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Prepulsid 10mg Tablets

By JOHNSON AND JOHNSON INDIA PRIVATE LTD.
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Prepulsid 10 MG Description

Prepulsid Tablet is an anti-emetic medication. It contains cisapride as the active substance. Prepulsid Tablet is used in the treatment of heartburn due to gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in

adults. It works by increasing the rate at which your oesophagus, stomach and intestines move during digestion. It also increases the rate at which your stomach empties into your intestines. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dose. Prepulsid Tablet may cause serious irregular heartbeats, which may be fatal. Tell your doctor if you have a family history of heart problems or if you have/had irregular heartbeats, heart disease, severe dehydration, vomiting, eating disorders or kidney or lung failure. Before starting Prepulsid Tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant/breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsCisapride(10.0 Mg)
UsesHeartburn due to GERD
Side effectsDiarrhea, stomach pain, headache, nausea
TherapyANTACID AND ANTI-REFLUX
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uses

Uses of Prepulsid 10 MG

Prepulsid Tablet is used to treat heartburn due to gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in adults.
contraindications

Contraindications of Prepulsid 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to cisapride or any of the ingredients of Prepulsid Tablet.
  • If you have bleeding or an obstruction in your stomach.
  • If you have any heart disease such as congestive heart failure, slow heart rate, heart rhythm disorder, a structural heart defect, heart block or other conduction disorders.
  • If you have a personal or family history of long QT syndrome.
  • If you have hardening of the arteries.
  • If you have severe dehydration, malnutrition or an eating disorder.
  • If you have kidney failure, severe lung problems or advanced cancer.
sideEffects

Side effects of Prepulsid 10 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Stuffy nose
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Prepulsid 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Prepulsid 10mg Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Prepulsid Tablet during pregnancy, and hence should not be used in pregnant women. This medicine should only be used in pregnant women if recommended by the doctor after assessing the need and the risk. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using this medication.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Prepulsid 10mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Prepulsid Tablet passes into human breast milk. This medicine should only be used in breastfeeding women if recommended by the doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Prepulsid 10mg Tablets?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Prepulsid Tablet on driving ability. However, if you experience any effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Prepulsid 10mg Tablets?
A:
Alcohol is known to increase the side effects of Prepulsid Tablet. Therefore, alcohol intake should be avoided while taking this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have or had intestinal disorders or bleeding ulcers.
  • You are pregnant, plan to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while taking cisapride, talk to your doctor.
  • You have liver or heart problems.
  • You are taking medicines that can reduce the potassium levels in your body.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Prepulsid 10 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Prepulsid Tablet increases the movement of your esophagus, stomach and intestines during digestion.
  • It also increases the rate at which your stomach empties into your intestines and increases the lower esophageal sphincter tone.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Prepulsid 10 MG

  • Take Prepulsid Tablet as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Prepulsid 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Prepulsid Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Prepulsid Tablet should not be taken along with medicines like bepridil (used to treat high blood pressure and heart-related chest pain); medicines used to treat mental disorders like chlorpromazine, ...
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  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking anti-anxiety medications, anticholinergics (atropine, belladonna, benztropine, dicyclomine, diphenhydramine, isopropamide, procyclidine and scopolamin...
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Interactions with food items

Do not drink grapefruit juice while taking Prepulsid Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Prepulsid 10 MG

  • Store Prepulsid Tablet in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Prepulsid 10 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Prepulsid Tablet include nausea, vomiting, rumbling noises in the stomach, flatulence (gas), diarrhoea, increase in urinary frequency and weakness. If you think you have taken ...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Prepulsid Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Prepulsid Tablet used for?

A: Prepulsid Tablet is used to treat heartburn due to gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in adults.

Q: How to take Prepulsid Tablet?

  • Take Prepulsid Tablet as a whole with sufficient water.
  • Always take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Do not consume more than the prescribed dose.
  • Do not discontinue the medicine on your own without consulting your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
PREPULSID
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
07/03/2023

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Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 04:37 PM (IST)
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