Levosulpiride - Drug Information

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Generic Name : Levosulpiride

Latest prescription information about Levosulpiride. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Psychotherapeutics

Trade Names/Brand Names : 

India : 

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International : 

Dislep, Endacine, Levobren, Levogastrol, Levopraid, Pausedal

Why it is prescribed : 

This medication is an antipsychotic and prokinetic agent, prescribed for dyspepsia, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, and irritable bowel syndrome. 

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): 

Contraindicated in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding, and intestinal obstruction.

Pregnancy Category :


A B C D X

Category B :

Animal studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and appropriate studies on pregnant women are lacking.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications): 

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 25 mg 3 times/day.

How it should be taken : 

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, as directed by your physician.

Warnings and Precautions : 

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of neuroendocrine tumor, epilepsy, manic states, abnormally-high levels of prolactin in the blood, painful, lumpy breasts, heart disease, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Side Effects : 

   Genitourinary : Absence of menstrual period, breast enlargement in male, spontaneous milk secretion, and changes in libido.
   Potentially Fatal : Neuroleptic malignant syndrome.

Other Precautions : 

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions : 

Store it at room temperature (25C).


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Don12 Saturday, January 3, 2015

I was diagnosed, December 2013, with Gastroparesis. Most of the time I lived with a permanent anxiety how may stomach would respond to certain foods, with bloating and pain. I was prescribed Levosulpiride 25mg just three months ago. My life has been transformed. A good appetite wnd weight increasing to a decent level. Can also dine out once more.

SanaullahAslam Tuesday, December 23, 2014

What is its exact mechanism of action?????

durga1 Wednesday, December 17, 2014

what was the use of rabozid l how it was use and any side effects?

upendra007 Monday, May 26, 2014

Tablet LEVAZEO SR 75 to be taken before or after meal.

dhafir14 Friday, January 3, 2014

Due to Neuroleptic malignant syndrome one with esophaguse problem should not take lesuride.What do you say?.

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