Pridesia 5

Pridesia 5

cisapride

Manufacturer:

Sanbe
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cisapride
Indications/Uses
GI disorders in adult eg, gastroparesis, reflux esophagitis. Severe gastroesophageal reflux in childn.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Initially 5 mg to be taken 3-4 times daily. Max: 40 mg. Childn Initially 0.2 mg/kg 3-4 times daily. Max: 0.8 mg/kg/day or 20 mg/day.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 15 min before meals & at bedtime.
Contraindications
GI haemorrhage, mechanical obstruction or perforation.
Special Precautions
Arrhythmia, ventricular fibrillation, Torsades de pointes & QT prolongation.
Adverse Reactions
Dizziness, nausea, pharyngitis, chest pain, fatigue, back pain, depression, dehydration, myalgia, abdominal cramps, borborygmi, diarrhoea, rash, pruritus, urticaria, angioedema, bronchospasm.
Drug Interactions
Increased plasma levels if administered w/ azole antifungals, macrolides, HIV protease inhibitors, nefazodone. Increased risk of arrhythmias & QT prolongation if administered w/ antiarrhythmics, tricyclic & tetracyclic antidepressants, antipsychotics, astemizole, sparfloxacin. Increases effects of anticoagulants. May increase absorption of cimetidine & ranitidine. Effects antagonised by anticholinergics.
ATC Classification
A03FA02 - cisapride ; Belongs to the class of propulsives. Used in the treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Pridesia 5 tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
5 × 10's (Rp92,000/boks)
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