Generic Name : Cinitapride Therapeutic Classification : Gastroprokinetic Agents ICD Code : Y53.8
International- Cinmove. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a gastroprokinetic agent, prescribed for gastrointestinal disorders. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
The usual daily dosage for adults is 1mg orally thrice a day, 15 minutes before meals. How it should be taken :
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of gastrointestinal bleeding, mechanical obstruction or perforation, movement disorder, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* Avoid alcohol consumption.
* It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication. Side Effects :
Most Common - Drowsiness and diarrhea.
Central Nervous System - Involuntary muscular movements of the head, neck and tongue.
Skin - Rarely eruptions, itching or allergic reactions.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Keep in a cool dry place.
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