What is Trimebutine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Debridat Modulon

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Trimebutine maleate is an antispasmodic used to treat irritable bowel syndrome. This agent works by helping to slow down and normalize the movements within the gut.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Irritable bowel syndrome 3 4
Abdominal pain 1 1
Diarrhea 1 1
Hard stool 1 0
H. pylori 1 1

  • 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
1
None
4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Trimebutine

Side effect Patients
Constipation 2
Dizziness and feeling faint 1
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1
Hyperness 1
Irregular menstrual periods 1
Nausea 1

Show all 8 reported side effects

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Trimebutine

Dosage Patients
200 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Trimebutine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 3
Course of treatment ended 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Trimebutine

Duration

Currently taking Trimebutine

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped taking Trimebutine

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 2
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 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 4

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Trimebutine after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Hyoscyamine (Levsin) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Trimebutine.