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Brand Name:
Cidine
Generic Name:
Cinitapride

DESCRIPTION:

Cidine is pro-serotonergic and anti-dopaminergic  prokinetic.

COMPOSITION:

Cidine tablets contain Cinitapride (as acid tartrate)1 mg.

INDICATIONS:

Treatment of gastroesophageal reflux and functional gastrointestinal motility disorders.

DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION:

1tablet, 3 times a day, 15 minutes before each meal.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Cinitapride is contraindicated in Hemorrhages, obstructions or perforations in whom stimulating gastric motility could be harmful.Proven tardive dyskinesia to neuroleptic drugs.

UNDESIRABLE EFFECTS:

Some patients may notice a slight sedation although Cinitapride has not shown sedation or changes in the psychometric tests of subjects taking the recommended doses. On rare occasion there may be extrapyramidal effects with spasms in the muscles of the face, neck and tongue, which disappear when the treatment is stopped. The following may appear on very rare occasions: Skin reactions: rash, pruritus,Gynecomastia.Very occasionally angioedema.

PRESENTATION:

Cidine 1 mg tablets: Blister pack of 1 x 10's tablets.

PREGNANCY & LACTATION:

The physician must assess the risk/benefit ratio.

Patients should consult with their physician before taking any medicine.