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Neopride Injection

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2ml Injection
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Neopride 50 MG Description

Neopride Injection contains levosulpiride, which is an important antipsychotic and prokinetic (promotes motility of gastrointestinal tract). It is a selective dopamine antagonist and also has mood-ele...
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ContainsLevosulpiride(50.0 Mg)
UsesGastroesophageal reflux disease, Irritable bowel syndrome, schizophrenia
Side effectsDizziness, sleepiness, weakness, gynecomastia, irregular menstrual periods, etc.
ClassificationANTI-PSYCHOTICS
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Uses of Neopride 50 MG

  • Treatment of schizophrenia
  • Treatment of anxiety disorders
  • Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome(IBS)
  • Treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease(GORD)

Contraindications of Neopride 50 MG

If you have a history of allergic reaction to any component of Neopride Injection. If you are pregnant. If you are lactating. If you have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. If you have pheochro...
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Side effects of Neopride 50 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Increased prolactin levels in the blood leading to irregular menstrual periods in women and gynaecomastia in males
  • Constipation
  • Weight gain
  • Increased sweating
  • Tiredness
  • Injection site reactions.

Precautions and Warnings of Neopride 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Neopride Injection during pregnancy?
A:
No, you can not have Neopride Injection if you are pregnant. This medicine can cause harm to your baby. Do not take Neopride Injection without consulting your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Neopride Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Neopride Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Sufficient data about the effects of Neopride Injection on breastfed babies is not available. Consult with your doctor before taking Neopride Injection.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Neopride Injection?
A:
No, you should avoid driving, as Neopride Injection causes drowsiness and may alter the ability to drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Neopride Injection?
A:
No, it is not safe to consume alcohol with Neopride Injection, as alcohol may increase the side effects of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver disease, kidney disease, peptic ulcer disease, etc. Extra precautions may be required.
  • You conceive or are planning a pregnancy during the course of medication.
  • You are breastfeeding an infant.
  • You have asthma.
  • Your work requires you to drive or operate heavy machinery.
  • You miss your periods, produce excessive milk, etc.
  • Give a detailed history of your health to your doctor.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking, including supplements, before getting started on this medicine.

Mode of Action of Neopride 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Neopride Injection is a selective dopamine antagonist. It acts by increasing the levels of acetylcholine (a chemical messenger) and thereby improves the motor function of the gastrointestinal tract, i...
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Directions for Use of Neopride 50 MG

  • Neopride Injection should always be administered by a qualified healthcare professional.
  • Do not try to use this injection yourself.
  • Tell your doctor if you have a known allergy to this medication.

Interactions of Neopride 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Inform your doctor about all medications you are consuming before prescribing Neopride Injection, including any herbal medicines or supplements, vitamin or mineral supplements. This will help avoid ad...
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  • Atropine, Dicyclomine - Neopride Injection may increase the central nervous system depressant (CNS depressant) activities of atropine and dicyclomine.
  • Ibuprofen - effect of Neopride Injection on gut motility is altered.
  • Alprazolam - The risk or severity of adverse effects can be increased when alprazolam is combined with Neopride Injection.

Interactions with food items

  • There are no known food interactions with injectable neopride. For any further information, consult your doctor.

Storage and disposal of Neopride 50 MG

Store Neopride Injection in a dry place away from moisture and direct sunlight. Keep it beyond the reach of children and animals. Dispose of Neopride Injection only as biomedical waste.

Dosage of Neopride 50 MG

Overdose

  • The injection form of this medicine is very unlikely to cause an overdose, as it is given under clinical settings.

Missed a Dose

The injectable form is unlikely to be missed as it is mostly given by your doctor or pharmacist in a clinical setting . If you have missed an appointment for Neopride Injection, make one as soon as po...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Vijay Y

MBBS, MD in Clinical Pharmacology

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I stop taking Neopride Injection if I feel well?

A: No, don't stop taking Neopride Injection on your own. Consult with your doctor if you feel that you want to discontinue this medicine. If you have missed an appointment for Neopride Injection, schedule another as soon as possible.

Q: Is it safe to administer Neopride Injection to the elderly?

  • No, it is not safe to administer Neopride Injection to the elderly. It must be used with caution. It should be given to them only if the doctor prescribes the medicine.
Product Details
Brand
NEOPRIDE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
23/09/2022
Last Updated on: 15 Feb 2022 | 03:36 PM (IST)

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