Audmonal capsules 60mg Why do I need this medicine? Alverine relaxes the stomach muscles. It prevents stomach cramps in conditions like irritable bowel syndrome (also known as IBS). IBS often causes stomach pain, bloating, stomach wind, constipation or diarrhoea, swelling and pain of the large intestine.
It also relaxes the muscle of the womb and is used to treat painful menstruation.
How do I take this medicine? Take Alverine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.
You may take Alverine with or without food. What should I do if I have forgotten to take this medicine? Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and return to your normal dosing schedule.
DO NOT double a dose under any circumstances.
Remember to take your medicine regularly. If you often forget to take your medicine, let your doctor and pharmacist know. How should I store this medicine? Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children.
Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
When should I not use this medicine? Alert your doctor if you have paralytic ileus, a condition where part of the gut has failed to function. This might cause blockage of the digestive tract. You should not take Alverine if you have this condition. What should I take note of while taking this medicine? Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Do not give Alverine to children unless specifically instructed to do so by the child's doctor.
Alverine is not meant for children younger than 12 years old.
What side effects could I experience? Alverine may cause dizziness. If you feel dizzy, do not drive or take part in any activity in which you need to be alert.
Alverine may also cause nausea, headache, skin itch and rashes.
Let your doctor know if these side effects bother you or if they do not go away.
Alverine may cause other side effects. Consult your doctor if you have unusual problems while taking this medicine.