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Rewrite: Iberogast is an over-the-counter herbal formulation, which may ease the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), such as bloating, constipation, and diarrhea. It may also be used to help with symptoms of functional dyspepsia (FD), like indigestion and abdominal pain. It can provide relief from digestive symptoms such as bloating, cramps, gas, and fullness.
Use and Dosage
Iberogast is an herbal medicine that comes in the form of an oral liquid, which is taken by mouth before or with meals. The dark brown liquid is packaged in a dark glass bottle with a dropper for easy administration. Iberogast is known to affect gastric motility in humans, and it is typically used to help manage symptoms associated with gastrointestinal conditions such as gastroparesis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It can be taken before or during meals to optimize its effects.
The bottle has a built-in drop dispenser, so simply hold the bottle at a 45-degree angle and shake the required number of drops into a small glass of water or another beverage.
- Adults & children over 13 years: 20 drops (1 mL), 3 times a day
- Children 6–12 years: 15 drops (0.75 mL), 3 times a day
- Children 3–5 years: 10 drops (0.5 mL), 3 times a day
The recommended dosage may vary based on individual needs, and follow the directions provided on the label or as directed by a healthcare professional. You should not exceed the recommended dosage and you can speak to your doctor if you have any concerns about how to use the product.
If you have skipped or missed a dose, wait until your next scheduled meal to take your next dose. If you think you have taken too much, you are unlikely to experience an overdose. However, you may still want to reach out to your healthcare provider.
Common Side Effects of Iberogast Oral Liquid (Iberogast- non-Rx):
- Itchy skin
- Hives or another skin rash
- Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
Forms and Strength
Iberogast Oral Liquid (Iberogast- non-Rx) is available in the following forms and strength:
Iberogast Oral Liquid: Liquid
- No dose
Can I take Iberogast Oral Liquid if I have a known allergy to some herbs?
If you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients in Iberogast, you should avoid using the product.
Can Iberogast Oral Liquid help with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
Yes, Iberogast Oral Liquid is clinically proven to provide relief from the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
How long does it take for Iberogast Oral Liquid to start working?
The onset of action of Iberogast varies from person to person, but some users report feeling relief within a few hours of taking their first dose.
Can I give Iberogast Oral Liquid to my child?
Iberogast contains ethanol, which may be harmful to children, and caution should be taken when administering to children. You should speak with your doctor before giving Iberogast to your child.
Can I take Iberogast Oral Liquid if I have a liver condition?
If you have a liver condition, you should speak with your doctor before using Iberogast, as it contains ethanol which may exacerbate liver conditions.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is recommended that you speak with your doctor before using Iberogast.
- If you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients in Iberogast, you should avoid using the product.
- If you are taking any medications or have a medical condition, you should speak with your doctor before using Iberogast, as it may interact with other medications or worsen certain medical conditions.
- Iberogast contains ethanol, which may be harmful to people with liver disease or alcoholism, and caution should be taken when administering it to children.
- In rare cases, Iberogast may cause adverse effects such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or allergic reactions. If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop using the product and seek medical attention.
- Iberogast may cause drowsiness in some patients, and caution should be taken when driving or operating heavy machinery.
- Long-term use of Iberogast may lead to some adverse effects such as an increase in liver enzymes, and it is recommended to take regular liver function tests if taking Iberogast for extended periods.
- Iberogast may have adverse interactions with certain medications such as anticoagulants or antiplatelet drugs, and you should speak with your doctor before using Iberogast if you are taking any medications.
- Iberogast should be stored below 25°C, and out of reach of children.
It's important to purchase Iberogast Oral Liquid from verified Canadian pharmacy.