Lybrate Logo
Get the App
For Doctors

Ibset 5Mcg Tablet

Manufacturer :  Zydus Cadila
Medicine Composition :  Ramosetron
Prescription vs OTC : Prescription by Doctor not required

About Ibset 5Mcg Tablet

This tablet is helpful in the treatment of nausea, vomiting and related disorders due to motion sickness. The medication is classified as an anti-enema drug. It can treat problems of irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhoea.

The dosage depends upon the age, weight, medical history of the patient, health conditions and the response to the therapy. The medicine should be avoided in patients who have suffered or are suffering from cardiac disorders, lungs or liver disorders or renal malfunctioning. Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy any time soon or breastfeeding.

You must also inform the doctor of any other prescription drugs that you may be taking, such as hormonal pills as oral contraceptives, or any dietary supplements. The doctor should also be informed of any allergies that you may be having of any drug, food or other substance. Avoid alcohol consumption, smoking, tobacco or caffeine during the course of the treatment. Even the slightest discomfort should be reported to the doctor immediately, in order to avoid complications.

    What are the uses of Ibset 5Mcg Tablet

    What are the contraindications of Ibset 5Mcg Tablet ?

    What are the side effects of Ibset 5Mcg Tablet ?

    Key highlights of Ibset 5Mcg Tablet

    • Is It safe with alcohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.

    • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

      This medicine should not be consumed during pregnancy unless necessary. Consulting a doctor is mandatory to discuss the benefits and risks before taking the medicine.

    • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

      This medicine can be given to the women who are breastfeeding but only after evaluating the benefits and risks with the doctor.

    • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

      There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

    • Does this affect kidney function?

      There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

    • Does this affect liver function?

      There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

    What are the dosage instructions?

    • Are there any missed dose instructions?

      If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule.

    How does this medication work?

    The medication is a serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonist used for the management of nausea and vomiting. It is known to have better efficacy and more durable antiemetic action than other 1st generation 5-HT3 antagonists like ondansetron.

      What are the interactions of Ibset 5Mcg Tablet ?

      Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

      • Interaction with Medicine


        The tablet is known to interact with Carbamazepine, Desloratidine, Fluvoxamine and Darifenacin.

      FAQs about Ibset 5Mcg Tablet

      • Ques : What is Ibset 5mcg tablet?

        Ans : Ibset tablet is a medication which has Ramosetron as an active element present in it. This medicine performs its action by changing the responses of the brain towards pain.

      • Ques : What is the use of Ibset 5mcg tablet?

        Ans : It is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like Bowel syndrome. Apart from this, it can also be used to treat conditions like Vomiting and diarrhea, Postoperative nausea, etc.

      • Ques : What are the side effects of Ibset 5mcg tablet?

        Ans : Constipation, Hiccough, Diarrhoea, Numbness of tongue, Hiccup, Headache, Redness, Itching, Hot flashes, Rash and Heat are possible side-effects.

      • Ques : Can Ibset Tablet be used for bowel syndrome and vomiting and diarrhea?

        Ans : Yes, Ibset 5 mcg can be used to treat conditions such as bowel syndrome and vomiting and diarrhea.

      • Ques : How long do I need to use ibset 5mcg tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

        Ans : In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 3 days to 1 week, before noticing an improvement in the condition. But the same duration is not mandatory for everyone and so, it is not a standard time period for this medication's action.

      • Ques : At what frequency do I need to use ibset 5mcg tablet?

        Ans : This medication is generally used once or twice a day, as the time interval to which this medication has an impact, is around 12 to 24 hours, but it is not the standard frequency, for using this medication.

      • Ques : Should I use ibset 5mcg tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

        Ans : The action of salts involved in this medication, do not depend on whether taking it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use and take it at a fixed time in a day.

      • Ques : What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of ibset 5mcg tablet?

        Ans : This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children. It is advised to dispose of the expired or unused medication, for avoiding its inadequate effect.


      • Ramosetron- Drug Information Portal [Internet]. 2019 [Cited 09 May 2019]. Available from:

      • Ramosetron- DrugBank [Internet]. 2019 [Cited 09 May 2019]. Available from:

      Disclaimer : The information produced here is best of our knowledge and experience and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.

      Lybrate is a medium to provide our audience with the common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. Even if there is no mention of a warning for any drug or combination, it never means that we are claiming that the drug or combination is safe for consumption without any proper consultation with an expert.

      Lybrate does not take responsibility for any aspect of medicines or treatments. If you have any doubts about your medication, we strongly recommend you to see a doctor immediately.

      Popular Questions & Answers

      View All

      I am 45 years female and I was having loose sto...


      Dr. Sreepada Kameswara Rao

      Homeopathy Doctor

      Your loose stools for more than a month. Very effective treatment is available in homoeopathy for...

      I am on ibset 5 mg daily, can I take anticold t...


      Dr. Prakhar Singh

      General Physician

      Anticold tablet is an antihistamine which works by blocking the action of histamine in the body. ...

      Suffering from ibs d 34 years more discomfort w...


      Dr. N S S Gauri

      Unani Specialist

      if that doesn't work please follow these herbal combinations sootshekhar ras 1 tablet twice a day...

      I am suffering from Gastritis. I am taking neop...


      Dr. K V Anand


      Dear lybrate user. Please don’t panic. You must understand ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION. There is nothing...

      I am suffering from Gastritis. I am taking neop...


      Dr. V. Kumar


      You have sever ED so you should immidiately consult for gastritis all sextablet causes gastritis ...

      Table of content

      Content Details
      Profile Image
      Written ByDrx Hina FirdousPhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child CarePharmacology
      Reviewed By
      Profile Image
      Reviewed ByDr. Yuvraj Arora MongaMD-Pharmacology, MBBSSexology

      Ask a free question

      Get FREE multiple opinions from Doctors

      posted anonymously