Resolor

Resolor

prucalopride

Manufacturer:

Janssen

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Prucalopride
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic treatment of chronic constipation in adults whom laxatives fail to provide adequate relief.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 2 mg once daily. Elderly >65 yr Initially 1 mg once daily, may be increased to 2 mg once daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Intestinal perforation or obstruction due to structural or functional gut wall disorder, obstructive ileus, severe inflammatory intestinal tract conditions eg, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis & toxic megacolon/megarectum. Renal impairment requiring dialysis.
Special Precautions
Severe & clinically unstable concomitant disease eg, liver, CV or lung disease, neurological or psychiatric disorders, cancer or AIDS & other endocrine disorders; history of arrhythmias or ischaemic CV disease. Concomitant use of OC. Galactose intolerance, Lapp-lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. Severe renal & hepatic impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn, adolescent <18 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Headache & dizziness; GI symptoms eg, abdominal pain, nausea or diarrhea; pollakiuria; fatigue.
Drug Interactions
Reduced 5-HT4 receptor mediated effects w/ atropine-like substances. Drugs causing QTc prolongation.
ATC Classification
A06AX05 - prucalopride ; Belongs to the class of other laxatives.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Resolor FC tab 2 mg
Packing/Price
28's
Form
Resolor FC tab 1 mg
Packing/Price
28's
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