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Neopride Total Capsule

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By INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 163.00*
Inclusive of all taxes
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Levosulpiride(75.0 Mg) + Rabeprazole(20.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTACID AND ANTI-REFLUX

Medical Description

Neopride Total capsule is an antacid that helps relieve heartburn, chest discomfort, chest pain that arises due to excessive acid production in the stomach. It is a combination medicine containing rab...
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    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
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uses

Uses of Neopride Total Capsule

For the treatment of gastrointestinal reflux disease, a condition in which acid from the stomach flows back to the food pipe, causing heartburn, chest discomfort, acidity, etc.
contraindications

Contraindications of Neopride Total Capsule

  • If you are allergic to rabeprazole, levosulpiride or any other ingredients of Neopride Total capsule.
  • If you are suffering from fits or have a history of fits.
  • If you have a mental disorder and you have difficulty in walking, balance and coordination.
  • If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Should not be given to children & the elderly.
sideEffects

Side effects of Neopride Total Capsule

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Diarrhoea,
  • Abdominal pain
  • Bloating, gas
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Neopride Total Capsule

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Neopride Total capsules during pregnancy?
A:
  • There is no adequate information available on the use of Neopride Total capsule for pregnancy, thus consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Neopride Total capsules while breastfeeding?
A:
You should not take Neopride Total capsule if you are breastfeeding as there is limited safety information available.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Neopride Total capsules?
A:
You may experience dizziness, drowsiness or reduced alertness after taking this medicine. Thus, you should avoid driving and operating machines in the presence of any of the symptoms.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Neopride Total capsules?
A:
Alcohol consumption along with this medicine can cause confusion, lack of focus, anxiety and drowsiness. It is advised to avoid alcohol intake during treatment with the Neopride Total capsules.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergic reactions like skin rashes and other skin reactions.
  • You have a history of an allergic reaction due to a similar medicine.
  • You develop an infection after taking Neopride Total capsule.
  • You have a fever, muscle rigidity and irregular heartbeats, movement problems.
  • You have a history of brain tumour, fits, heart disease, lumpy breast, etc.
  • You have low vitamin B12 levels, blood and liver problems, stomach bleeding, ulcers or tumour in the stomach. ...
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  • Taking Neopride Total capsule for more than one year may increase the chances of developing bone fractures.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Neopride Total Capsule

How Does It Work?

  • Rabeprazole blocks the secretion of acid in the stomach by acting on a pump called the proton pump in the stomach and is responsible for the secretion of stomach acids.
  • Levosulpiride increases the motility of the stomach and intestine so that acid does not reflux back into the food pipe.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Neopride Total Capsule

  • Take Neopride Total capsule as directed by your doctor.
  • Consume the capsule as a whole with a glass of water, do not break or crush the capsule.
  • It should be taken before food.
interactions

Interactions of Neopride Total Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines like Ketoconazole or Itraconazole used to treat fungal infections, Atazanavir used in the treatment of HIV may not work properly when taken along with this medicine.
  • Medicines used to neutralise gastric acids & to treat ulcer-like sucralfate should be taken with at least 2 hours of gap.
  • Your blood pressure may drop if you are taking antihypertensive medicine along with this medicine.
  • If you are taking medicines like Methotrexate or Tacrolimus, then levels of these can increase, causing side effects.
  • Blood-thinning medicines like Warfarin. Blood clotting parameters should be monitored closely.
  • If you are taking medicines like Levodopa to treat a brain disorder called parkinsonism.
  • You may experience irregular heart rhythm if you take Neopride Total 75 mg capsule along with Digoxin, Atomoxetine, Cisapride, Quinine, Furosemide, steroids and stool softeners.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Neopride Total Capsule

  • Store Neopride Total capsule below 30°C away from light and heat.
  • Keep it in a cool and dry place and out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Dispose of the medicine if it is unused or has expired.
dosage

Dosage of Neopride Total Capsule

Overdose

There is limited information available on what symptoms you will have if Neopride Total capsule is consumed in excess. If you have taken too much of this medicine, seek medical attention immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of Neopride Total capsule, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose at the scheduled time. Do n...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Levosulpiride is an antipsychotic medicine. How can it treat stomach disorders?

A: Levosulpiride is derived from a medicine called Sulpiride. Levosulpiride which is the most effective form of Sulpiride decreases the activity of a neurotransmitter (a substance that transmits signals in the brain) called dopamine. Apart from the brain, dopamine also acts on the digestive tract. Thus, by inhibiting dopaminergic effects, levosulpiride exerts anti-emetic (prevents vomiting), antipsychotic (used to treat schizophrenia) and increases gastrointestinal motility and allowing food to pass freely through the intestines.

Q: When should I use Neopride Total capsules?

A: Do not take this medicine without a prescription. Do not stop taking this medicine or self-adjust the dose without the knowledge of your doctor. Inform your doctor if you have any liver problems or stopped taking this medicine for more than 5 days, before re-starting the dose.

Q: Is there anything else I need to know before taking Neopride Total capsules?

A: Levosulpiride can increase prolactin levels in the blood. In females, this may result in painful menstrual periods and discharge of milk from the nipple (galactorrhea). Consult your physician if you notice any such symptoms. Taking this medicine for a prolonged period can cause bone-thinning. This medicine should not be used in children and adolescents below 18 years of age.

Q: Can I take this capsule for a long period of time?

A: No, taking this medicine for a long period can cause a deficiency of calcium, magnesium which make the bones brittle and prone to fractures. Nonetheless, do not stop this medicine abruptly, take the entire course as specified by your doctor.

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ContainsLevosulpiride(75.0 Mg),Rabeprazole(20.0 Mg)
UsesGastrointestinal reflux disease
Side effectsHeadache, stomach pain, diarrhoea, gases, constipation
Last Updated on: 11 Sep 2021 | 09:53 PM (IST)
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