Alverine

Active ingredient description

Alverine is a drug used for functional gastrointestinal disorders. Alverine is a smooth muscle relaxant used to relieve cramps or spasms of the stomach and intestines. It acts directly on the muscle in the gut, causing it to relax. It is used in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. It has a role as an antispasmodic drug.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Alverine
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A03 Drugs for functional gastrointestinal disorders → A03A DRUGS FOR FUNCTIONAL BOWEL DISORDERS → A03AX Other drugs for functional bowel disorders
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Medicines

Alverine is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

United Kingdom

Poland

Poland

Hong Kong Ireland United Kingdom

Alverine is also found within below combination drugs:

ALMETIN , AVARIN , DOLOSPASMYL , METEOSPASMYL , SIMALVIA , SPASMALVEX

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Molecular mass: 281.435 g/mol

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 150-59-4
DrugBank Drug: DB01616
KEGG Drug: D07440
RxNorm Ingredient: 17627
SNOMED-CT Concept: 418483003
Alverine (substance)
UNII Identifier: 46TIR1560O
ALVERINE