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Tegibs 2mg Tablet

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Composition for Tegibs 2mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Tegibs 2mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Tegibs Tablet

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Uses of Tegibs Tablet

Tegibs 2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and constipation.
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Tegibs Tablet side effects

Common

Headache, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Tegibs 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. Tegibs 2mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Tegibs Tablet works

Tegibs 2mg Tablet indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.

In Depth Information on Tegibs Tablet

Expert advice for Tegibs Tablet

• Take tegaserod on an empty stomach, shortly before your meal. 
• Discontinue tegaserod immediately if you experience symptoms of ischemic colitis such as rectal bleeding, bloody diarrhea, or new/worsened abdominal pain.
• Seek immediate medical attention if you experience severe diarrhea, lightheadedness, dizziness, fainting, bloody stools, or new or increased stomach pain.
• Exercise caution if you are an elderly patient. 
• Do not drive vehicles or operate heavy machineries as tegaserod may cause dizziness.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding.
• Should not be given to patients allergic to tegaserod or any of its ingredients. 
• Should not be given to patients with history of bowel obstruction (blockage of small or large intestine), symptomatic gallbladder disease, sphincter of Oddi dysfunction (functional disorders leading to abdominal pain due to dysfunction of the Sphincter muscle) or abdominal adhesions (bands of fibrous scar tissue that form on organs in the abdomen.
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Tegibs Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Tegibs Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Tegibs 2mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Tegibs 2mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Tegibs 2mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tegibs 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tegibs 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tegibs 2mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Tegibs 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tegibs 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tegibs 2mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Tegibs Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Tegibs 2mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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