This medicine is banned for sale because it may cause serious irregular heartbeats, which can lead to death.
Q. What was Prokine 10mg Tablet used for?
Before getting banned, this medicine was used to treat heartburn in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Q. What is gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD?
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition in which the stomach's contents sometimes flow backward, up into the esophagus (the tube that carries food from your throat into your stomach). As a result, you may experience a burning sensation in your chest, pain in your chest, trouble swallowing, or a sore throat.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 20th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.