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Coliwin R Capsule

Manufacturer: Mankind Pharma Ltd
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: September 18, 2019

Coliwin capsule is a benzodiazepine and is composed of Chlordiazepoxide, Clidinium, Dicyclomine and Rabeprazole. It treats irritable bowel syndrome and symptoms of acute withdrawal syndrome. This medication is a sedative and a hypnotic medication. It functions by slowing down the movement of chemicals in the brain. Before using this capsule, inform your doctor if you have any of these conditions.

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs.
  • You have any allergies to any medicines, foods or substances.
  • You have a history of glaucoma, liver/ lung/ muscle/ drug abuse problems or you smoke.

The dosage for this medication should be determined by your doctor based on the patient specifications. The usual dosage for anxiety disorders and sedation is about 5-10 mg, taken thrice or four times a day. For alcohol withdrawal dosage is 50-100 mg, taken orally per day.

The medication can treat the below provided problem:

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women must consult doctor before using this medication.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution should be exercised with impaired Renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Coliwin R Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This medication is a kind of sedative which is commonly used to treat anxiety, withdrawal symptoms and insomnia. It is composed of Chlordiazepoxide, Clidinium, Dicyclomine and Rabeprazole. Chlordiazepoxide mechanism of action for the drug is not very well known, but the EEG arousal in blocked. Clidinium is a drug that acts as an anticholinergic. The medication inhibits the muscarinic acetylcholine receptors on secretory glands, smooth muscles and on the central nervous system. Dicyclomine is a drug that treats smooth muscle spasms in the gastrointestinal tract which occurs due to irritable bowel syndrome. Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor drug and binds to H+/K+-exchanging ATPase in gastric parietal cells, resulting in blockage of acid secretion.

Ques: What is Coliwin R Capsule?

Ans: Coliwin has Chlordiazepoxide, Clidinium, Dicyclomine and Rabeprazole as active elements present in it. This medicine performs its action by relaxing the nerves in the brain, constricting muscarinic acetylcholine receptors to calm smooth muscle and reduces antisecretory effect on the gastrointestinal tract, obstructing the activity of the proton pumps in the stomach wall.

Ques: What are the uses of Coliwin R Capsule?

Ans: Coliwin is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Gastric acidity, Anxiety, Stomach ulcers, Intestinal ulcers, Abdominal cramps, Irritable bowel syndrome, and Abdominal pain.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Coliwin R Capsule?

Ans: Side effects include Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Flu-like symptoms, Headache, Drowsiness, and Dizziness.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Coliwin R Capsule?

Ans: Alt-Fm should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original pack. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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