Mebeverine Hydrochloride or Morease is used in preventing gastrointestinal spasms. It is often associated with the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). For it to be effective, the drug needs to be taken regularly before meals.
IBS is a condition characterized by bowel irritability. The exact cause of the disease is not known, but it can happen to any person, no matter the age or gender.
The drug is effective in the treatment of IBS because it reduces the painful spasms associated with the diseases. It relaxes the intestinal muscles and as a result it prevents the persistent symptoms of the disease including:
- Stomach Pain
- Persistent Diarrhea
Other diseases that can benefit from the use of this medication include:
- Non-Ulcerative Dyspepsia
Morease Tablets Side Effects
There is little to no side effect of drug use aside from the cessation of the symptoms associated with IBS. Patients who are using the drug for the first time, however must look out for signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction, they can include:
- Difficulty Breathing, with or without visibly swollen airways.
When any of these symptoms are observed, patients need to seek immediate medical attention as an allergic reaction can be life threatening.
How to Take Morease
The drug should be taken as instructed by the prescribing healthcare provider. Some suggestions for taking the drug include:
- Taking it twice or thrice a day, 30 minutes before every meal.
- Stop taking the drug when an allergic reaction is observed.
The dosage is going to depend on the age and weight of the patient. Gender and underlying medical conditions will also be considered.
If a patient misses a dose, the missed dose should be taken as soon as it is remembered. However, if the next dose is closer, patients are advised to skip the missed dosage and wait for the next.
Patients should not be taking the drug when they fall into any of the categories below unless specifically instructed to do so by a healthcare provider:
- Patients older than 40 years or younger than 10
- Patients who have a fever
- Those with gastrointestinal diseases and infections
- Pregnant and Breastfeeding women
- Patients with dysuria or painful urination
- Women who are having abnormal bleeding or discharges
Patients should also report to their doctors if they are using any drugs that can interfere with the action of Morease.