Peristil 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Peristil 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Medicine Overview of Peristil Tablet

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Uses of Peristil Tablet

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

Common

Headache, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

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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. It is better to take Peristil 5mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Peristil Tablet works

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

Frequently asked questions for Cisapride

It takes approximately 15-30 minutes for Peristil to act
Yes, Peristil is banned in India and many other countries around the globe
No. Nexium is brand (proprietary) name for esomeprazole, a proton pump inhibitor drug used to prevent excessive stomach acid secretion, which further prevents reflux.

Substitutes for Peristil Tablet

Prepulsid 5mg Tablet
Johnson & Johnson Ltd
₹3.32/Tablet
79% costlier
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