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Benizep SR Capsule
Salt Composition : Mebeverine
Manufacturer : LA RENON HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
10 Capsule(s) In A Strip
Introduction to Benizep Sr Capsule
Benizep SR Capsule contains an active component called Chlordiazepoxide and Mebeverine. It is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The main symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome are spasms, stomach pain, feeling bloated, diarrhea, and pellet-like or ribbon-like stools. This medicine relieves the symptoms and excessive anxiety associated with IBS. It is not advisable for children and adolescents under the age of 18.
If you are hypersensitive to Benizep SR Capsule or any of its components, you should avoid this medication. Talk to your doctor if you have a history of drug or alcohol abuse, mental illness, myasthenia gravis (muscle weakness disorder), severe liver disorders, breathing problems, kidney disorders, or recently suffered a loss of loved ones before taking this medication. Do not drink alcohol while taking Benizep SR Capsule, as you may feel drowsy.
Uses of Benizep Sr Capsule
- Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
Therapeutic Effects of Benizep Sr Capsule
Chlordiazepoxide increases the concentration of inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA and chloride ions. This reduces the excitation of the neurons, producing muscle relaxation and sedation. Mebeverine is an antispasmodic that relaxes the muscles by inhibiting gastrointestinal propulsive motility and gastric acid secretion.
Interaction of Benizep Sr Capsule with other drugs
Inform the doctor about your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with the Benizep SR Capsule, reducing effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.
More Information about Benizep Sr Capsule
- Stored at controlled room temperature, between 15°C and 25°C
- Keep away from moisture, heat, and light.
- It should not be frozen.
- Keep away from children and pets.
How to consume Benizep Sr Capsule
Benizep SR Capsule is administered orally, meaning that it is taken by mouth. The healthcare provider will determine the dosage and duration of treatment based on the specific infection and individual factors.
Safety Advices for Benizep Sr Capsule
Benizep SR Capsule may cause harm to the unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant before taking this medication.
Consult your healthcare provider before taking Benizep SR Capsule if breastfeeding.
Consult your health care provider before taking Benizep SR Capsule if you have lung diseases.
If you have a liver condition or are concerned about the safety of Benizep SR Capsule, it is recommended to consult your healthcare provider for personalized advice.
It is not safe to consume alcohol while taking Benizep SR Capsule, as you may feel drowsy.
It is not safe to take Benizep SR Capsule while driving as it may affect your concentration or make you feel tired.
Side Effects of Benizep Sr Capsule
Benizep SR Capsule causes some side effects like all medications, although not everyone will experience them.
- Severe allergic reactions
- Bleeding problems
- Skin rash, itching
- Difficulty in controlling movements
- Slurred speech
- Lack of coordination
Word of Advice
Do not take Benizep SR Capsule at least two hours before or after taking other medicines as it may interact with other medicines. Inform your doctor if you have an enlarged prostate gland, glaucoma, or trouble passing urine. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. If you miss a dose of this medication, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Q 1. Can Benizep SR Capsule cause withdrawal symptoms?
Yes, Benizep SR Capsule may cause withdrawal symptoms. Do not stop taking it all of a sudden. Stopping it suddenly can cause seizures, shaking, stomach and muscle cramps, vomiting, and sweating. Consult with your doctor before stopping it.
Q 2. Can I drink alcohol while taking Benizep SR Capsule?
No, avoid drinking alcohol while you are taking Benizep SR Capsule. Drinking alcohol can increase the risk of side effects like drowsiness or sleepiness.
Q 3. Can the use of Benizep SR Capsule Tablet cause sleepiness or drowsiness?
Yes, Benizep SR Capsule may make you feel tired 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 4. Does Benizep SR Capsule cause dependence?
Benizep SR Capsule may cause dependence in patients, especially when taken at high doses, for longer durations, or in patients with a history of drug abuse or alcoholism. Therefore, take it only as prescribed.
Q 5. Does Benizep SR Capsule cause dizziness?
Dizziness may be a side effect of Benizep SR Capsule. However, you are recommended to avoid driving if you feel dizzy after taking it.
Q 6. Does Benizep SR Capsule reduce stomach pain?
Yes, Benizep SR Capsule reduces stomach pain, an irritable bowel syndrome symptom. It contains Mebeverine, an antispasmodic agent that reduces spasms, cramps, and stomach pain. However, please consult a doctor before taking it.
Fact Box of Benizep Sr Capsule
Molecule name: Chlordiazepoxide and Mebeverine
Therapeutic class: Gastrointestinal
Pharmacological class: 'Antispasmodics
Indications: Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
- Goodman & Gilman’s, The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Treatment of disorders of bowel motility and water flux, 12th edition, 2011, 1341.
- KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Drugs Used in Mental Illness: Antidepressant and Antianxiety Drugs, 7th edition, 2013, 466.
- La Renon Healthcare Private Ltd, https://www.larenon.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/BENIZEP-LBL.pdf
- Athlone Laboratories Ltd, Electronic medicines compendium (EMC), [ Revised on May 2018] [ Accessed on 7th Nov 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.4044.pdf
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