Senocalm IBS Relief
- Eases stomach cramps
- Helps with bloating
- Provides effective pain relief
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What is Senocalm?
Senocalm IBS Relief & Prevention tablets contain peppermint oil, a natural extract that helps to relieve bloating and stomach pain, it also contains simethicone, an anti-foaming agent used to treat bloating caused by excessive wind.
It can also be used to prevent IBS in adults and children over the age of 6, although the dosage will vary depending on how old you are.
You can buy Senocalm IBS Relief & Prevention tablets without needing a prescription.
What is Senocalm used to treat?
Senocalm IBS Relief & Prevention tablets are used to ease the discomfort and bloating that is caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
IBS is a relatively common condition that causes stomach spasms and bloating. You will likely feel the effects of irritable bowel syndrome most prominently after eating.
You may be suffering from IBS if you have any of the following symptoms:
- Stomach pain or stomach cramps
Why is Senocalm recommended for IBS treatment?
Clinical studies into peppermint oil have found it to be a very effective and well-tolerated treatment for the symptoms of IBS.
Furthermore, the active ingredient in Senocalm, simethicone, has also been found to effectively relieve the trapped wind symptoms of IBS.
How does Senocalm work?
IBS symptoms are commonly caused by trapped wind in the digestive system. About 50% of this gas is swallowed air, while the remaining 50% is produced by bacterial fermentation during the digestion of food.
Senocalm tablets contain simethicone, which works by causing the gas bubbles to collapse and collect together. Doing this creates larger bubbles that are easier to pass out of the intestines, which allows your body to process gas naturally and easily.
Also contained in this medicine is peppermint oil, which works to relax the muscles in the gut, relieving the painful stomach cramps that IBS can cause.
Who can take Senocalm?
Senocalm is generally considered to be a very safe medicine.
Do not take this medicine if you are allergic to any of the ingredients contained in the tablets.
Children under the age of 6 should not take Senocalm.
Talk to your doctor before using Senocalm if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Keep it out of the sight and reach of children.
This medicine is for oral use only. Do not double up the dose of your medicine.
Can you buy Senocalm over the counter?
Yes, you can buy Senocalm IBS Relief & Prevention tablets over the counter. This medicine does not require a prescription.
Can you buy Senocalm online in the UK?
Yes, you can buy Senocalm online from Medicine Direct without needing a prescription. To order Senocalm from Medicine Direct, you will just need to complete a short online questionnaire to ensure it is suitable for your problem.
If you order by 2pm, we can offer you next day delivery.
Never buy any medication online unless it is from a pharmacy that is regulated by the General Pharmaceutical Council, like Medicine Direct.
Mebeverine tablets are also available from our online pharmacy. This antispasmodic medicine works to relax the muscles in the gut, relieving the painful spasms that can come with irritable bowel syndrome. You can also order the powdered drink version of this medicine, Fybogel Mebeverine. This product works in the same way as the tablets, but comes as a sweet-tasting orange-flavoured drink; just mix one sachet in a glass of water and drink it for effective relief.
Buscopan has been a tried and tested medicine to relieve the stomach cramps caused by IBS for many years. Buscopan Cramps provides fast-acting relief from this problem, but it can also be used for other cramping conditions like period pain. If your doctor has diagnosed you with IBS, you could instead order Buscopan IBS Relief tablets from our website.
A milder medication includes peppermint oil capsules, such as Colpermin or Apercap, both of which can be ordered from our online pharmacy. Peppermint oil works to relax the muscles in the gut gently, alleviating the discomfort that IBS brings.
How to take Senocalm
You should take Senocalm IBS Relief & Prevention tablets before going to sleep or after a meal.
Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water. Do not crush or chew the tablets.
Adults and children aged 14 and above: Take 2 to 3 capsules per dose, up to a maximum of 9 capsules a day.
Children aged 6 to 14 years: Take 1 capsule per dose, up to a maximum of 3 times a day.
Always read the patient information leaflet, which will come with your medicine, for comprehensive instructions. Ask your doctor if you are not sure.
Senocalm Side Effects
There are no known side effects associated with Senocalm.
Nonetheless, you should read the patient information leaflet that comes with these capsules for full details.
If you experience any adverse effects that persist, tell your doctor.
Warnings and interactions
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are already taking any other medication. This includes medicines you can buy without a prescription.
Always read the patient information leaflet for full details on warnings.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
Speak to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Senocalm capsules if you are currently pregnant or breastfeeding.
The active ingredient contained in Senocalm IBS Relief capsules is: Simethicone 125 mg.
Each capsule also contains: Peppermint oil and gelatin.
Can I get Senocalm on prescription?
You do not need a prescription to buy Senocalm. It can be bought over the counter from pharmacies.
How often should you take Senocalm?
Senocalm can be taken up to three times a day. Do not take more than nine capsules in 24 hours.
When is the best time to take Senocalm?
Senocalm capsules should be taken after a meal or before going to bed. You can take them up to three times a day.
Can you take Ibuprofen with Senocalm?
There are no known interactions between Ibuprofen and Senocalm, so it should be safe to take them at the same time. However, it is still best to check with your doctor or pharmacist first.
Is Senocalm good for IBS?
Yes, studies around the active ingredients contained in Senocalm capsules have been found to be safe and effective at relieving the symptoms of IBS.
Is Senocalm better than Buscopan?
The answer to this will depend on the type of IBS symptoms that are bothering you the most. If you are experiencing stomach cramps, Buscopan may be a more suitable option. However, for bloating and discomfort, Senocalm may be the best medicine to take.
How many Senocalm can you take?
Adults and children over 14 years old must not take more than nine capsules in 24 hours. Children aged 6 to 14 years old must not take more than three capsules in 24 hours.
Is Senocalm good for indigestion?
Senocalm is effective in relieving symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), including indigestion. It can also relieve cramps, pressure, fullness, and bloating.
Does Senocalm help gas?
Yes, Senocalm helps to relieve gas-related symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
Can I take Paracetamol with Senocalm?
There are no known interactions between taking Paracetamol and Senocalm, although it is best to check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking them together.
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- 1 Choose your treatment Select the treatment or medication you need and answer a few questions online regarding your condition.
- 2 Online consultation Our Independent Prescribers will review your questions and assess your suitability for the medication.
- 3 Receive your delivery Your medication is dispensed and delivered directly to you from our UK based Pharmacy.