Prepulsid 5mg Tablet

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Johnson & Johnson Ltd

Composition for Prepulsid 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Medicine Overview of Prepulsid Tablet

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Uses of Prepulsid Tablet

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

Common

Headache, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

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

How Prepulsid Tablet works

Prepulsid 5mg 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Prepulsid 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
Prepulsid 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 Prepulsid 5mg Tabl
et during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
Prepulsid 5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Prepulsid 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Prepulsid 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prepulsid 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 Prepulsid 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Cisapride

It takes approximately 15-30 minutes for Prepulsid to act
Yes, Prepulsid 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.

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