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Peristil 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Peristil 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Peristil 5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Peristil Tablet

Uses of Peristil Tablet

Peristil 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of heartburn and indigestion.

Peristil Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Peristil are Headache, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Peristil 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. Peristil 5 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Peristil Tablet works

Peristil 5 mg Tablet indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.

In Depth Information on Peristil Tablet

Expert advice for Peristil Tablet

  • 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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Peristil Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Peristil Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Peristil 5 mg 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Peristil 5 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Peristil 5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Peristil 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Peristil 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Peristil 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Peristil Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Peristil 5 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Peristil Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cisapride

Q. How long does it take Peristil to act?
It takes approximately 15-30 minutes for Peristil to act
Q. Is Peristil banned?
Yes, Peristil is banned in India and many other countries around the globe
Q. Does Nexium contain Peristil?
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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