Colofac (mebeverine hydrochloride)
What is Colofac MR?
Colofac is a medication that contains the antispasmodic mebeverine hydrochloride. As an antispasmodic medication, it treats muscle spasms associated with painful cramping due to IBS or period pain. The medication comes as both a tablet and a capsule.
How does it work?
The medication relaxes the muscles in the abdomen which leads to a reduction of cramping and discomfort.
Is Colofac MR right for me?
Colofac can be taken by most adults and for children over 10 years. It does not cause many side effects and is safe to use.
All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.
- Mild itchy skin rash
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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.
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Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Colofac
- Take 1 capsule morning and evening, swallowing whole with water. Do not chew.
- Take 1 tablet three times daily, preferably 20 minutes before meals.
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Colofac (mebeverine hydrochloride) Patient leaflet
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What is IBS?
IBS is a disorder that affects the large intestine, or colon. The exact cause of IBS is unknown, but it is thought to be related to a problem with the way the nerves and muscles in the intestine work together. Symptoms of IBS can include abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhoea, and constipation. IBS is a chronic condition, meaning it can last for months or even years. There is no cure for IBS, but there are treatments that can help to relieve the symptoms.
What can Colofac be used for?
Colofac is a medication that can be used to relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS is a condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract and can cause symptoms such as abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, and diarrhoea.
Is this medication suitable for me?
Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.
How is the medication delivered?
All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.
What is the dosage for Colofac?
The usual adult dose of Colofac is one tablet (135mg) two or three times daily. The tablets should be taken with or after food.
For children aged 12 years and over, the usual dose is a one-half tablet (67.5mg) two or three times daily.
Does Colofac work straight away?
In some people, Colofac can work within a few days. For others, it may take up to two weeks for the full effects to be felt. If you don't notice any improvement after four weeks of treatment, speak to your doctor.
How do I order my medication?
Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.
Can I cancel or return my order?
For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.
You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.
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