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Prepulsid 10 mg Tablet

Johnson & Johnson Ltd

Composition for Prepulsid 10 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Prepulsid 10 mg Tablet

As per the Drugs and Cosmetics Act, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Medicine Overview of Prepulsid Tablet

Uses of Prepulsid Tablet

Prepulsid 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of heartburn and indigestion.

Prepulsid Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Prepulsid are Headache, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Prepulsid 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. Prepulsid 10 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Prepulsid Tablet works

Prepulsid 10 mg Tablet indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.

In Depth Information on Prepulsid Tablet

Expert advice for Prepulsid 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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Prepulsid Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Prepulsid Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Prepulsid 10 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.
No information is available on the use of Prepulsid 10 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Prepulsid 10 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Prepulsid 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Prepulsid 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prepulsid 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Prepulsid Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Prepulsid 10 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Prepulsid Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Cisapride

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