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GASTRO MPS 125MG/10MG TABLET

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Composition for GASTRO MPS

Simethicone(125 mg),Cisapride(10 mg)

food interaction for GASTRO MPS

alcohol interaction for GASTRO MPS

pregnancy interaction for GASTRO MPS

lactation interaction for GASTRO MPS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
Avoid Gastro mps 125mg/10mg tablet with grapefruit juice.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Gastro mps 125mg/10mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for GASTRO MPS

Simethicone(125 mg)

Uses

Simethicone is used in the treatment of bloating and abdominal pain.

How it works

Simethicone disintegrates the gas bubbles and allows easy passage of gas.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction
Cisapride(10 mg)

Uses

Cisapride is used in the treatment of heartburn and indigestion.

How it works

Cisapride indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical that can increase the motility of the intestine.

Common side effects

Chest pain, Cough, Headache, Nasal congestion, Stomach discomfort, Stomach upset, Vision changes, Constipation, Diarrhoea

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Expert advice for GASTRO MPS

  • It is better to take Simethicone with food or at bedtime. 
  • Avoid drinking soft drinks or eating food that increases gas formation. Food that creates gas in one person may not create gas in another. 
  • Do not chew the capsules or soft gels. Swallow them whole.

Frequently asked questions for GASTRO MPS

Simethicone

Q.Is simethicone antacid?
No. Simethicone is not an antacid. But it is used in preparations which are used as antacid

Q.Does it contain aspirin?
It does not contain aspirin

Q.Is simethicone available over the counter?
Yes. Simethicone is sold over the counter without a prescription

Q.Is simethicone gluten free?
Yes. Simethicone is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use

Q.Is simethicone safe?
Yes. Simethicone is relatively safe

Q.Is it safe for babies?
Safe for infants and babies, if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor

Q.Is it safe to take simethicone daily?
It is advisable to take simethicone only as per the instructions of the doctor

Q.Is simethicone good for gas?
Yes. Simethicone is effective in the treatment of gas

Q.Does it have any side effects?
It does not have any known serious side-effects

Q.Can I take simethicone with ibuprofen, famotidine, lansoprazole, omeprazole, antibiotics, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, Pepto-bismol, or Depakote?
Yes. Simethicone can be taken with ibuprofen, famotidine, lansoprazole, omeprazole, antibiotics, ranitidine, ciprofloxacin, Pepto-bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) or Depakote (divalproate sodium), if prescribed by your doctor

Q.Does simethicone cause nausea or constipation?
Simethicone is not known to cause nausea or constipation. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor

Q.Is simethicone effective against acid reflux?
Simethicone is effective in controlling acid reflux if combined with an antacid.

Cisapride

Q.How long does it take cisapride to act?
It takes approximately 15-30 minutes for cisapride to act

Q.Is cisapride banned?
Yes, cisapride is banned in India and many other countries around the globe

Q.Does Nexium contain cisapride?
No. Nexium is brand (proprietary) name for esomeprazole, a proton pump inhibitor drug used to prevent excessive stomach acid secretion, which further prevents reflux.

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Content on this page was last updated on 16 June, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)