Prepulsid 5 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Prepulsid Tablet

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

Prepulsid Tablet side effects

Common
  • 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 5 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Prepulsid Tablet works

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

Prepulsid Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Prepulsid 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 Prepulsid 5 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Prepulsid 5 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Prepulsid 5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Prepulsid 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Prepulsid 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Prepulsid Tablet?

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

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Prepulsid

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Respected sir I m facing stomach problems always heartburn irregular stool problem.I took omez D for a long time .But when stopped it same problems appear .And take o2 tablet for stool problem but after medicine taking feel good but again after 6-10 problem emerge. What medicines to take me and for how long.
Dr. Pawan Rawal
Gastroenterologist
Good physical activity if no contraindications Avoid stress Less Tea, coffee and milk More curd and butter milk Should meet a gastroenterologist and physician definitely
I have severe gastric problem.it's very usual that having heartburn after lunch.
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. Take soft and bland diet and a combination of Pantoprazole and Levosulpride.
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FAQs

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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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