Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule

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Composition for Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

Irritable bowel syndrome, Short term anxiety
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule

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Uses of Mebeverine

Mebeverine is used in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome.
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Side effects of Mebeverine

Common

Skin rash.

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How to use Mebeverine

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. Avoid Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule works

Mebeverine relaxes the muscles of the intestine and relieves spasm.
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Uses of Chlordiazepoxide

Chlordiazepoxide is used in the treatment of short term anxiety and alcohol withdrawal.
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Side effects of Chlordiazepoxide

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Sleepiness, Slurred speech, Memory impairment, Fatigue, Uncoordinated body movements, Irritability, Dry mouth, Headache, Constipation, Dizziness, Depression.

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How to use Chlordiazepoxide

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. Avoid Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule with caffeine and chocolate as well as food containing caffeine and chocolate such as tea leaves, cocoa beans.

How Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule works

Chlordiazepoxide is a benzodiazepine. It works by increasing the action of GABA, a chemical messenger which suppresses the abnormal and excessive activity of the nerve cells in the brain.

In Depth Information on Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule

Expert advice for Mebeverine

Take mebeverine tablets 20 minutes before a meal to relive or reduce post meal symptoms.Consult your doctor before you start Mebeverine.
  • 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.
Stop taking mebeverine and consult a doctor if experience severe allergic reactions (difficulty in breathing, swelling of face, neck, tongue or throat).

Expert advice for Chlordiazepoxide

  • If you are taking Chlordiazepoxide for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety, it should not be used more than 4 weeks.
  • It may become less effective over the time.
  • It causes sleepiness or drowsiness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Chlordiazepoxide, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • The addiction / habit-forming potential of Chlordiazepoxide is very high.
Warnings
Special precautions for Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Meva C 135mg/5mg C
apsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule may make you feel drowsy or affect your concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Caution is advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Meva C 135mg/5mg 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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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Meva C 135mg/5mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Mebeverine

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.
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Frequently asked questions for Chlordiazepoxide

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.
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