Alverine citrate with simeticone oral
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- Pregnancy and Lactation
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Oral formulations containing alverine citrate with simeticone.
Irritable bowel syndrome
One capsule 2 or 3 times a day at the beginning of meals.
Children under 18 years
Precautions and Warnings
Contains soya or soya derivative
Discontinue if jaundice or other evidence of hepatic impairment occurs
Refer to doctor if symptoms persist after 2 weeks treatment
Pregnancy and Lactation
Alverine citrate with simeticone is contraindicated during pregnancy.
The manufacturer recommends that as a precautionary measure, it is advisable to avoid the use of alverine citrate with simeticone capsules during pregnancy. Animal studies do not indicate direct or indirect harmful effects with respect to reproductive toxicity. No malformative or feto/neonatal toxicity has been observed with alverine citrate. There are no data from the use of simeticone or the combination in pregnant women.
Alverine citrate with simeticone is contraindicated during breastfeeding.
The manufacturer recommends that as a precautionary measure, it is advisable to avoid the use of alverine citrate with simeticone capsules during breastfeeding. It is unknown whether alverine citrate or simeticone are excreted in human milk.
Increase in alkaline phosphatase
Increase of liver transaminases
Serum bilirubin increased
It is strongly recommended that the UK National Poisons Information Service be consulted on cases of suspected or actual overdose where there is doubt over the degree of risk or about appropriate management.
The following number will direct the caller to the relevant local centre (0844) 892 0111
Information may be obtained if you have access to ToxBase the primary clinical toxicology database of the National Poisons Information Service. This is available via password on the internet ( www.toxbase.org ) or if this is unavailable at the backup site ( www.toxbasebackup.org ).
Last Full Review Date: October 2020
Summary of Product Characteristics: SimAlvia 60 mg/300 mg, soft capsules. Laboratories Galeniques Vernin. Revised March 2020.
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