Alverine Citrate 60mg Capsules
- Treatment of IBS
- Relaxes muscles in the digestive system
- Helps to reduce pain
Alverine Citrate 60mg Capsules
Alverine citrate is a medicine that is used as an antispasmodic. As a result of this action, alverine citrate reduces the movement of muscles in the digestive system and uterus, which reduces cramps. This can lead to the alleviation of symptoms that are common in patients who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
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Alverine Citrate can be ordered from our UK registered online prescribing and next day delivery service. Simply complete an online medical questionnaire as part of your order. This helps our prescribers make sure it is safe and suitable to prescribe for you.
If approved by our medical team, our pharmacy team will receive a prescription. This will be dispensed and dispatched to your delivery address.
What is Alverine Citrate?
Alverine Citrate is a smooth muscle relaxant that is used for intestinal disorders like irritable bowel syndrome or IBS. Alverine Citrate, as an antispasmodic treatment, is effective at relaxing the muscles surrounding your intestine and uterus. Its use reduces stomach cramping, a common symptom of IBS.
Alverine Citrate is used to provide relief for irritable bowel syndrome, painful periods and diverticular disease of the colon.
How does Alverine Citrate work?
Alverine Citrate is a type of medicine called smooth muscle relaxant.
Smooth muscle is a muscle type that is not under voluntary control. It is the muscle that is found in places like the walls of the intestines and the womb. Alverine Citrate directly acts on this type of muscle, causing it to relax.
Alverine Citrate stops the muscle spasms occurring in the gut in conditions such as IBS and diverticular disease. This relieves the pain that is associated with these conditions.
Alverine Citrate also provides relief to the muscle spasms occurring in the womb which cause painful periods.
What are the benefits of Alverine Citrate?
Alverine Citrate 60mg Capsules are effective in reducing the most common symptom of IBS: stomach cramping. It effectively provides relief for irritable bowel syndrome, painful diverticular disease of the colon, and for painful periods.
How do I take Alverine Citrate?
As with all medicines, please read the patient information leaflet before administering.
For the relief of muscular pain, take ONE or TWO capsules of Alverine Citrate 60mg up to THREE times daily or as directed by your presciber.
These must be taken by mouth with a glass of water, with or without food.
Who cannot use Alverine Citrate for IBS?
Before using Alverine Citrate please ensure you are aware:
- If you are allergic to any of the substances contained within an Alverine Citrate 60mg Capsule you should not take it.
- If you have been told that you have an obstruction of the gut or that your small bowel isn’t working properly, do not take any Alverine Citrate 60mg Capsule.
- Using machinery and taking an Alverine Citrate 60mg Capsule should be avoided. It’s possible this medication may make you feel dizzy.
Can I buy Alverine Citrate online?
Alverine Citrate can be purchased online from Cloud Pharmacy to treat IBS related symptoms that have been previously diagnosed and treated by your doctor. It is an antispasmodic medicine that can be requested via an online consultation with our prescriber who will ensure that this is the right treatment for you.
Can I drive while taking Alverine Citrate Capsules?
After taking these capsules if you experience dizziness, you should avoid driving or operating machinery until these symptoms wear off and you are fit again.
Can pregnant and breastfeeding women take Alverine Citrate Capsules?
Pregnant and breastfeeding women should refrain from using Alverine Citrate Capsules as it may interfere with the baby's health.
How do I take Alverine Citrate Capsules?
You should swallow these capsules with a drink of water. They can be taken before or after meals. However it is advised to take them after a well balanced meal to prevent the chances of any nausea-like side effects.
Do Alverine Citrate Capsules treat diarrhoea?
Diarrhoea is a symptom of IBS, taking Alverine Citrate Capsules can help treat symptoms of IBS.
Can I take painkillers while using Alverine Citrate Capsules?
Yes, it is safe to take painkillers such as paracetamol and ibuprofen while using Alverine Citrate Capsules. Although it is recommended that you discuss with a GP or pharmacist prior to combining drugs.
How long does it take for alverine citrate to work?
It depends on the individual. You should speak to a doctor if you feel no improvements within a few weeks, or your symptoms seem to be getting worse.
Is Alverine available over the counter and can I get it at Boots?
No, it’s a prescription-only IBS treatment. It can be purchased online using our Online Prescriber service without the need for a prescription from your GP.
Alverine Citrate Side Effects
Like with all medicine, Alverine Citrate Capsules Side Effects can occur but these aren’t experienced by everyone. If you experience any of these Alverine Citrate Capsules side effects, especially if any of them are getting progressively worse, immediately stop and speak to your doctor as soon as possible.
Below is a list of Alverine Citrate Capsules Side Effects experienced more, or less when people have taken Alverine Citrate 60 mg Capsules. For a full list, please refer to thepatient information leaflet.
If you notice any of the following symptoms, immediately stop taking Alverine citrate and see your doctor:
- Difficulties breathing, shortness of breath, wheezing, swelling of the face or other parts of your body, typical signs of a severe allergic reaction
- Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin, inflammation of the liver has been known to occur.
- Feeling sick or dizzy
- Itchy skin or rash, typical allergic reaction
- Increased levels of liver enzyme
Each capsule contains 60 mg of alverine citrate.