Tegaspa 6mg Tablet

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Composition for Tegaspa 6mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Tegaspa Tablet

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Uses of Tegaspa Tablet

Tegaspa 6mg Tablet is used in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and constipation.
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Side effects of Tegaspa Tablet

Common

Headache, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Tegaspa 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 Tegaspa 6mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Tegaspa Tablet works

Tegaspa 6mg tablet indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.

In Depth Information on Tegaspa Tablet

Expert advice for Tegaspa Tablet

• Take tegaserod on an empty stomach, shortly before your meal.  • Discontinue tegaserod immediately if you experience symptoms of ischemic colitis such as rectal bleeding, bloody diarrhea, or new/worsened abdominal pain. • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience severe diarrhea, lightheadedness, dizziness, fainting, bloody stools, or new or increased stomach pain. • Exercise caution if you are an elderly patient.  • Do not drive vehicles or operate heavy machineries as tegaserod may cause dizziness. • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding. • Should not be given to patients allergic to tegaserod or any of its ingredients.  • Should not be given to patients with history of bowel obstruction (blockage of small or large intestine), symptomatic gallbladder disease, sphincter of Oddi dysfunction (functional disorders leading to abdominal pain due to dysfunction of the Sphincter muscle) or abdominal adhesions (bands of fibrous scar tissue that form on organs in the abdomen.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Tegaspa 6mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Tegaspa 6mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Tegaspa 6mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Tegaspa 6mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Tegaspa 6mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tegaspa 6mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Tegaspa 6mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Tegaspa 6mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tegaspa 6mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Tegaspa 6mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Tegaspa 6mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Tegaserod

Tegaspa is banned in India.

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