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Levosulpiride - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

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Information about Levosulpiride

Generic Name : Levosulpiride
Latest prescription information about Levosulpiride. Learn its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Psychotherapeutics
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Trade Names/Brand Names of Levosulpiride

India : 

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International : 

Dislep, Endacine, Levobren, Levogastrol, Levopraid, Pausedal
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Why is Levosulpiride Prescribed? (Indications)

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

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When should Levosulpiride not be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding, and intestinal obstruction.

What is the dosage of Levosulpiride?

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

How should Levosulpiride be taken?

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

What are the warnings and precautions for Levosulpiride?

• 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.

What are the side effects of Levosulpiride?

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

What are the other precautions for Levosulpiride?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Levosulpiride?

Store it at room temperature (25C).

Learn more about Levosulpiride's interaction with Alcohol



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Don12, Spain

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, India

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

durga1, India

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

upendra007, India

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

dhafir14, Iraq

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



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