Uses of OpeVerin
Opeverin has the main active ingredient Mebeverine 135mg. Opeverin is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome, chronic colon irritation, spasmodic constipation, spastic colitis, and inflammation of the colon lining. The drug is prepared in the form of film-coated tablets and packed in boxes of 5 blisters x 10 tablets.
1. Indications for taking Opeverin
Opeverin is used in the following specific cases:
Irritable bowel syndrome Conditions: Inflammation of the colon lining, chronic irritable colon, spasmodic constipation, spasmodic colitis followed by abdominal pain, persistent diarrhea, bloating, persistent diarrhea and muscle tension. Secondary gastrointestinal spasm.
2. How to use Opeverin effectively
2.1. Dosage and Administration Opeverin is available in capsule form and is administered orally. The patient should swallow the tablet whole with water, do not chew the tablet. Adults and children > 10 years: Use the usual dose of 1 tablet (135mg) x 3 times/day, should be taken 20 minutes before meals. 2.2. Treatment when missed dose, overdose Mebeverin? In the process of using the drug, if the patient uses high doses, it will stimulate the central nervous system. However, these symptoms are often absent or mild and quickly disappear. There is currently no recommended treatment. Patients should immediately call 911 Emergency Center or go to the nearest medical facility for treatment.
If the patient forgets to take a dose, take it as soon as possible when he remembers. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the make up dose and take it as usual and do not take a double dose.
3. Contraindications to taking Opeverin
Do not use Opeverin in case the patient is hypersensitive or has a history of allergy to Mebeverine or any of the excipients in the drug.
4. What side effects does Opeverin cause?
During the use of the drug Mebeverine is usually very well tolerated. However, patients may experience some side effects when using Mebeverin for treatment such as:
Allergic reactions Erythema, urticaria Angioedema Patients should inform their doctor, pharmacist of unwanted effects. encountered while taking the drug.
5. Note when using treatment Opeverin
Patients need to pay attention to the following things carefully when using Opeverin treatment:
Mebeverin is not used for children > 10 years old, pregnant and lactating women. Currently, there are no studies on the effects of Mebeverin when driving, operating machinery or working at height. However, it should be used with caution in this case. There have been no reports of drug interactions. Patients should follow the instructions of their doctor or pharmacist before taking the medicine. Do not arbitrarily use the drug without an indication for treatment with Opeverin to minimize unwanted side effects.
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