Uses of Mosapride
Mosapride is used in the treatment of heartburn, nausea and vomiting caused by chronic gastritis (condition that occurs when your stomach lining becomes inflamed) and disorders associated with reduced gastrointestinal motility (digestive problems that occurs when the nerves or muscles of the gut do not work in a coordinated way). It is also used as an adjuvant therapy with oral gastrointestinal lavage solution for barium enema x-ray examination.
Mosapride: Gastroprokinetic agent
How Mosapride works
Mosapride works by stimulating selective receptors in the gastrointestinal region which releases certain chemical messengers that enhances gastrointestinal motility and gastric emptying thus provides relief from the symptoms of chronic gastritis and disorders associated with reduced gastrointestinal motility.
Common side effects of Mosapride
- abdominal pain
- dry mouth
- itchy welts
- feeling fullness
- loss of appetite
When to consult your doctor
- In case of accidental overdosage
Health Tips for Mosapride
- To support gastrointestinal health, eat a balanced and healthy diet. Consume a wide range of fruits and vegetables, entire grains, and lean proteins. Eat smaller, more frequent meals throughout the day instead of huge, substantial ones
- Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout the day. Hydration is critical for proper digestion and bowel function
- If you have identified specific foods that worsen your gastrointestinal symptoms, try to avoid them. Common trigger foods may include spicy, fatty, or greasy foods, as well as caffeine and alcohol.
- Take your time while eating and chew your food thoroughly. This can aid in the digestion process and reduce the likelihood of indigestion or reflux
- Overeating can put extra strain on your digestive system and may exacerbate gastrointestinal issues. Practice portion control and stop eating when you feel comfortably full
- Carbonated beverages can contribute to bloating and gas. Limit your consumption of carbonated drinks if you experience these symptoms
- Smoking and alcohol consumption can aggravate gastrointestinal symptoms, particularly for those with GERD. If you smoke, consider quitting, and limit alcohol intake
- If you are overweight, losing weight may help alleviate some gastrointestinal symptoms. However, consult with your doctor before starting any weight loss program
- Take mosapride exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the recommended dosage and dosing schedule