Propulsid

Active Ingredient(s): Cisapride
FDA Approved: * July 29, 1993
Pharm Company: * JANSSEN PHARMA
Category: Heart Burn / Indigestion

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Propulsid 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 Pharmaceuticals in 1980. In many countries, it has been eit...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Cisapride
  • 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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