Iriban Uses

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Iriban 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.
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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 Iriban 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.

Iriban 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.

Iriban description

Each capsule contains Mebeverine HCl 200 mg.

Iriban 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.

Iriban 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.

Iriban 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 Iriban and ethanol.

Incompatibilities: Not applicable.

Iriban 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 Iriban.

Iriban contraindications

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

Active ingredient matches for Iriban:

Mebeverine in Bangladesh.


List of Iriban substitutes (brand and generic names)

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Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Irbosyd 135 mg x 30's (Fahrenheit)$ 9.30
Lezpain 135 mg x 10's x 10 (Ysp)
Libure 135mg TAB / 10 (Aamorb (Sioux))$ 0.94
135 mg x 10's (Aamorb (Sioux))$ 0.94
LIBURE tab 135 mg x 10's (Aamorb (Sioux))$ 1.00
7.5 mg x 10's (Gentech HC)$ 0.67
15 mg x 10's (Gentech HC)$ 1.03
30 mg x 10's (Gentech HC)$ 2.13
Matiz 7.5mg TAB / 10 (Gentech HC)$ 0.67
Matiz 15mg TAB / 10 (Gentech HC)$ 1.03
Matiz 30mg TAB / 10 (Gentech HC)$ 2.13
MATIZ tab 7.5 mg x 10's (Gentech HC)$ 0.67
MATIZ tab 15 mg x 10's (Gentech HC)$ 1.03
MATIZ tab 30 mg x 10's (Gentech HC)$ 2.13
Matiz 7.5mg TAB / 10 (Gentech HC)$ 0.67
Matiz 15mg TAB / 10 (Gentech HC)$ 1.03
Matiz 30mg TAB / 10 (Gentech HC)$ 2.13
MEB 200 MG CAPSULE SR 1 strip / 10 capsule srs each (Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd)$ 1.51
Meb 200mg Capsule SR (Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd)$ 0.17
MEBALFA 10MG TABLET SR 1 strip / 10 tablet srs each (Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd)$ 1.35
Mebaspa 135mg TAB / 10 (USV)$ 0.86
135 mg x 10's (USV)$ 0.86
MEBASPA TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (USV)$ 1.35
MEBASPA tab 135 mg x 10's (USV)$ 1.23
Mebaspa 135mg Tablet (USV)$ 0.13
Mebecan 200mg Capsule SR (Charan Laboratories Pvt Ltd)$ 0.26
Meberine / TTY 135 mg x 500's
Meberine / Y.C. 135 mg x 1000's
Mebetin 135 mg x 100's (Sam Chun Dang)
Mebetin 135 mg x 20 x 10's (Sam Chun Dang)
Mebetin tab 135 mg 20 x 10's (Sam Chun Dang)
Mebetin tab 135 mg 100's (Sam Chun Dang)

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 Iriban 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 Iriban. 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

1 consumer reported useful

Was the Iriban 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%
Useful1
100.0%


Consumer reported price estimates

No survey data has been collected yet


1 consumer reported time for results

To what extent do I have to use Iriban before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
As part of the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, it takes 3 month 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 Iriban. To get the time effectiveness of using Iriban drug by other patients, please click here.
Users%
3 month1
100.0%


1 consumer reported age

Users%
16-291
100.0%


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