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Cisapid Information

Cisapid Benefits & Uses

Cisapid is used to treat the following -

Cisapid Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Cisapid

Cisapride

Cisapid Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cisapid is used -

  1. Diarrhoea
  2. Headache Common
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Dry Mouth Common
  5. Rash
  6. Insomnia Rare
  7. Dizziness Common
  8. Fatigue Common
  9. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  10. Tachycardia

Cisapid Related Warnings

Is the use of Cisapid safe for pregnant women?

Cisapid can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

Severe

Is the use of Cisapid safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding can experience some moderate side effects of Cisapid. Immediately discontinue Cisapid if you observe any side effects. Contact your doctor, and restart using it only if your doctor considers it safe for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Cisapid on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Cisapid. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Cisapid on the Liver?

Cisapid is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Cisapid on the Heart?

There may be an adverse effect on the heart after taking Cisapid. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Restart this medicine only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Cisapid with Other Drugs

Cisapid should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Cisapid Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cisapid unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Allergy
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Kidney Disease
  4. Heart Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Cisapid

Is this Cisapid habit forming or addictive?

Cisapid is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Cisapid, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Cisapid can make you drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Cisapid only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Cisapid is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Cisapid Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cisapid

Taking Cisapid with food does not cause any problems.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Cisapid

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Cisapid.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Propulsid (cisapride)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 667
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