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Cintodac 3/40 MG Capsule 10

Cintodac 3/40 MG Capsule 10

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    Uses :

    Cinitapride Cinitapride is used for treatment of symptoms such as heartburn and indigestion which may occur due to overactive digestive tract. Pantoprazole Pantoprazole is used to reduce the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It is indicated for healing or prevention of the erosive esophagitis, gastric or duodenal ulcers, Helicobacter pylori infection, and gastro-esophageal reflux disease. Pantoprazole uses also include reducing the production of stomach acid, stopping the back flow of stomach acid, and relieving heartburn symptoms.

    Mode of drug action


    Cinitapride Cinitapride works by increasing the motility of the intestine. Thus, it relieves the symptoms such as heartburn and indigestion. Pantoprazole Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor that stops the production of stomach acid by inhibiting the action of proton pumps. Proton pumps are the ion channels, found on the cells lining the stomach, produces stomach acid. Sometimes, the excess acid produced in the stomach can flow back into the esophagus causing pain and burning sensation (heartburn).

    What are the common side effects?

    Cinitapride The common side effects of cinitapride include headache, nausea, and diarrhea. Pantoprazole The side effects of pantoprazole include excessive tiredness, high body temperature, headache, joint pain, dry mouth, dizziness, rashes or itching, abdominal pain, constipation or diarrhea, and bloating.

    Warning

    Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Take cinitapride 15 to 30 minutes before meals.

    • Avoid the drug in patients who are allergic to cinitapride or similar drugs.

    • Inform the doctor if the patient has any history of gastrointestinal bleeding, tear, obstruction, or movement disorder.

    • Be cautious if the drug is given to elderly as it may increase the risk of movement disorder.

    What else should I know?

    1. Is it safe to take the drug during pregnancy? The safe use of cinitapride during pregnancy is not yet established. Consult the doctor before using the drug during pregnancy.

    2. Can I consume alcohol while on cinitapride? No, do not consume alcohol while taking cinitapride as it may increase the risk of side effects.

    3. Is it safe to drive while taking cinitapride? Do not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking cinitapride.

    4. Is it safe to use the drug in elderly? Caution should exercised while using cinitapride in older adults as it may lead to certain complications.

    5. Can i alter the dose of cinitapride? No, do not alter the dose of the drug unless recommended by the doctor. Pantoprazole

    1. What should I do if I miss a dose? If you forget to take the medication at the usual time, you must take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, you must skip the missed dose.

    2. Are there any storage precautions for pantoprazole? Store the medication at room temperature (25°C) and away from direct heat. Keep the drug out of reach of children.

    3. What long-term effects I might experience with pantoprazole? Use of pantoprazole for more than one year may increase your risk of bone fractures and vitamin B12 deficiency.

    4. Is pantoprazole an antacid? No, pantoprazole is not an antacid it is a proton pump inhibitor. Pantoprazole reduces the production of acid in stomach where as antacid neutralizes the acids present in stomach

    5. Can I take any other medications along with pantoprazole? It is safe to take other medications if prescribed by your doctor. However, avoid taking ketoconazole and other anti-fungals, warfarin, atazanavir and erlotinib.

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