Gastro

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  • Manufactured by: Cipla Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Cisapride (10 mg)

Gastro Information

Gastro is a prescription drug, available for use as Tablet. Heartburn are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Gastro has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Gastro. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Gastro also has some side effects, the most common being Diarrhoea, Headache, Nausea or vomiting. Some other side effects of Gastro have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Gastro are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

In addition, Gastro's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Gastro's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Other contraindications of Gastro have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Gastro may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Gastro is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.



Gastro Benefits & Uses

Gastro is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Gastro 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.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 1 months
  • Special Instructions: Banned
Geriatric
  • Disease: GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 1 months
  • Special Instructions: Banned
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease)
  • Before or After Meal: Before meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 4 daily
  • Course Duration: 1 months
  • Special Instructions: Banned


Gastro Side Effects

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

Common

Unknown

  • Rash

Gastro Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Gastro safe for pregnant women?


    Gastro 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 Gastro safe during breastfeeding?


    Gastro may lead to some side effects in breastfeeding women. If you witness any unusal symptoms after taking Gastro, discontinue its use and call your doctor right away. Follow your doctor's advice regarding the use of Gastro.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Gastro on the Kidneys?


    There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Gastro. 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 Gastro on the Liver?


    Gastro has very mild side effects on the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Gastro on the Heart?


    Gastro may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate


Severe Interaction of Gastro with Other Drugs

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

Severe



Gastro Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Gastro

  • Is this Gastro habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Gastro is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Gastro as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Gastro only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    There is no benefit of taking Gastro for mental disorders.

    No

Gastro Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Gastro


    You can take Gastro with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Gastro


    Information about the interaction of Gastro and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Propulsid (cisapride)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 667



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