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Consticalo 2mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Prucalopride
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: October 24, 2019

This medication is an enterokinetic agent. It helps to treat chronic constipation in women that are not due to any other medication or medical condition. This medication is used after all other laxatives have failed to provide relief from the situation.

It works by increasing the rhythmic wave-like motion of the digestive system known as peristalsis. This helps to increase bowel movements. This medication should not be taken if you are lactose intolerant or have glucose malabsorption, and kidney and intestinal disease.

The medication is utilised for the treatment of conditions like

Side effects of this medication which can be seen in a patient are

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Please consult doctor before consuming the medication.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication is extremely unsafe to be used during pregnancy. Doctor consultation is recommended in such cases.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication should not be consumed by breastfeeding mothers as there is a higher risk of side-effects on the infant.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Consticalo 2mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medication, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    In case of overdose, consult your doctor.

This medication is a high affinity 5-HT4 agonist, which are associated with commencing peristalsis. Prucalopride changes colonic motility pattern through serotonin 5-HT4 receptor stimulation. It motivates colonic mass movement, which exerts a force while defecating.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This medication interacts with Albendazole, Erythromycin, Amiodarone and others.

Ques: What is Consticalo 2mg Tablet?

Ans: It is an enterokinetic agent. This medication helps to treat chronic constipation in women that are not due to any other medication or medical condition.

Ques: How long do I need to use Consticalo 2mg Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. Thus it is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor. Also taking this medication longer than it was prescribed, can cause an inadequate effect on the patient's condition.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Consticalo 2mg Tablet?

Ans: The duration of effect for this medicine is dependent on the severity of the patient’s condition. Therefore the frequency of usage of this medication will vary from person to person. It is advised to follow the proper prescription of the doctor, directed according to the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Consticalo 2mg Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken after having food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Consticalo 2mg Tablet?

Ans: This medication contains salts which are suitable to store only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children.
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