|Each capsule contains 60 mg alverine citrate.
Each capsule contains 120 mg alverine citrate.
|Alverine citrate is a spasmolytic which has a specific action on the smooth muscle of the alimentary tract and uterus without affecting the heart, blood vessels and tracheal muscle at therapeutic doses.|
|The relief of smooth muscle spasm in conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, painful diverticular disease of the colon and primary dysmenorrhoea.|
|Immune system disorders: Allergic reaction, anaphylaxis, dyspnoea
Nervous system disorders: Headache, dizziness
Gastrointestinal disorders: Nausea
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Itching, rash
Known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.
|Warnings and precautions|
|See your doctor as soon as possible if:
- you have passed blood from the bowel
- you are feeling sick or vomiting
- you have lost your appetite or lost weight
- you are looking pale and feeling tired
- you are suffering from severe constipation
- you have a fever
- you are or may be pregnant
- you have difficulty or pain passing urine.
|Pregnancy and lactation|
|Although no teratogenic effects have been reported, use during pregnancy or lactation is not recommended.|
|Dosage and Method of administration|
|Adults (including the elderly): 1 capsule one to three times daily.
Children below the age of 12 years: Not recommended.
|Can produce hypotension and atropine-like toxic effects. Management is as for atropine poisoning with supportive therapy for hypotension.|