Libertrim: Uses, Instructions for Use, Side Effects and Precautions

It is used to help regulate the movement of the intestinal tract and to treat the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. It can also be used after intestinal surgery.

Libertrim also contains the following excipients:

  • Lactose.
  • Pregelatinized corn starch.
  • Hipromelosa.
  • Sodium carboxymethylcellulose.
  • Tartaric acid.
  • Colloidal silica anhydrous.
  • Magnesium stearate.
  • Macrogol 4000.
  • Titanium dioxide (coloring agent).

How does this medication work? What will he do for me?

Libertrim belongs to the class of medications called spasmolytics. It is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome (spastic colon). This condition is caused by hyperactive movements of the intestines.

Libertrim works by slowing or normalizing abnormal bowel movements.

How should I use this medication?

The recommended dose for adults consists of up to 600 mg daily taken in 3 divided doses (200 mg 3 times a day) before meals.

Who should NOT take this medicine?

Libertrim should not be taken by anyone who is allergic to Libertrim or any of the ingredients in the medication.

What side effects can occur with this medicine?

If you have any of these symptoms, contact a health professional for a preventive check and for proper treatment:

  • Abdominal pain.
  • Constipation.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Dizziness.
  • Drowsiness.
  • Dry mouth.
  • Fatigue.
  • Headaches
  • Hot or cold sensations.
  • Indigestion.
  • Nausea.
  • Eruption.

Some people may experience side effects other than those listed. Check with your doctor if you notice any symptoms that bother you while taking this medicine.

The side effects of Libertrim can vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, sex and ethnicity can influence the side effects of Libertrim.

In addition, the general physical state of a person and the severity of the disease or illness, as well as an increase or decrease in the dose can cause side effects.

In addition, the side effects of Libertrim can also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or beverages.

The side effects of prescription medications can be serious and can cause patients to stop treatment.

However, when side effects occur from the use of a prescribed medication, such as Libertrim, a patient should consult a doctor.

A doctor may prescribe an additional treatment to control the symptoms or an adjustment can be made in the dosage. In addition, changes in diet, exercise, or other lifestyle activities can help decrease the side effects of Libertrim.

Are there other precautions or warnings for this medicine?

The following factors may modify the effect of this medication on the patient:

  • Pregnancy:  The use of Libertrim by pregnant women is not recommended. If you become pregnant while taking this medication, contact your doctor immediately.
  • Lactation: It is not known if Libertrim passes into breast milk. If you are a nursing mother and you are taking this medication, it can affect your baby. Consult your doctor if you should continue breastfeeding.
  • Children: Children under 12 should not use this medicine.

Applications

Libertrim is used to make the movement of the intestinal tract more normal. This medication slows down or speeds up bowel movement if the bowel is not working well.

It does not affect a bowel that normally works.

It is used to treat the symptoms:

  • Abdominal pain / fullness
  • Gases.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Constipation.
  • Syndrome Irritable bowel (spastic colon).

Libertrim is also used to restart bowel movement after abdominal surgery and to prevent intestinal blockage (paralytic ileus).

How to use

The dosage will depend on your medical condition and response to treatment.

Do not increase your dose, take this medication more often, or continue taking it for longer than prescribed.

To get the most benefit, use this medication regularly. To remember more easily, take it at the same time each day.

In addition, it can cause dry mouth, heartburn, nausea, diarrhea, constipation, drowsiness, dizziness, tiredness or headache. Tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if any of these effects persist or worsen.

Tell your doctor immediately if these rare but very serious side effects come to the surface:

  • Difficulty urinating.
  • Painful breast enlargement
  • Hearing problems.

It is not to be expected, the presence of an allergic reaction whose severity could represent a danger to the user.

However, if this is the case, it will be prudent to take note and clearly express to a doctor the following symptomatology:

  • Eruption.
  • Itching / swelling (especially on the face / tongue / throat).
  • Intense dizziness
  • Difficulty breathing.

Precautions

  • Do not drive, do not operate heavy tools or equipment, or perform activities that require alertness until you are sure you can perform those activities safely.
  • Preventively avoid drinking alcoholic beverages during treatment.
  • Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are using this medicine.
  • The use of this drug during the gestation period is not recommended.

Consult your doctor in order to obtain more information.