Levipride 50mg Tablet

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Levipride 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of gastric problems like nausea, vomiting, heartburn, or indigestion. It also prevents acid reflux (acid going up to the food pipe) and hence helps in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Levipride 50mg Tablet can also be used in the management of schizophrenia and depression. It may be taken with or without food. However, it is advised to take it at the same time each day as this helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember.

Some common side effects of this medicine include headache and fatigue. It also causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. You should immediately consult your doctor if there are missed periods, abnormal milk secretion, changes in sexual desire, or fever after taking this medicine.

Benefits of Levipride Tablet

In Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic (long-term) condition which is like having heartburn consistently rather than just occasionally. It happens because a muscle above your stomach relaxes too much and allows stomach contents to come back up into your oesophagus and mouth. Levipride 50mg Tablet reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes and relieves the pain associated with heartburn and acid reflux. You should take it exactly as it is prescribed for it to be effective.
Some simple lifestyle changes can help reduce the symptoms of GERD. Think about what foods trigger heartburn and try to avoid them; eat smaller, more frequent meals; try to lose weight if you are overweight and try to find ways to relax. Do not eat within 3-4 hours of going to bed.

In Irritable bowel syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome is a chronic (long-term) inflammatory disease of the large intestine (colon) that usually needs long term management. This can lead to bleeding, frequent diarrhea and abdominal pain. Levipride 50mg Tablet can relieve these symptoms effectively. Continue taking Levipride 50mg Tablet for as long as the doctor may advise you to. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

In Heartburn

Heartburn is a burning feeling in your chest caused by stomach acids travelling back up towards your throat and mouth (acid reflux). Levipride 50mg Tablet improves the movement of food in the stomach and helps prevent heartburn.

You should take it exactly as it is prescribed or as it says on the label for it to be effective. Some simple lifestyle changes can help stop or reduce heartburn. Avoid oily and spicy food, have simple food instead, and consult a dietitian to get a diet chart that suits your requirements. Exercise daily to stay active and maintain a healthy body weight.

Side effects of Levipride Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Levipride

  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizziness

How to use Levipride Tablet

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. Levipride 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Levipride Tablet works

Levipride 50mg Tablet is a atypical antipsychotic. It works by increasing the release of acetylcholine (a chemical messenger). This increases the movement of stomach and intestines, and prevents reflux (acid going up to the food pipe).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Levipride 50mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Levipride 50mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Levipride 50mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Levipride 50mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Levipride 50mg Tablet may cause drowsiness, numbness, or dyskinesias, therefore they should be advised to avoid driving and operations requiring supervision.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Levipride 50mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, limited data suggest a cautious use of this medicine in these patients.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Levipride 50mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, limited data suggest a cautious use of this medicine in these patients.

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Quick Tips

  • Take it as per dose and duration suggested by your doctor.
  • Levipride 50mg Tablet may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.
  • Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Consult with your doctor immediately if you have absence if periods, abnormal milk secretion or changes in sexual desire, fever, muscle stiffness.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzenesulfonamide Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Levipride with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Clowil, Odis, Kamestin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Canzit
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Canticid
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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Heartburn Mental disorder Depression Frequent persistent heartburn Gastroesophageal reflux disease Irritable bowel syndrome Indigestion Back flow of acid from stomach Difficulty in swallowing Inflammation of esophagus Excess acid secretion by stomach Intestinal or stomach ulcers
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
You need to be examined in clinic to reach a diagnosis and then appropriate medicine can be prescribed
acid reflux, gastric, sugar stimulate acid reflux.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
CBC,ESR,LIPID PROFILE,URINE RE/CS, KFT, LFT, VIT D & B estimation,TAKE RABEKIND DSR once a day empty stomach FOR 3 week
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