Colofac is used to relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, which include, abdominal pain and cramps, bowel spasm, diarrhoea and flatulence.
Colofac belongs to a group of medicines known as antispasmodic agents. Colofac is also known as mebeverine hydrochloride.
Colofac works by relaxing the muscles in the gut, thereby relieving the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
Your doctor may have prescribed Colofac for another reason. Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why Colofac has been prescribed for you.
There is no evidence that Colofac is addictive.
This medicine is available only with a doctor's prescription.