ORION PHARMA LTD.
Alverine Citrate is indicated in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), also can be used for a condition of the large intestine called painful diverticular disease of the colon and to relieve period pains.
Alverine Citrate is an anti-spasmodic medicine. It relaxes the muscles in the intestine (gut) and uterus (womb). This helps to stop the pain when the muscles become tense.
The usual dose is 60-120 mg 3 times a day.
Hypersensitivity to Alverine Citrate or any of the other ingredients of the capsule, Having obstruction of the gut.
Yellowing of the whites of the eyes and the skin, as inflammation of the liver has been known to occur. Difficulties in breathing, shortness of breath, wheezing, swelling of face or other parts of body. A feeling of sickness or dizziness. Headache. Allergic reactions, which may include itching or skin rash.
The safety of Alverine Citrate during pregnancy and breastfeeding is not established. It is not recommended for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Alverine Citrate can produce hypotension and Atropine-like toxic effects. Management is as for Atropine poisoning with supportive therapy for hypotension.
Aging 40 years or over. Blood passed from the bowel. Feeling sick or vomiting. Having lost appetite or weight