Colospasmin Uses

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Colospasmin indications

An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.

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 Colospasmin in details

There 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.

Colospasmin 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.

Colospasmin description

Each capsule contains Mebeverine 200 mg.

Colospasmin 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.

Colospasmin dosage


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.

Colospasmin 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 Colospasmin and ethanol.

Incompatibilities: Not applicable.

Colospasmin side effects


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

Colospasmin contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Colospasmin or to any of the excipients of Colospasmin.

Active ingredient matches for Colospasmin:

Mebeverine in Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

Mebeverine Hcl

List of Colospasmin substitutes (brand and generic names)

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Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Colospas FC tab 135 mg 30's (Nabiqasim)
Tablet; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 135 mcg (Agis)
DESPAS 10 MG/250 MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Dew Drops Lab)$ 0.40
Dobecon 100 mg x 10 x 10's
Dobecon 100 mg x 1000's
Tablet, Prolonged Release; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 200 mg (Saval)
Capsule; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 200 mg (Grunenthal)
Dragee; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 135 mg (Grunenthal)
Tablet, Film-Coated; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 100 mg (Grunenthal)
Capsule, Retard; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 200 mg
Capsule, Prolonged Release; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 200 mg (Abbott Products)
Tablet, Film-Coated; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 100 mg (Abbott Products)
Duspatalin 200mg - 30 Capsule (Abbott Products)$ 26.00
Duspatalin 135 mg x 1's (Abbott Products)
Duspatalin 135 mg x 5 Blister x 10 Tablet (Abbott Products)
Duspatalin 135 mg x 50's (Abbott Products)$ 10.20
Duspatalin 200 mg x 30's (Abbott Products)
Duspatalin 100 mg x 50's (Abbott Products)
Duspatalin 100 mg x 100's (Abbott Products)$ 32.49
Duspatalin coated tab 135 mg 50's (Abbott Products)


  1. PubChem. "mebeverine". (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. DrugBank. "Mebeverine". (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. MeSH. "Parasympatholytics". (accessed September 17, 2018).


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