alverine citrate

a bulking agent and antispasmodic drug used to treat the irritable bowel syndrome and other colonic disorders. It is administered by mouth. Possible side-effects include occasional mild distension of the bowel. Trade name: Spasmonal.

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al·ve·rine citrate (alґvĕ-rēn) an anticholinergic used as a smooth muscle relaxant in disorders of the gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • alverine citrate — a bulking agent and antispasmodic drug used to treat the irritable bowel syndrome and other colonic disorders. It is administered by mouth. Side effects include occasional mild distension of the bowel. Trade names: Spasmonal …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Алверина Цитрат (Alverine Citrate) — спазмолитическое средство, используемое для лечения синдрома раздражения кишечника, а также некоторых других кишечных заболеваний. Принимается внутрь. Возможные побочные эффекты: небольшое вздутие кишечника. Торговое название: альверкол… …   Медицинские термины

  • АЛВЕРИНА ЦИТРАТ — (alverine citrate) спазмолитическое средство, используемое для лечения синдрома раздражения кишечника, а также некоторых других кишечных заболеваний. Принимается внутрь. Возможные побочные эффекты: небольшое вздутие кишечника. Торговое название:… …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Irritable bowel syndrome — This article is about a functional disorder. For bowel inflammation, see Inflammatory bowel disease. Irritable bowel syndrome Classification and external resources ICD 10 K58 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • Antispasmodic — 1) A medication that lowers the incidence of or prevents seizures. 2) A medication that lowers the incidence of or prevents muscle spasms. * * * 1. Preventing or alleviating muscle spasms (cramps). 2. An agent that quiets spasm. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • antispasmodic — n. a drug that relieves spasm of smooth muscle in the gut. Antispasmodics, which include alverine citrate, dicycloverine, and mebeverine (Colofac), are used to treat irritable bowel syndrome and diverticular disease. Compare: antispastic …   The new mediacal dictionary

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