Irribow tablets 5 mcg for diarrhea and irritated bowel syndrome (Ramosetron)
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General information on Japanese Irribow tablets 5 mcg for diarrhea and irritated bowel syndrome (Ramosetron)
Package details: 100 tablets
Manufacturer: Astellas Pharma Inc., Japan
Active ingredient: ramosetron hydrochloride (chemical formula C17H18ClN3O)
Medical effect: Irribow tablets are effective for the treatment of the following diseases and conditions:
- abdominal pain,
- diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome,
- nausea and vomiting, including postoperative and cancer chemotherapy induced conditions.
Contraindications and precautions: do not use for pregnant and breastfeeding women. For patients with a history of abdominal operations use only upon the decision and monitoring of the consulting doctor.
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop using the medication and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication, please consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration of Irribow tablets 5 mcg from Japan for diarrhea and irritated bowel syndrome (Ramosetron)
For male patients: In adults, take 1 tablet at a time, once a day. The dose may be adjusted by the consulting doctor according to the patient’s symptoms. However, the maximum daily dose should not exceed 2 tablets.
For female: In adults, take 2.5 mcg of active ingredient (0.5 tablet) at a time, once a day. The dose may be adjusted by the consulting doctor according to the patient’s symptoms. However, the maximum daily dose should not exceed 1 tablet.
How effective are Japanese Irribow tablets 5 mcg for diarrhea and irritated bowel syndrome (Ramosetron)?
Irribow tablets contain ramosetron hydrochloride, a serotonin 5-HT3 receptor antagonist. It works by exerting an opposing effect on serotonin receptors on the efferent nerves. By this, Irribow tablets help to treat diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and irritated bowel syndrome. In general, ramosetron tablets are well-tolerated and have few side effects.
Who should take Irribow tablets 5 mcg from Japan?
In different countries, ramosetron tablets are sold upon different brand names, including Ibset, Nasea and Nozia. The most interesting feature of this medicine is its ability to treat nausea and vomiting of different origin. Irribow tablets are effective for the treatment of diarrhea, nausea and vomiting caused by stress, recent surgery and even cancer chemotherapy (Y. Fujii, Y. Saitoh et al. “Ramosetron for preventing postoperative nausea and vomiting in women undergoing gynecological surgery”. Anesthesia & Analgesia, 2000, February, 90 (2): 472–475; J. J. Sanmukhani, P. Pawar, R. Mittal. “Ramosetron hydrochloride for the prevention of cancer chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting: The Indian experience”. South Asian Journal of Cancer, 2014, 3(2): 132–137).