q.Can I take mebeverine with Imodium/Loperamide?
There are no known serious drug interactions between mebeverine and Imodium/ Loperamide. Consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on mebeverine
Q.Can I take mebeverine with paracetamol/ Co codamol?
There are no known serious drug interactions between mebeverine and paracetamol and co codamol preparation which contains codeine with paracetamol. Consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on mebeverine
Q.Can I take mebeverine with antibiotics?
There are no known serious drug interactions between mebeverine and antibiotics. Consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on mebeverine
Q.Is mebeverine a laxative?
No, mebeverine is not a laxative; it belongs to a group of medicines called antispasmodics. It acts as a direct relaxant of the smooth muscles of the gut and relieves painfull contractions
Q.Does mebeverine help constipation or stop diarrhea?
Mebeverine may cause constipation; however, it has no known effects on stopping diarrhea
Q.Does mebeverine reduce bloating?
Yes, mebeverine reduces all symptoms of inflammatory bowel syndrome such as abdominal cramps, pain, gas, and bloating
Q.Does mebeverine affect pill/contraceptive pill?
No, there are no known interactions between mebeverine and contraceptive pills. Consult your doctor about all medications currently taken before starting and while on mebeverine
Q.Is mebeverine anticholinergic?
Yes, mebeverine is a synthetic anticholinergic agent
Q.Is mebeverine a prescription /over the counter medicine?
Mebeverine is available over the counter. However, do not self-medicate and consult your doctor about your symptoms before taking mebeverine
Q.How long can I take mebeverine for?
Take mebeverine as directed by your doctor.
Q.Does chlordiazepoxide work and what does chlordiazepoxide treat?
Chlordiazepoxide is used for the short-term (2-4 weeks only) treatment of severe anxiety, which may occur alone or in association with sleeping problems (insomnia) or personality/behavioral disorders. It may also be used to treat muscle spasms, and to relieve alcohol withdrawal symptoms
Q.Is chlordiazepoxide/chlordiazepoxide + clidinium a narcotic/controlled drug or substance?
Chlordiazepoxide is not a narcotic drug. Chlordiazepoxide is classified by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a Schedule IV controlled substance. Any medicine which contains chlordiazepoxide alone or in combination with other drugs will be treated as a controlled substance and will require prescription for purchase
Q.Is chlordiazepoxide a benzodiazepine?
Chlordiazepoxide belongs to a group of medicines known as benzodiazepines
Q.Is chlordiazepoxide addictive?
Yes. Chlordiazepoxide is not recommended for long term use as it may increase the risk of dependence
Q.Is chlordiazepoxide the same as diazepam?
No. Chlordiazepoxide and diazepam are not the same; however, they both belong to the same class of drug known as benzodiazepines
Q.Is chlordiazepoxide stronger than Xanax?
Xanax is a trade name for active drug alprazolam which belongs to the same group of medicines as chlordiazepoxide called benzodiazepines. Chlordiazepoxide used to treat anxiety disorders, alcohol withdrawal symptoms, or muscle spasms. Xanax (alprazolam) is used to treat severe anxiety and severe anxiety associated with depression
Q.Can I take ibuprofen with chlordiazepoxide?
Chlordiazepoxide has no known harmful interaction with ibuprofen. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q.Does chlordiazepoxide make you sleepy?
Yes, chlordiazepoxide may make you sleepy
Q.Does chlordiazepoxide cause weight gain/constipation?
Chlordiazepoxide is not known to cause weight gain/ constipation
Q.Does chlordiazepoxide get you high?
Chlordiazepoxide does have the risk of causing dependence on long term use due to the calming effects, which may be described by some as ‘getting high
Q.Does chlordiazepoxide expire?
Yes. Chlordiazepoxide drug has expiry date. Refer to the label instruction of the medicine for detailed information regarding expiry of the drug.