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Tibs 6 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Tibs Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Tibs 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. Tibs 6 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Tibs Tablet works

Tibs 6 mg Tablet indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.

Tibs Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Tibs 6 mg 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 Tibs 6 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Tibs 6 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tibs 6 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tibs 6 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tibs 6 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Tibs 6 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tibs 6 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tibs 6 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Tibs Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Tibs 6 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Tibs 6 mg Tablet
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TAGON 6 MG TABLET
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Expert Advice

• 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tibs

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I am having irregular bowel movements. My stools are normal and I don't suffer from constipation. I just have to poop every time I go to urinate. I even have to poop 3-4 times at night and 5-6 times during day. What could be the reason for it and what could be its cure?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
It may be irritable bowel syndrome. Take stop ibs tablet 1 tab thrice in a day
Dear sir . I am suffering from irritable bowel syndrome since 5 or 6 years. I have always been suffering heaviness in my lower abdomen . I feel loose motion or ever constipation . Digestion is not good . I feel pain in abdomen .
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Gastroenterologist
Treatment of ibs is very personalized and its not possible on online platform . B in constant follow up of ur gastroenterologist
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FAQs

Q. Is Tibs available?

Tibs is banned in India.

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