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Gastro Information

Gastro Benefits & Uses

Gastro is used to treat the following -

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.

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Ingredients of Gastro

Cisapride

Gastro Side Effects

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

Gastro Related Warnings

Is the use of Gastro safe for pregnant women?

Gastro has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Gastro without medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Gastro safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Gastro. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

Moderate

What is the effect of Gastro on the Kidneys?

Gastro can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Gastro on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Gastro on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Gastro on the Heart?

Gastro can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

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 -

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 -

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

Frequently asked Questions about Gastro

Is this Gastro habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Gastro has not been reported.

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

Taking Gastro with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Gastro

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Gastro and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

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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