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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.
MEBAGEN is indicated for the symptomatic treatment
of irritable bowel syndrome and other conditions
usually included in this grouping, such as:
chronic irritable colon, mucous colitis, spastic colitis
and spastic constipation.
Uses of Mebagen 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.
Mebagen 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.
Each Mebagen tablet also contains the following excipients: Tablet Core: Lactose monohydrate, starch (potato), povidone, talc, magnesium stearate. Tablet Coating: Talc, sucrose, gelatine, acacia, canuba wax.
Each Mebagen Retard prolonged-release capsule also contains the following excipients: Magnesium stearate, copolymer of ethyl acrylate and methyl methacrylate, talc, methylhydroxypropylcellulose, methacrylic acid-ethyl acrylate copolymer (1:1) and glycerol.
Adult: Mebagen: 1 tablet thrice daily, taken approximately 20 min before meals.
The physician will advice the patient on the duration of use of Mebagen. Duration of use is not limited, however, after a period of several weeks when the desired effect has been obtained, the dosage may be gradually reduced.
Missed Dose: If ≥1 dose is missed, continue with the next dose as prescribed. Do not take the missed dose(s) in addition to the regular dose.
Mebagen Retard: 1 capsule twice daily, to be given in the morning and evening.
Administration: The tablet/capsule should be swallowed with at least 100 mL (Mebagen) water and should not be chewed because of the unpleasant taste.
Mebagen: Tell the physician or pharmacist if taking or have recently taken any other medicines including medicines obtained without a prescription.
Interaction studies have only been performed with alcohol. In vitro and in vivo studies in animals have shown no significant interaction between Mebagen and ethanol. No other interaction studies have been performed.
Incompatibilities: Not applicable.
Mebagen side effects
In therapeutic doses, no adverse effects have
been reported. Rarely allergic reactions (including
rash, urticaria, angioedema), could be noticed.
USE DURING PREGNANCY AND LACTATION:
Animal experiments have failed to show any teratogenic
effects. However, administration of Mebagen
is to be discouraged during pregnancy.
Mebagen is not excreted in the milk of lactating
women after therapeutic doses.
For both cases, the medicine should be used with
No contraindications have been reported.
Mebagen does not provoke any atropinic effect and for this reason is not contraindicated in patients with glaucoma or prostatic hypertrophy.
Active ingredient matches for Mebagen:
ReviewsThe results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Mebagen 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 Mebagen. 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.
Consumer reported usefulNo survey data has been collected yet
1 consumer reported price estimatesWas the price you paid to purchase the drug reasonable? Did you feel it was expensive?
The below mentioned numbers have been reported by ndrugs.com website users about whether the Mebagen drug is expensive or inexpensive. There is a mixed opinion among users. The rating about the cost of the drug depends on factors like which brand drug the patient purchased, how effective it was for the price paid, the country or place the drug is marketed, and the economic condition of the patient. The users who feel the drug is expensive can look for an alternative brand drug or a generic drug to save the cost.
2 consumers reported time for resultsTo what extent do I have to use Mebagen before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
As part of the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, it takes 1 day 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 Mebagen. To get the time effectiveness of using Mebagen drug by other patients, please click here.
3 consumers reported age
Information checked by Dr. Sachin Kumar, MD Pharmacology