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Mosapride

Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Mosapride falls under the category of drugs called prokinetic. It functions by enhancing the gastrointestinal mobility. It provides relief to gastrointestinal issues such as abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, vomiting, heart burn, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, gastroparesis, gastritis and functional dyspepsia.

On using Mosapride you may experience a few side effects such as vomiting, nausea, constipation, abdominal pain, drowsiness, dizziness, diarrhoea and headache. In case any of these effects persist or worsen over time contact your health care provider immediately.

Avoid using Mosapride if you have any of the following conditions. If you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby; you have a history of liver/ kidney disorder.

The dosage for Mosapride should be ideally prescribed by your doctor based on your condition. The usual dosage in adults is about 5 mg which needs to be taken thrice a day. It is recommended that if there are no proven results for GI symptoms even after 2 weeks of treatment, then discontinue usage.

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.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • 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.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Mosapride, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Mosapride is a prokinetic drug that is used for treatment of gastrointestinal ailments. It works by activating the 5HT4 and 5HT3 receptor proteins that stimulate the gastrointestinal tract for better gastric emptying.

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