Colospa Uses

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Colospa indications

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Irritable bowel syndrome & allied conditions eg, chronic irritable colon, spastic constipation, mucous colitis and spastic colitis. Symptomatic treatment of abdominal pain, cramps, nonspecific diarrhoea & flatulence. GI spasm secondary to organic diseases eg, diverticulitis, gastritis, duodenitis, oesophagitis, cholecystitis, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, peptic ulcer, gallbladder disease, hiatus hernia, GIT inflammation.

Uses of Colospa in details

infoThere are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.

Colospa is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome (disorder of the intestines that leads to cramps in the abdomen, gas, bloating and changes in bowel habits). It is also used to treat other conditions that involve spasm and pain related to small and large bowel.

Colospa description

Each capsule contains Mebeverine 200 mg.

Colospa also contains the following excipients: Capsule Content (Granules): Magnesium stearate, polyacrylate dispersion 30%, talc, hypromellose, methacrylic acid-ethyl acrylate copolymer (1:1) dispersion 30% and glycerol triacetate. Capsule Shell: Gelatin, titanium dioxide (E171). Printing Ink: Shellac (E904), black iron oxide (E172), propylene glycol, concentrated ammonia solution, potassium hydroxide.

Colospa dosage

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Adults: 1 capsule twice daily (1 in the morning and 1 in the evening).

Special Populations: Elderly, Renal and Hepatic Impairment: No posology studies in elderly, renal and/or hepatically impaired patients have been performed. However, no specific risk for elderly, renal and/or hepatically impaired patients could be identified from available post-marketing data. No dosage adjustment is deemed necessary in these patients.

Missed Dose: In case of ≥1 doses missed, continue with the next dose as prescribed; the missed doses are not to be taken in addition to the regular dose.

Administration: The capsules should be swallowed with a sufficient amount of water (at least 100 mL of water).

It should not be chewed because the coating is intended to ensure a prolonged release mechanism.

Colospa interactions

No interaction studies have been performed except with alcohol. In vitro and in vivo studies in animals have demonstrated the absence of any interaction between Colospa and ethanol.

Incompatibilities: Not applicable.

Colospa side effects

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Although adverse effects appear rare, gastrointestinal disturbances, dizziness, headache, insomnia, anorexia and tachycardia have been reported in patients receiving Colospa.

Colospa contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Colospa HCl or to any of the excipients of Colospa.

Active ingredient matches for Colospa:

Mebeverine in Croatia (Hrvatska), India.

Chlordiazepoxide

Mebeverine Hcl

Mebeverine hydrochloride in India.


Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
COLOSPA Capsule/ Tablet / 135mg / 10 units (Solvay Pharma)$ 1.15
Colospa 135mg TAB / 10$ 1.24
135 mg x 10's$ 1.24
Colospa 135 mg Tablet$ 0.13
COLOSPA 135 MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Abbott India Ltd)$ 1.95
COLOSPA RETARD 200 MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Abbott India Ltd)$ 2.78
COLOSPA X TABLET 1 strip / 15 tablets each (Abbott India Ltd)$ 3.02
COLOSPA sugar-coated tab 135 mg x 10's (Abbott)$ 1.48
Colospa 135mg Tablet (Abbott India Ltd)$ 0.21
Colospa 200mg Capsule (Abbott India Ltd)$ 0.31
Colospa X Tablet (Abbott India Ltd)$ 0.22

List of Colospa substitutes (brand and generic names):

200 mg x 10's (Solvay Pharma India Pvt Ltd)$ 1.81
Colospa Retard 20mg CAP / 10 (Solvay Pharma India Pvt Ltd)$ 1.81
Colospa Retard 200 mg Capsule (Solvay Pharma India Pvt Ltd)$ 0.19
COLOSPA RETARD cap 200 mg x 10's (Solvay Pharma India Pvt Ltd)$ 2.10
Colospa Retard 20mg CAP / 10 (Solvay Pharma India Pvt Ltd)$ 1.81
Colospas FC tab 135 mg 30's (Nabiqasim)
Tablet; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 135 mcg (Agis)
Comoben 10 mg x 1's
Comoben 5 mg x 1's
COREL TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Thrift Pharmaceuticals)$ 0.31
Cotrip Forte 10+25 Tablet (Consern Pharma Pvt Ltd.)$ 0.03
COTRIP FORTE 25 MG/10 MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Consern Pharma Pvt Ltd.)$ 0.25
Cotrip Forte 25 mg/10 mg Tablet (Consern Pharma Pvt Ltd.)$ 0.02
Cotrip H 5+25 Tablet (Consern Pharma Pvt Ltd.)$ 0.02
Cotrip Plus 5+12.5 Tablet (Consern Pharma Pvt Ltd.)$ 0.02
Curefit 10+1 Tablet (Cure Quick Remedies)$ 0.02
135 mg x 10's (Cubit (Cucard))
Cuspa 135mg TAB / 10 (Cubit (Cucard))
CUSPA tab 135 mg x 10's (Cubit (Cucard))
Cuspa 135mg TAB / 10 (Cubit (Cucard))
Cyclogun 10+5+2.5 Tablet (Oyster Labs Limited)$ 0.03
Cynosleep Chlordiazepoxide 10 mg, Trifluoperazine 1 mg. TAB / 10 (Cyno Pharmaceuticals Ltd.)$ 0.26
10's (Cyno Pharmaceuticals Ltd.)$ 0.26
Cynosleep 10+1 Tablet (Cyno Pharmaceuticals Ltd.)$ 0.03
CYNOSLEEP tab 10's (Cyno Pharmaceuticals Ltd.)$ 0.26
Czep 10 mg Tablet (Marsha Pharma Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.02
Czep CL 5+2.5 Tablet (Marsha Pharma Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.03
Czep F 25+10 Tablet (Marsha Pharma Pvt. Ltd.)$ 0.03
Dep 37 Tablet (Elite Pharma Pvt Ltd)$ 0.03
Depcon 10+5+2.5 Tablet (Unisharp Pharmaceuticals)$ 0.04

References

  1. DailyMed. "AMITRIPTYLINE HYDROCHLORIDE; CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailyme... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. PubChem. "mebeverine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. PubChem. "chlordiazepoxide". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).

Reviews

The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Colospa are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Colospa. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

User reports

3 consumers reported useful

Was the Colospa drug useful in terms of decreasing the symptom or the disease?
According to the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, the below mentioned percentages of users say the drug is useful / not useful to them in decreasing their symptoms/disease. The usefulness of the drug depends on many factors, like severity of the disease, perception of symptom, or disease by the patient, brand name used [matters only to a certain extent], other associated conditions of the patient. If the drug is not effective or useful in your case, you need to meet the doctor to get re-evaluated about your symptoms/disease, and he will prescribe an alternative drug.
Users%
Useful3
100.0%


Consumer reported price estimates

No survey data has been collected yet


3 consumers reported time for results

To what extent do I have to use Colospa before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
As part of the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, it takes 1 week and a few days before you notice an improvement in your health conditions.
Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Colospa. To get the time effectiveness of using Colospa drug by other patients, please click here.
Users%
1 week1
33.3%
3 month1
33.3%
1 month1
33.3%


8 consumers reported age

Users%
> 605
62.5%
30-452
25.0%
46-601
12.5%


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