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Protopride 75mg/20mg Capsule SR


Overview

Uses of Protopride Capsule SR

Protopride 75mg/20mg Capsule SR is used for gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux), intestinal ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome.

Protopride Capsule SR side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Flatulence
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Sleepiness
  • Flu-like symptoms

How to use Protopride Capsule SR

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. Protopride 75mg/20mg Capsule SR is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 30 minutes before food.

How Protopride Capsule SR works

Protopride 75mg/20mg Capsule SR is a combination of two medicines: Levosulpiride and Rabeprazole. Levosulpiride is a prokinetic which works by increasing the release of acetylcholine (a chemical messenger). This increases the movement of stomach and intestines, and prevents reflux (acid going up to the food pipe). Rabeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and ulcers.

Protopride Capsule SR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and cause acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Protopride 75mg/20mg Capsule SR 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 Protopride 75mg/20mg Capsule SR during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Protopride 75mg/20mg Capsule SR may cause drowsiness, numbness, or dyskinesias, therefore they should be advised to avoid driving and operations requiring supervision.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Protopride 75mg/20mg Capsule SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, limited data suggest a cautious use of this medicine in these patients.
Liver
Protopride 75mg/20mg Capsule SR should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Protopride 75mg/20mg Capsule SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Protopride 75mg/20mg Capsule SR
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Neopride Total Capsule SR
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Expert Advice

  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Protopride 75mg/20mg Capsule SR as it can increase the risk of stomach damage.
  • Long-term use may cause weak or broken bones. Take adequate intake of dietary calcium and vitamin D or their supplements. Do not take Protopride 75mg/20mg Capsule SR for longer than prescribed.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Protopride

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Suffering from irritable bowel syndrome. Belly pain and then looser stools than normal. I am taking drugs of diabetes and hypertension. I have attached medical reports and doctor prescription. Thanks.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Start Tablet Stop Ibs( charak ) 2 tab twice for 21 days, along with above medicine, Avoid heavy , spicy and junk food.
I am suffering with gas trouble. Frequently gas was released once in one to two hours. It will especially more when I take less or even no quantity of water after food.Is there is any medicine or i may change my food habits. One more thing is I am a patient of IBS.I am not using any medicine to cure Irritable bowel syndrome.
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,sprouts,idly,curd eggs,sprouts homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water limit your sugar consumption to 2 spoon per day. Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardioFor medicine consult doctor
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FAQs

Q. Which is the best time to take Protopride?

Take the Protopride exactly as directed by your doctor. It is best to take one capsule daily on an empty stomach.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Protopride?

Use of Protopride should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Protopride cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Protopride can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, it is better to rest for sometime and resume once you feel better.

Q. Does the use of Protopride lead to increased risk of fractures?

Several studies in adults suggest that treatment with Protopride may be associated with an increased risk of osteoporosis-related fractures of the hip, wrist or spine. The risk of fracture was increased in patients who received high dose. High dose can mean multiple daily doses, and long-term therapy (a year or longer).

Q. Can I drive while taking Protopride?

No, taking Protopride may make you feel sleepy, dizzy or could affect your eyesight. So do not drive or use machines until you know how this medicine affects you.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Protopride?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

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