Zelnorm

Active Ingredient(s): Tegaserod
FDA Approved: * July 24, 2002
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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



Zelnorm Overview

Tegaserod is a 5-HT4 agonist manufactured by Novartis and sold under the names Zelnorm and Zelmac for the management of irritable bowel syndrome and constipation.[1] Approved by the FDA in 2002, it was subsequently removed from the market in 2007 due to FDA concerns about possible adverse cardiovascular effects. Before then, it was the only drug approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration to help relieve the abdominal discomfort, bloating, and constipation asso...

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zelnorm in pregnancy

i was prescribed zelnorm for my severe constipation during pregnancy-all the labels say not to take it. i was told it was a class b.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Tegaserod
  • Tablet: 2mg, 2mg + 2mg, 6mg, 6mg + 6mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Zelnorm: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0078-0355 Zelnorm 2 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0356 Zelnorm 6 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0426 Zelnorm 6 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Other drugs which contain Tegaserod or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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