This page contains brief details about the drug , it's indication, dosage & administaration, mechanism of action, related brands with strength, warnings and common side effects.

Background and Date of Approval

Mebeverine is an antispasmodic drug developed by the U.S. Food And Drug Administration and initially approved for treating irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

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Mebeverine works by relaxing the smooth muscles of the intestines, which can become overly sensitive and contract abnormally in individuals with IBS. This relaxation helps alleviate abdominal pain, cramps, and other related symptoms.

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Mebeverine is used to relieve symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a common gastrointestinal disorder. It helps to reduce muscle spasms in the intestines, which can lead to abdominal pain, cramps, and discomfort.

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Take the Mebeverine as advised by your physician. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the capsule if your doctor advises you to stop.

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This drug contains sucrose as an inactive ingredient in which the body is unable to digest or process certain types of sugars, which can lead to digestive discomfort, bloating, abdominal pain, and other symptoms. If you have sugar intolerance, inform your doctor before starting this therapy.  Limited information is available about the safety of this drug for pregnant women. If you are pregnant or think you might be pregnant, it is necessary to consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking Mebeverine. The use of this drug is not recommended during breastfeeding. If you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed, it's important to avoid consuming this drug. 


Mebeverine should not be taken by individuals who have a known hypersensitivity or allergy to the medication or any of its components. If you fall into this category, it's essential to avoid using this drug and discuss alternative treatment with your physician. If you have liver or kidney problems, it's important to inform your doctor before taking this drug. This medicine is not intended for use in adults and children below 18 years of age.

Side Effects

The side effects known to occur commonly during the treatment with Mebeverine are skin rash, redness, and itchy skin. Some serious side effects include difficulty breathing, and swelling of the face, neck, tongue, or throat. 

Word Of Advice

While there are no known significant interactions with alcohol or grapefruit juice, it's generally a good idea to limit alcohol intake and avoid grapefruit juice while taking Mebeverine to ensure safety.

Frequently Asked Question


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The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice; it is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you are eligible to receive this treatment.