Serecon D Tablets
Serecon D Tablets Description
Serecon D Tablet is used for the management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Also known as Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome, it is a chronic condition that causes inflammation of the large intestines.
Serecon D tablets help relieve the unwanted effects of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, such as abdominal pain, abdominal muscle spasms, and flatulence. It is also beneficial for lowering anxiety, often seen in patients with this condition, and producing a calming effect. This medicine comprises three active ingredients: Chlordiazepoxide, Clidinium and Dicycloverine. The mode of action of Serecon D tablets is to manage the activity of certain chemical substances in the body that reduces the overactivity of excited nerves. It provides relief from stomach discomfort, promotes easy gas passing, and reduces bloating. It also prevents intestinal spasms. This medication can also be used to treat abdominal spasms and cramps associated with other conditions like peptic ulcers, diarrhoea, enterocolitis, constipation, etc. Follow your doctor's direction for the use of Serecon D tablets precisely as the doctor prescribes the medicine. These tablets are not meant for children and adolescents under 18. Serecon D tablets have the potential to be habit-forming and can cause withdrawal symptoms.
|You Save||₹6.30 (15% on MRP)|
|Contains||Chlordiazepoxide + Clidinium + Dicycloverine|
|Uses||Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Bloating, Flatulence, Abdominal muscle spasms, Peptic ulcer, Anxiety and tension associated with stomach conditions, Abdominal pain|
|Side effects||Fatigue, Confusion, Skin rash, Slurred speech, Headache, Heartburn|
|Therapy||DRUGS FOR IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME|
Uses of Serecon D Tablets
- As per CDSCO, Serecon D tablet is used to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome by reducing symptoms of anxiety and tension associated with IBS, abdominal pain, bloating, flatulence, and abdominal muscle spasms....
Contraindications of Serecon D Tablets
- Do not take Serecon D tablets or take with caution:
- If you have any known allergies to any of the components of Serecon D tablets.
- If you use medication for seizures (fits); Serecon D tablets will worsen your condition.
- If you were diagnosed with paralytic ileus (a condition in which the intestinal muscles have no regular movements).
- If you have been prescribed certain antidepressant tablets.
- If you are pregnant or planning to conceive.
- If you are breastfeeding.
- If you have conditions associated with the prostate, like prostatic hyperplasia.
- If you have severe liver or kidney illness.
- If you have a history of alcohol or drug abuse.
- If you have glaucoma (an eye condition).
Side effects of Serecon D Tablets
- Side effects of Serecon D tablets include:
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea and vomiting
- Low sexual desire
- Tremors in the body and limbs
Precautions and Warnings of Serecon D Tablets
Other General Warnings
- You are an older adult over 65; Dose monitoring is required for this age group as this medicine may stay in the body for a long time due to slow metabolism and cause adverse effects.
- You use Ayurvedic medication, herbal products, or supplements; they can interfere with Serecon D tablets.
- You eat highly processed or fried food; these types of food can worsen the symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Syndrome.
- You use medication that causes drowsiness along with Serecon D tablets; this can increase sleepiness and dizziness in the user.
- You experience heartburn and take antacids for relief; do not take these medicines together without informing your doctor.
Mode of Action of Serecon D Tablets
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Serecon D Tablets
- Take Serecon D tablets exactly in the dose and duration advised by your doctor.
- Try to take it before meals.
- Do not exceed the dosage of Serecon D tablets, even if you cannot feel the effects of this medicine.
- Swallow the tablet with a glass of water.
- Do not break the tablet or chew it.
- Do not abruptly stop taking Serecon D tablets; this can cause withdrawal effects.
- Do not use Serecon D tablets with other medications without informing your doctor.
Interactions of Serecon D Tablets
Interactions with other medicines
- Medicines like antidepressants or antipsychotics with Serecon D Tablets can cause adverse effects.
- Medicines that induce drowsiness like opioid pain relievers and antihistamines (allergy medicine) with Serecon D tablets can cause increased drowsiness and slow your breathing.
- Studies have shown that Serecon D tablets interact with certain antacids. They should not be used simultaneously. Consult your doctor for the appropriate treatment.
Interactions with food items
- Avoid deep-fried food, fast food or food that is hard to digest. All these types of food can trigger the symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
- Avoid excess intake of coffee or products with caffeine. They can interfere with the effectiveness of Serecon D tablets.
Storage and disposal of Serecon D Tablets
Dosage of Serecon D Tablets
Missed a Dose
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: How should I use Serecon D tablets every day?
Q: Will suddenly stopping Serecon D tablets cause adverse effects?
Q: Should I avoid any types of food while taking Serecon D tablets?
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