Duspatal Uses

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Duspatal 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 Duspatal 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.

Duspatal 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.

Duspatal description

Each capsule contains Mebeverine 200 mg.

Duspatal 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.

Duspatal 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.

Duspatal 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 Duspatal and ethanol.

Incompatibilities: Not applicable.

Duspatal 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 Duspatal.

Duspatal contraindications

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

Active ingredient matches for Duspatal:

Mebeverine in Chile, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal.

Mebeverine Hcl

Mebeverine embonate or mebeverine hydrochloride in Chile.

Mebeverine hydrochloride in Italy, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal.


Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Capsule; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 200 mg
Dragee; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 135 mg
Tablet, Film-Coated; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 100 mg

List of Duspatal substitutes (brand and generic names):

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)
Capsule, Prolonged Release; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 200 mg (Abbott)
Tablet, Film-Coated; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 100 mg (Abbott)
Duspatalin Retard 200 mg x 30's (Abbott)
Duspatalin Retard cap 200 mg 30's (Abbott)
Duspatin 135 mg x 10 x 10's (Berlin Pharm)
Duspatin tab 135 mg 10 x 10's (Berlin Pharm)
Capsule, Prolonged Release; Oral; Mebeverine Hydrochloride 200 mg
Farlotac tab 135 mg 10 x 10's (Farmaline)
Fibrispa 135mg Tablet (Fibrica Healthcare Pvt Ltd)$ 0.16

References

  1. PubChem. "mebeverine". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/com... (accessed September 17, 2018).
  2. DrugBank. "Mebeverine". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB12554 (accessed September 17, 2018).
  3. MeSH. "Parasympatholytics". https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/68... (accessed September 17, 2018).

Reviews

The results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Duspatal 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 Duspatal. 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.

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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 Duspatal. To get the time effectiveness of using Duspatal drug by other patients, please click here.
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33.3%


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