Tegaspa 6Mg Tablet
Tegaspa 6Mg Tablet is used for the treatment of chronic constipation and sometimes other disorders like Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). It helps to process of relieving oneself by acting on the nerves of the rectum and colon. However, this medicine cannot be administered to you if you get an allergic reaction to Tegaspa 6Mg Tablet or frequently suffer from diarrhoea. You are not advised to take Tegaspa 6Mg Tablet if you have undergone gallbladder removal procedures, suffer from bile duct problems, serious liver problems or kidney malfunctions. You must take precautions if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy any time soon or a breastfeeding mother. You should also inform the doctor if you have low blood pressure, suffer from dehydration or if you are taking any other kinds of prescription drugs or dietary supplements. You must avoid the consumption of alcohol, caffeine, smoking or tobacco during the course of the treatment.
Side effects of this drug include diarrhoea and dizziness. You may also suffer from certain severe reactions like blood during passing of stool, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps and pain. You may also suffer from certain allergic reactions like skin rashes, hives, itching, redness, bloating, gastric pain. The medicine should be administered with extreme caution in elderly patients.
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Ibsinorm 6mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. 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 interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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 Tegaserod, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
It acts as a 5-HT4 partial receptor agonist that combines human 5-HT4 with really high affinity. It possesses an average affinity for the 5-HT1 receptors. Thus, it acts as an agonist to neuronal 5-HT4 receptors. It triggers the release of neurotransmitters from the sensory neurons such as calcitonin gene-related peptide.
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