Gerbisa 5mg Suppository

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Composition for Gerbisa 5mg Suppository

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Medicine Overview of Gerbisa Suppository

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Uses of Gerbisa Suppository

Gerbisa 5mg Suppository is used in the treatment of constipation.
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Side effects of Gerbisa Suppository

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Dehydration.

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How to use Gerbisa Suppository

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash and dry the area. Lie down and gently insert the suppository into the area with or without the use of an applicator as mentioned in the label. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this medicine at home.

How Gerbisa Suppository works

Gerbisa 5mg suppository directly increases the motility of the intestine, thereby making the stool soft and easier to pass.

In Depth Information on Gerbisa Suppository

Expert advice for Gerbisa Suppository

  • Together with Gerbisa, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  •   Avoid taking a Gerbisa for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 
  • Take Gerbisa after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Gerbisa should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Gerbisa 5mg Suppository
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gerbisa 5mg Suppository 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
Gerbisa 5mg Suppository is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Patients may experience dizziness and/or syncope due to a vasovagal response (e.g. to abdominal spasm). If patients experience abdominal spasm they should avoid driving.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Gerbisa 5mg Suppository in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Gerbisa 5mg Suppository is generally not advised if there is associated vomiting as the loss of body water can be harmful to kidney function.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gerbisa
5mg Suppository in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gerbisa 5mg Suppository

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Gerbisa belongs to a group of medicines known as stimulant laxatives which increases bowel movements. Gerbisa is used for recent or long-term constipation. Gerbisa can also be used to clear the bowels before surgery, labor or radiological investigation.
Gerbisa is recommended to be used only for five days if the cause of constipation is not known. Please consult your doctor regarding its use and use it for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Gerbisa is safe if you use it for a prescribed duration and dose as recommended by your doctor. In the case of any side effects, consult your doctor.
Nausea is a common side effect of Gerbisa. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive nausea while taking Gerbisa.
Gerbisa has not been reported to cause any type of cancer. Please consult your doctor in case you have any further questions on this topic.
Gerbisa is not an over the counter (OTC) drug. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs and should only be taken when advised by a doctor.
Gerbisa is not habit forming. However, as with all laxatives, Gerbisa should be taken for a duration as recommended by your doctor.
Gerbisa is effective if used for an approved indication at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Gerbisa is not addictive. However, as with all laxatives, Gerbisa should be taken for a duration as advised by your doctor. When the bowel regularity returns to normal, medicine can usually be stopped. If you need laxatives every day or if you have abdominal pain which does not go away even after taking the medicine, you should consult your doctor.
Gerbisa is used for the treatment of recent or long term constipation. Gerbisa can also be used to clear the bowels before surgery, labour or radiological investigation.Gerbisa belongs to a group of medicines known as stimulant laxatives. Stimulant laxatives increase bowel movements, thus help in relieving constipation.
Q. Can I take Gerbisa with docusate sodium?
Gerbisa and docusate sodium both belong to a group of medicines called laxatives and hence work similarly. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two, so it may be safe to use them together. However, please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together as it may not be very useful to taken them together.
Q. Can I take Gerbisa with prednisone?
Gerbisa can be taken with prednisone. However, Gerbisa can affect the absorption of any medicine taken along with it as it can affect the way a medicine would work. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine with Gerbisa.
Q. Can I take Gerbisa with senna?
Gerbisa and senna both belong to a group of medicines called laxatives. However, no drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. This does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Gerbisa does not cause weight loss. Please consult your doctor in case you experience weight loss while taking Gerbisa or you need treatment for weight management.
Gerbisa belongs to a group of medicines known as stimulant laxatives that increase bowel movements for the removal of stools. Gerbisa is different from stool softeners as they work by allowing passage of water into the stool mass and softening them.
Yes, Gerbisa does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Gerbisa. Please consult your doctor if you experience intolerable diarrhea with Gerbisa.
Abdominal cramps or pain is a common side effect of Gerbisa. Please consult your doctor if you experience cramps while taking Gerbisa.
Bloating has not been observed with Gerbisa. However, Gerbisa may cause abdominal discomfort, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and nausea. Please consult your doctor if you experience bloating with Gerbisa.
Gerbisa belongs to diphenylmethane derived stimulant laxatives and has not been reported to cause melanosis coli. This condition may develop in patients who chronically ingest anthraquinone-containing stimulant laxatives. In this condition, a dark pigment gets deposited in the lamina propria (one of the lining layers in the wall) of the large intestine (colon). Please consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of melanosis coli while taking Gerbisa.
Gerbisa has not been reported to get you high. Gerbisa is a stimulant laxative used for recent or long-term constipation. Gerbisa can also be used to clear the bowels before surgery, labor or any radiological investigation.
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