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Colibest Tablet

Prescription Required
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Colibest Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of abdominal pain. It works effectively to reduce abdominal pain, bloating, discomfort and cramps by relaxing the muscles of the stomach and gut. It also blocks certain chemical messengers that cause pain, inflammation and fever.

Colibest Tablet is taken with food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, dryness in the mouth, feeling thirsty, and increased liver enzymes. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It may also cause dizziness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your dizziness.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. You should also tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you.

Uses of Colibest Tablet

Side effects of Colibest Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Colibest

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Feeling thirsty
  • Dizziness
  • Increased liver enzymes

How to use Colibest Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Colibest Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Colibest Tablet works

Colibest Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Drotaverine and Nimesulide, which relieves abdominal pain. Drotaverine is an anti-spasmodic medicine which relieves spasms associated with smooth muscles. Nimesulide is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Colibest Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Colibest Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Colibest Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Colibest Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Colibest Tablet may cause vertigo.
Kidney
CAUTION
Colibest Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Colibest Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Colibest Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
UNSAFE
Colibest Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

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Actually i am surffering from kidney stone and because kidney stone i am suffering from stomache and also i am having pain in bladder
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Kidney stone cause sever abdominal pain. consult a Surgeon
In varicocele there are continues abdominal pain and hazy stomach and nausea filling are observed or not and also suggest treatment for varicocele
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Treatment of varicocele is surgeryThere is no nausea or abdominal pain
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Colibest Tablet when my pain is relieved?

Colibest Tablet is usually used for short term and can be discontinued if there is no pain. However, it should be continued if your doctor told you to do so.

Q. Can the use of Colibest Tablet cause damage to the liver?

Colibest Tablet contains nimesulide. This medicine is known to cause harm to the liver especially in the doses above the recommended level. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may further increase your risk of liver damage. Use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with underlying liver disease. Contact your doctor immediately if you notice any early signs and symptoms of liver damage. The symptoms may include fever, rash, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, stomach pain, dark urine, yellow skin or eyes, and abnormal liver enzymes.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Colibest Tablet?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Colibest Tablet can lead to increased chances of side effects. If you experience increased severity of your symptoms, that are not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Colibest Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. PubChem. Drotaverine. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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