Acepride Tablet is a medicine used for the treatment of acid reflux disease and gastric motility disorders leading to indigestion, heartburn and delayed gastric emptying. It contains cinitapride as its active ingredient. Your doctor can prescribe you this medicine for a short or long duration, depending on your condition. It would be best if you take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor....
Q: What is Acepride Tablet used for?
A: Acepride Tablet is used for the treatment of gastric acid reflux and delayed gastric emptying (slow bowel movement).
Q: Can smoking and alcohol increase acidity and GERD?
A: Yes, both cause an increase in acidity. Smoking also relaxes a valve present between the food pipe and stomach. This leads to stomach acid flowing back into the food pipe. This worsens reflux/ GERD disorders.