GASTRON 20MG CAPSULE

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Composition for GASTRON 20MG CAPSULE

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Primarily used for

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Pregnancy
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Substitutes for GASTRON

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of GASTRON CAPSULE

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Uses of GASTRON CAPSULE

Gastron 20mg capsule is used in the treatment of heartburn and indigestion.
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Side effects of GASTRON CAPSULE

Common

Headache, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

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How to use GASTRON CAPSULE

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Gastron 20mg capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How GASTRON CAPSULE works

Gastron 20mg capsule indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.

In Depth Information on GASTRON CAPSULE

Expert advice for GASTRON CAPSULE

  • Do not take cisapride if you have history of irregular heartbeats, heart disease, kidney disease or lung disease.
  • Stop taking cisapride and contact your doctor immediately if you faint, become dizzy or develop any other unusual symptoms.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Never take more than the recommended dose of cisapride as it can adversely affect normal heartbeat of an individual.
  • Do not drink alcohol or take medicines called benzodiazepines along with cisapride as they can cause excessive drowsiness.
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Warnings
Special precautions for GASTRON 20MG CAPSULE
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gastron 20mg capsule 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cisapride, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for GASTRON 20MG CAPSULE

Frequently asked questions for 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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