Dicetel (Pinaverium)

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What is Dicetel (Pinaverium) prescribed for?

The medication dicetel (Pinaverium) belongs to the group of medicines called calcium antagonists for the gastrointestinal tract. It is used to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Pain in the abdomen, bowel disturbances, and discomfort in the intestinal tract can be relieved by using this medication. The smooth muscles of the bowel are relaxed by it. Symptoms caused by gallbladder disorders associated with bile secretion may also be relieved with dicetel (Pinaverium).

Dicetel (Pinaverium) FAQs

How To Use Dicetel (Pinaverium)?

Adults usually start with 50 mg of pinaverium three times a day, with water between meals or snacks. The dose may be increased to 100 mg 3 times daily if you do not experience adequate relief from the lower dosage.

The tablet should not be swallowed before bedtime or while lying down. Pinaverium should not be taken in excess of 300 mg each day. Depending on the purpose of treatment, this medication may need to be taken for a longer period of time.

Do not chew or suck the tablet. Swallow it whole with a full glass of water during meal time. You should consult your doctor if your doctor has prescribed a different dose from those listed here.

Keep this medication away from children, store it at room temperature, and protect it from light and moisture. This may not be safe for pregnant women. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or intended to become pregnant.

What are the possible side effects of Dicetel (Pinaverium)?

The most commonly reported side effects of Androcur include:

  • vomiting
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • drowsiness
  • heartburn
  • dry mouth
  • abdominal bloating
  • feeling of fullness
  • difficulty swallowing
  • diarrhea
  • throat or chest pain
  • stomach pain
  • constipation
  • nausea
  • skin allergy
  • signs of a serious allergic reaction (e.g., abdominal cramps, difficulty breathing, nausea and vomiting, or swelling of the face and throat)

In addition to the list of side effects, some people may experience other symptoms. Consult your doctor if you notice any symptoms worrying you.

What are Drug Interactions of Dicetel (Pinaverium)?

Ensure that your doctor or prescriber knows about all medications you are taking, including prescriptions and over-the-counter (non-prescription) medicines. Many medications can be affected by caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, or street drugs, so it is important to tell your prescriber if you take any of these substances.

Drug interactions with this medicine should be discussed with your physician.

How much does Dicetel cost in Canada?

Starting price of Dicetel 50mg cost in Canada
- 100 tabs - $77.18 USD ($0.77 per tabs)
- 200 tabs - $147.00 USD ($0.74 per tabs)
- 300 tabs - $198.45 USD ($0.66 per tabs)

Starting price of Dicetel 100mg cost in Canada
- 100 tabs - $105.00 USD ($1.05 per tabs)

How much does generic equivalent Pinaverium cost in Canada?

Starting price of Pinaverium 50mg cost in Canada
- 100 tabs - $68.25 USD ($0.68 per tabs)

Starting price of Pinaverium 100mg cost in Canada
- 100 tabs - $94.50 USD ($0.95 per tabs)

Disclaimer: The information contained in this page is to provide basic information on this product and is not intended to substitute medical advice from a licensed doctor. Always make sure to consult with a doctor before ordering medication online from Canada. Do not avoid or delay seeing a healthcare provider based on what you read here.