Alverine Citrate

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

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  • Alverine Citrate
  • Alverine Citrate

Alverine Citrate

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Medication features

    Alverine citrate is a medicine that is used as an antispasmodic. As a result of this action, alverine citrate reduces the movement of muscles in the digestive system and uterus, which reduces cramps. This can lead to the alleviation of symptoms that are common in patients who suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

    • Treatment or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
    • Relaxes muscles in the digestive system


NOTE: After selecting this product, you will need to complete a short assessment, so we can make sure this medication is suitable for you. Pricing is provided as a reference only. The final decision on issuing this medication remains with our Prescriber / Pharmacist.

Alverine Citrate is a smooth muscle relaxant; it relaxes the muscles in the walls of the stomach and the gut. This can help to reduce cramps, bloating, and constipation associated with IBS.


60-120mg up to three times a day.


  • Can I drink alcohol while on Alverine?

    Yes, in moderation.

  • Can I take Alverine while pregnant or breastfeeding?

    Speak to your doctor first before taking Alverine while pregnant or breastfeeding.

  • How do you take Alverine?

    Swallow the capsules with a drink of water. You can take alverine before or after meals. If you forget to take a dose, do not take two doses together to make up for the missed dose - just continue with the next dose when it is due.

Side Effects

There is always a risk of side effects with all medications. Some of these can be quite mild and can subside over time. Please contact a member of our team if you are concerned about any potential side effects that may occur when taking alverine.

Side effects can include:

  • Heartburn
  • Skin irritation
  • Dry mouth
  • Dizziness


Info Leaflet

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