- For Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Contains Ispaghula husk & Mebeverine
- Not suitable for children under 12
NOTE: After requesting this medication, you will need to complete a short assessment, so our GP or Pharmacist can assess if the treatment is suitable for you. Pricing is provided as a reference only. The final decision on issuing this medication remains with our GP / Pharmacist.
Fybogel Mebeverine Online
You can request to buy Fybogel Mebeverine Sachets online, from our UK registered online pharmacy. Before using Fybogel Mebeverine Sachets, you should read the medicine information leaflet, and be aware of the cautions when using this item. Once you have done this, you will complete a short acknowledgement assessment to make sure this medicine is right for you. After completing your order, our pharmacy will then review the order, and if approved, dispatch the medication to your door.
About Fybogel Mebeverine Sachets
Fybogel Mebeverine sachets are used to relieve constipation, associated with IBS. It is one of the easiest and convenient ways to increase fibre in your diet. Fibre helps aid the digestive system to work more efficiently and gently relieves constipation in a natural way.
Fybogel Mebeverine works alongside the body’s natural digestive processes. It provides fibre; more importantly insoluble fibre which does not get absorbed along our gastrointestinal tract this produces an osmotic effect which causes water to be absorbed into the stools hence making them softer and easier to pass.
Fybogel Mebeverine Sachets are both sugar-free and gluten-free.
Constipation is caused by a number of different conditions such as
- A Lack of Exercise or poor fitness
- Being over or underweight
- Lifestyle changes such as different food or drink
- Lack of fibre in food & drink
Constipation can happen to anybody regardless of age or health, it normally only occurs for short periods of time but on occasions can be a long term symptom which can be difficult to manage.
- Ensure you are drinking plenty of water (8 glasses of fluid a day which approximately 2 litres).
- Avoid drinking too many caffeinated drinks as this can make constipation worse.
- Try to eat food which is rich in fibre (for example, fruit, vegetables, wholegrain cereals.)
- Ensure you take regular exercise (for example, walking, gardening or swimming) as lack of activity can cause constipation.
Fybogel is widely used and effective constipation relief medication however every patient can respond differently to medication. If you find Fybogel is not effective for you, you may want to try Laxido or an alternative.
Other treatments for constipation are available at Simple Online Pharmacy. These include:
- Dulcolax Pico Liquid
- Laxido Orange Sachets
- Normacol Plus Granules
- Movicol Plain
- Glycerin Suppositories
- Fybogel Orange
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What is Fybogel Mebeverine?
Fybogel Mebeverine has the active ingredient Ispaghula Husk, which is a type of natural plant material used to provide relief of constipation as it contains a high quantity of fibre.
The other active ingredient in Fybogel Mebeverine is Mebeverine, which is an antispasmodic and will relieve any cramps or spasms.
How does Fybogel Mebeverine work?
Fybogel Mebeverine is known as a bulk-forming laxative which means that it increases the bulk of the contents of the gut, allowing easier passing of the stools.
How long does it take Fybogel Mebeverine to work?
It can take 12-24 hours for the Fybogel Mebeverine to have an effect.
Can I take Fybogel Mebeverine if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?
No. Fybogel Mebeverine Sachets should not be used during pregnancy or whilst breastfeeding.
Is Fybogel a prebiotic?
No Fybogel is not a prebiotic.
Is Fybogel suitable for diabetics?
Yes, Fybogel can be used by diabetics to help relieve constipation.
Is Fybogel safe to used when pregnant?
Yes, this medication can be used in pregnancy if needed.
Is Fybogel safe to take whilst breastfeeding?
Yes, this medication is safe during breastfeeding.
|Colpermin||Colofac / Mebeverine||Fybogel Mebevine|
|Active Ingredients||0.2ml Peppermint Oil||Mebeverine||Mebeverine / Ispaghula Husk.|
|Mechanism||Unclear||Anti-spasmodic.||Anti-spasmodic and bulk forming laxative|
|Dosage||ONE capsule THREE times daily||Normal Release: Take ONE THREE times daily --- Slow Release - Take ONE tablet TWICE daily.||Usually ONE sachet TWICE daily|
Side effects of Fybogel Mebeverine
You may experience some bloating or flatulence for the first few days after you begin taking Fybogel Mebeverine, although these should begin to reduce as you continue using the medication.
STOP taking if you experience any signs of an allergic reaction or hypersensitivity when taking Fybogel Mebeverine (these include but are not limited to the following):
- Skin rashes (including itchiness)
- Facial swelling
- Breathing difficulties
(Please read the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects.)
Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.
Directions of use for Fybogel Mebeverine
- Mix the contents of a sachet in a glass of water (approximately 150ml) and drink immediately.
- Fybogel Mebeverine should be taken 30 minutes before a meal.
- Adults and children over the age of 12 years old:
Dose: Take ONE sachet in the morning and ONE sachet in the evening. (If necessary you can take an additional sachet before your midday meal. )
For full dosage instructions please refer to the patient information leaflet on the ‘Info Leaflet’ tab.
Warnings for Fybogel Mebeverine
The following warnings have been advised by the manufacturer.
- Take Fybogel Mebeverine only as recommended
- Consult your doctor if symptoms persist
- Extended use of laxatives for long periods is undesirable
- Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
- Do not take more Fybogel Mebeverine than directed.
- Store below 30 degrees Celcius.
For full warnings please refer to the patient information leaflet on the ‘Info Leaflet’ tab.
Please read all the packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.
Ingredients in Fybogel Mebeverine
Active ingredients: 3.5g Ispaghula husk and 135mg Mebeverine hydrochloride
Other ingredients: Potassium hydrogen carbonate, Sodium hydrogen carbonate, Microcrystalline cellulose, Basic butylated methacrylate copolymer, Sterilised talc, Polyethylene glycol 6000, Citric acid, Polysorbate 80, Silica colloidal anhydrous, Saccharin sodium, Aspartame E951, Orange flavour, beta-carotene, Riboflavin sodium phosphate and Apo-carotenal colouring.
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|Medication||Simple Online Pharmacy|