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Mebleaf-C Capsule

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

Introduction

Mebleaf-C Capsule is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome (symptoms include abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, and diarrhea or constipation). It prevents the sudden spasm of muscles to relieve stomach pain and cramps. It also promotes easy passage of gas to reduce stomach discomfort.

Mebleaf-C Capsule is taken without 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 fatigue, confusion, uncoordinated body movements, skin rash, and slurred speech. 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 and sleepiness, 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 sleepiness.

Lifestyle modifications like having fiber-rich diet, avoiding foods that trigger your symptoms, increasing fluid intake and regular exercise can help you to get better results. Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases. You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Mebleaf-C Capsule

Side effects of Mebleaf-C Capsule

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 Mebleaf-C

  • Sleepiness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Confusion
  • Uncoordinated body movements
  • Abnormality of voluntary movements
  • Skin rash
  • Slurred speech

How to use Mebleaf-C Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Mebleaf-C Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Mebleaf-C Capsule works

Mebleaf-C Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Mebeverine and Chlordiazepoxide. Mebeverine is an antispasmodic medicine which relaxes the muscles of the intestine and relieves spasm. Chlordiazepoxide is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of a chemical messenger (GABA) which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Mebleaf-C Capsule.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mebleaf-C Capsule 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 Mebleaf-C Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Mebleaf-C Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
As Mebleaf-C Capsule may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mebleaf-C Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mebleaf-C Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Mebleaf-C Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Mebleaf-C Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised in patients with severe liver disease.

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FAQs

Q. Can Mebleaf-C Capsule cause withdrawal symptoms?

Yes, Mebleaf-C Capsule may cause withdrawal symptoms. Do not stop taking Mebleaf-C Capsule all of a sudden. Stopping Mebleaf-C Capsule suddenly can cause seizures, shaking, stomach and muscle cramps, vomiting and sweating. Consult with your doctor before stopping Mebleaf-C Capsule.

Q. Can I drink alcohol while taking Mebleaf-C Capsule?

No, avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking Mebleaf-C Capsule. Drinking alcohol can increase the risk of side effects like drowsiness or sleepiness.

Q. Can the use of Mebleaf-C Capsule cause sleepiness or drowsiness?

Yes, Mebleaf-C Capsule may make you feel drowsy or sleepy. Avoid driving, operating any machines, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities at the start of your treatment. Inform your doctor if you experience such episodes while taking this medicine.

Q. What precautions do I need to take while using Mebleaf-C Capsule?

Mebleaf-C Capsule should not be taken along with opioid-like substances as it contains chlordiazepoxide. Use of opioids along with chlordiazepoxide may cause excessive sedation (state of calm or sleep), respiratory depression and eventually coma or death. Inform your doctor about all the medicines that you are taking if you are advised to take Mebleaf-C Capsule.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Mebleaf-C Capsule?

Keep this medicine in 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.

Q. What are the symptoms of overdose of Mebleaf-C Capsule?

Both Mebeverine and Chlordiazepoxide show different symptoms of overdose. Chlordiazepoxide can cause sleepiness, reflexes, confusion and coma. Whereas, Mebeverine can cause CNS excitability which is mild and reversible. Inform the doctor in case you take a higher dose and any of these symptoms appear.

Q. Can the use of Mebleaf-C Capsule cause constipation?

Yes, the use of Mebleaf-C Capsule can cause constipation. Eat high-fiber foods like vegetables, fruits and cereals, and drink plenty of water. Exercise regularly by engaging in activities like swimming, jogging or taking a walk. Consult a doctor if the constipation persists for a long duration.

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References

  1. Mebeverine hydrochloride. Châtillon-sur-Chalaronne, France: Mylan Laboratories SAS; 2016. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Drugs.com. Chlordiazepoxide Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 20 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Mebeverine hydrochloride. Potters Bar, Hertfordshire: Mylan Products Ltd.; 2005 [revised 26 Aug. 2016]. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride. Ashford, Kent: Kent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 2003 [revised 16 Aug. 2018]. (online) Available from:External Link

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