What is Mebeverine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Mylan mebeverine Colofac Bevispas

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Mebeverine is a gastrointestinal antispasmodic agent used for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

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Perceived effectiveness

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  • Moderate
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  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 1
Mild 2
None 10

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mebeverine

Side effect Patients
Alternating constipation and diarrhea 1
Constipation 1
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1
Indigestion 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Mebeverine

Dosage Patients
1 tablet(s) three times daily 3
405 mg daily 2
1 tablet(s) daily 1
2 other daily 1
3 daily 1
3 tablet(s) three times daily 1
135 mg daily 1
135 mg three times daily 1
2tablet(s) as needed 1
3other as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Mebeverine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 6
Side effects too severe 2
Course of treatment ended 1
Other 1
See all 9 patients who’ve stopped taking Mebeverine

Duration

Currently taking Mebeverine

Duration Patients
6 months-1 year 1
1-2 years 1
2 years or more 11

Stopped taking Mebeverine

Duration Patients
0-1 month 4
1-3 months 1
6 months-1 year 2
2 years or more 2

Adherence


Always
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7
50%
Usually
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4
29%
Sometimes
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3
21%
Never taken as prescribed
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0
0%

Burden


Very hard to take
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2
14%
Somewhat hard to take
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1
7%
A little hard to take
Patients
4
29%
Not at all hard to take
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7
50%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
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0%
Cost per month
$100-199
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0%
Cost per month
$50-99
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0%
Cost per month
$25-49
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0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
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4
29%
Cost per month
Not specified
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10
71%
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1 patient evaluation for Mebeverine

phoenixhope
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phoenixhope
Gender: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Pain: Most
Fatigue: All
Sleep: Most
Stiffness: Most
function: None
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F37y
CFS:16y Dx
FM:10y Dx
I am: b
I have:
Fibromyalgia

See phoenixhope's full Mebeverine history

Feb 9, 2013 (Started Jan 31, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome))
  • side effects
    Moderate (Indigestion)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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