Colofac (Mebeverine HCL)
What is Colofac (Mebeverine HCL) used for?
Colofac (Mebeverine HCL) is in a class of medications known as antispasmodics, and is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome, chronic irritable colon, spastic constipation, mucous colitis, spastic colitis and other similar conditions. This medication works by relieving pain and spasms in the intestine, and helping to relieve spasms.
How should I use Colofac (Mebeverine HCL)?
Colofac (Mebeverine HCL) tablets should be taken by mouth. You may be told to take 1 tablet 3 times per day. After a few weeks of treatment, your physician may gradually reduce your dosage. Patients are sometimes advised to take these tablets 20 minutes before eating, as symptoms are usually strongest after meals.
What are the side effects of Colofac (Mebeverine HCL)?
Colofac (Mebeverine HCL) may cause side effects, such as fever or a decrease in platelets in the blood. If this occurs, or if you notice any other side effects, you should consult your physician immediately.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Colofac (Mebeverine HCL). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.