Category: Heart Burn / Indigestion

Cisapride Overview

Cisapride is a gastroprokinetic agent, a drug that increases motility in the upper gastrointestinal tract. It acts directly as a serotonin 5-HT4 receptor agonist and indirectly as a parasympathomimetic. Stimulation of the serotonin receptors increases acetylcholine release in the enteric nervous system. It has been sold under the trade names Prepulsid (Janssen-Ortho) and Propulsid (in the United States). It was discovered by Janssen Pharmaceutica in 1980. In many countries, it has been eithe...

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janssen m 10

small white tablet recto janssen verso M 10 ## small pill rond recto janssen verso M10 what it is used for? ## It's a version of cisapride used mainly for gastropaeresis. That is a condition where the gastric contents of the stomach do not empty timely into the intestines. If the condition is serious enough and the digestive tract basically does not function the result is vomiting the contents of the stomach. ## These tablets contain 10mgs of Domperidone, which is used to help prevent nausea, and vomiting, as well as to increase intestinal motility. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, flatulence, headache, stomach pain, abdominal cramping, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

what is the besic use of cintapride

want know use of cintapride medicine ## Cisapride is a Benzamide derivative used as a Parasympathomimetic And Gastroprokinetic agent that acts as a Serotonin 5-ht4 receptor agonist. Clinical uses of this drug include: Increasing muscle tone in the esophageal sphincter in people with gastroesophageal reflux disease. It also increases gastric emptying in people with diabetic gastroparesis. It has been used to treat bowel constipation. To view Cisapride in more detail, please follow the link below... Do you have any more questions or concerns? Please post back if you do, and I will be happy to assist you. ## my wife is suffering from heavy breathing ## heavy breathing may be due to respiratory problem or a heart problem...what is her age and is she having troubl during excertion like heavy...

p 20 janssen

blue oval p 20 on one side janssen on the other ## I have found an oval blue pill marked on one side P20 and the other side Janssen, what is this for? I am sure I have taken it before. Thanks, greta ## This tablet contains 20mgs of Cisapride, a generic for Propulsid. This is used, mainly, to treat GERD.


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Suspension: 1mg/ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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