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Orcipride 1 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Orcipride Tablet

Orcipride 1 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) and indigestion.This medicine indirectly stimulates release of a chemical messenger that increases motility of the intestine.

You should take Orcipride 1 mg Tablet in a dose and duration as advised by your doctor. But, before taking this medicine it is better to inform doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney disease. Remember you should not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor. In case you have missed a dose than it is better to take it as soon as you remember it and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

This medicine may cause side effects like headache and nausea. This medicine may also cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration.

Orcipride Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Orcipride 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. Orcipride 1 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Orcipride Tablet works

Orcipride 1 mg Tablet indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.

Orcipride Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Orcipride 1 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Orcipride 1 mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Orcipride 1 mg Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Orcipride 1 mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Orcipride 1 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Orcipride 1 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Orcipride Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Orcipride 1 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Orcipride 1 mg Tablet helps treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) and indigestion.
  • Take it 15 minutes before each meal.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Orcipride 1 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Orcipride 1 mg Tablet as it can increase dizziness and the risk of stomach damage.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Orcipride

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I have Cronic gastric problem and a lot of stifness in neck and shoulder and acid reflux also
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Tab Famocid 20 1 tab bd x 10 days and get yourself examined in clinic
I suffer from Acid reflux i think . the moment i eat slightly spicy food, there is an urge to vomit . but if I have a few sips of water , it dies down . if I do not have water , i vomit many times throwing out the recently eaten food
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
You should refrain from eating spicy foods. Take Tab Topcid 20 1 bd x 5 days
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FAQs

Q. What is cinitapride is used for?

Cinitapride is used for the treatment of motility-related gastrointestinal disorders like indigestion, reflux disease, delayed gastric emptying, and vomiting

Q. How does cinitapride work?

Cinitapride works by increasing the movement of esophagus, stomach, and intestines during digestion. It also increases the strength of muscle between esophagus and stomach to prevent the reflux conditions.

Q. Why is Orcipride used with rabeprazole for some conditions?

Orcipride increases the movement of the gut and is useful in the treatment of conditions like heartburn, dyspepsia and is also useful in the treatment of reflux esophagitis. It has much better efficacy when it is used with rabeprazole.

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