What is Alverine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Spasmonal

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Alverine citrate is an antispasmodic medicine which is used to relieve abdominal muscle spasms. It is particularly useful to help ease the spasm-type pain that may be associated with irritable bowel syndrome and similar conditions. It can also be used to help relieve period pain cramps.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Irritable bowel syndrome 7 2
Bowel irritability 2 0
Bladder problems 1 0
Bowel problems 1 1
Crohn's disease 1 0
Dysmenorrhea 1 0

Show all 8 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Alverine

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Alverine

Dosage Patients
1 capsule(s) three times daily 2

Why patients stopped taking Alverine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
Personal research 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Alverine

Duration

Currently taking Alverine

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Alverine

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Alverine after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Mebeverine (Colofac) 1

Patients stopped taking Alverine and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Scopolamine (Buscopan) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Alverine.