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Modulon (generically known as Trimebutine) is oral medication can be a medication used to treat irritable bowel syndrome. Modulon helps to normalize the movement of food and waste through the digestive system.
Trimebutine maleate belongs to the class of medications called spasmolytics. It works by relaxing the smooth muscles in the gastrointestinal tract, which helps to relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) such as abdominal pain, bloating, and constipation or diarrhea.
Use and Dosage
Modulon comes in the form of tablets and is intended to be taken orally by mouth. Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the tablets. Follow the dosing instructions provided by your doctor or pharmacist and do not take Modulon in larger doses or for longer than recommended.
Take the tablet exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible and continue with your regular schedule. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Common Side Effects of Modulon (Trimebutine):
- Abdominal pain
- Dry mouth
- Foul taste
- Hot or cold sensations
Forms and Strength
Modulon (Trimebutine) is available in the following forms and strength:
- 100 mg
Trimebutine: Scored Tablet
- 100 mg
- 200 mg
- Modulon may cause side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, constipation, dry mouth, nausea, and abdominal pain.
- Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to the medication or if you have any medical conditions such as liver or kidney disease, or if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
- Let your doctor know if you are taking any other medications, as some drugs may interact with Modulon.
- Stick to the dosage instructions and avoid exceeding the recommended dose.
- Seek medical attention promptly if you experience any side effects or allergic reactions to the medication.
- Modulon is not an FDA-approved drug in the United States, but it is available in Canada and several other countries.
- Use Modulon with caution in patients with constipation, as antispasmodics may worsen this symptom.
- There is limited information available about the safety and effectiveness of Modulon in pediatric patients.
- As with any medication, there is a risk of allergic reactions, which may require immediate medical attention.
- Store Modulon in a cool, dry place and keep it out of reach of children. I hope that helps! Let me know if you have any other questions.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Is Modulon safe to use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding?
Consult a healthcare professional before taking Modulon during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.
Can Modulon be taken with other medications?
Modulon may interact with certain medications, inform a healthcare professional about any other medications being taken prior to starting treatment with Modulon.
How long does it take for Modulon to start working?
The time it takes for Modulon to start working can vary from person to person, but it typically takes a few days to a few weeks to notice an improvement in symptoms.
What should I do if I accidentally miss a dose of Modulon?
If a dose of Modulon is missed, it should be taken as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for the next dose. In that case, the missed dose should be skipped, and the regular dosing schedule resumed.
It's important to purchase Modulon from verified Canadian pharmacy.