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Tegod 6 mg Tablet

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Composition for Tegod 6 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Tegod 6 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Tegod Tablet

Uses of Tegod Tablet

Tegod 6 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and constipation.

Tegod Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Tegod are Headache, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Tegod 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. Tegod 6 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Tegod Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Tegod Tablet

Expert advice for Tegod 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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Tegod Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Tegod Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Tegod 6 mg 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Tegod 6 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Tegod 6 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tegod 6 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tegod 6 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tegod 6 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Tegod 6 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tegod 6 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Tegod 6 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Tegod Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Tegod 6 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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