Colospa Retard Cap

383.69

15 capsules in 1 strip

MANUFACTURER
Abbott
SALT COMPOSITION
Mebeverine (200mg)
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Description

Overview

INTRODUCTION

Colospa Retard Capsule is a prescription medicine used to treat and relieve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome such as stomach pain and spasm, cramps in the abdomen, gas, bloating and changes in bowel habits. This medicine relaxes muscles of the intestine and relieves spasm.

Colospa Retard Capsule should be taken in a dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is swallowed whole with a drink of water preferably 20 minutes before a meal to relieve or reduce post meal symptoms. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Remember following lifestyle modifications like having fiber rich diet, increase fluid intake and regular exercise can help you to get better results.

This medicine has very less or minimal side effects but it may cause skin rash sometimes. Be cautious as it is important to stop the medication and inform the doctor if you encounter difficulty in breathing or swelling of face, neck, tongue or throat.

Before taking this medicine, you should let your doctor know if you have liver and kindly problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

USES OF COLOSPA CAPSULE

  • Irritable bowel syndrome

SIDE EFFECTS OF COLOSPA CAPSULE

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Colospa

  • Skin rash

HOW TO COPE WITH SIDE EFFECTS?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Skin rash
    There are many treatments for a wide range of skin problems. Avoid hot showers or baths because hot water can irritate the skin. Make sure to pat dry your skin after a bath or shower. Do not rub or scratch the affected area. Leave the skin exposed to the air as much as possible. Do not use perfumed soaps or deodorants. Water containing chlorine can make most skin problems worse, so avoid swimming. Avoid spicy foods, alcohol, tobacco smoke and caffeine as it may also make itching worse. Avoid excessive sun exposure. Always use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. Moisturizers can be used regularly to soothe and hydrate the affected area. If it does not get better within a week, speak to a pharmacist or doctor.

HOW TO USE COLOSPA CAPSULE

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Colospa Retard Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

HOW COLOSPA CAPSULE WORKS

Colospa Retard Capsule relaxes the muscles of the intestine and relieves spasm.

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Colospa Retard Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.
warnings

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Colospa Retard Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Colospa Retard Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Driving

SAFE
Colospa Retard Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Colospa Retard Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Colospa Retard Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised in patients with severe kidney disease.
warnings

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Colospa Retard Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Colospa Retard Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised in patients with severe liver disease.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE COLOSPA CAPSULE?

If you miss a dose of Colospa Retard Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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