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Consticalo 2mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Prucalopride
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: April 08, 2019

Consticalo 2mg Tablet is an enterokinetic agent that helps to treat chronic constipation in women that is not due to any other medication or medical condition. It is usually 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.

It is vital that you take your dosage according to your doctor’s instructions. It is either taken on an empty stomach or with food, to be taken at the same time every day. In case you have missed a dose, but it is almost time for the next one, skip it. Never take two doses in one day.

It should not be taken if you are galactose intolerant or have glucose malabsorption, and kidney and intestinal disease. It is a no-no also if you are allergic to any of Consticalo 2mg Tablet’s ingredients.

Side effects should never be ignored and should be brought to the attention of your doctor immediately. Some of the side effects of Consticalo 2mg Tablet include diarrhea, headache, heartburn, back pain, sinusitis and gas.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.

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  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine is extremely unsafe to be used during pregnancy. Studies carried out on humans and animals have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Doctor consultation is recommended in such cases.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    The medicine should not be consumed by breastfeeding mothers as there is a higher risk of side-effects on the infant. You are suggested to consult your doctor to discuss the potential benefits and risks before taking this medicine.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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 Prucalopride, 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.

Consticalo 2mg Tablet 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.

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