Trimebutine Maleate

Synonyms: Maleato de trimebutina; Trimebutin Maleat; Trimébutine, maléate de; Trimebutini maleas. 2-Dimethylamino-2-phenylbutyl 3,4,5-trimethoxybenzoate hydrogen maleate.
Cyrillic synonym: Тримебутина Малеат.

💊 Chemical information

Chemical formula: C22H29NO5,C4H4O4 = 503.5.
CAS — 39133-31-8 (trimebutine); 34140-59-5 (trimebutine maleate).
ATC — A03AA05.
ATC Vet — QA03AA05.


In Jpn.

💊 Profile

Trimebutine maleate has been used as an antispasmodic in gastrointestinal disorders in oral doses of up to 600 mg daily in divided doses. It has also been given by injection and rectally. Trimebutine base has also been used.

Irritable bowel syndrome.

Trimebutine has been reported1-3to be effective in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome although a considerable placebo response has been seen.1 Its action is thought to be mediated both via gastrointestinal opioid receptors and modulation of the release of gastrointestinal peptides.4
1. Ghidini O, et al. Single drug treatment for irritable colon: rociverine versus trimebutine maleate. Curr Ther Res 1986; 39: 541–8
2. Schaffstein W, et al. Comparative safety and efficacy of trimebutine versus mebeverine in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. Curr Ther Res 1990; 47: 136–45
3. Kountouras J, et al. Efficacy of trimebutine therapy in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease and irritable bowel syndrome. Hepatogastroenterology 2002; 49: 193–7
4. Delvaux M, Wingate D. Trimebutine: mechanism of action, effects on gastrointestinal function and clinical results. J Int Med Res 1997; 25: 225–46.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Arg.: Biorgan; Colixane; Debridat; Eumotil; Fenatrop; Miopropan; Plidex T; Tributina; Austria: Debridat; Braz.: Debridat†; Digedrat; Canad.: Modulon; Chile: Debridat; Dolpic Forte; Trim; Fr.: Debridat; Modulon; Transacalm; Gr.: Garapepsin; Ibutin; Trienter; Hong Kong: Cerekinon; Hung.: Debridat†; Ital.: Debridat; Digerent; Trimedat†; Jpn: Cerekinon; Malaysia: Cerekinon; Trima; Mex.: Cineprac; Debridat; Espabion; Farbutin; Krisxon; Libertrim; Muttifen; Prescol; Scitin; Pol.: Debridat; Tribux; Port.: Debridat; Singapore: Cerekinon; Debridat; Spain: Polibutin; Switz.: Debridat; Thai.: Cerekinon; Turk.: Debridat; Tribudat; Venez.: Bumetin; Colypan; Debridat†. Multi-ingredient: Arg.: Biorgan B; Colixane B; Debridat B; Eumotil-T; Fenatrop-A; Miopropan Proctologico; Miopropan-T; Fr.: Proctolog; Gr.: Ibuproct; Ital.: Debrum; Mex.: Libertrim SDP; Port.: Proctolog; Singapore: Proctolog; Spain: Proctolog; Turk.: Proctolog.
Published May 08, 2019.