Gastabid 2mg Tablet 10'S

Vomitting/Emesis Rx required
NOT AVAILABLE
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.100.00

What is GASTABID?

  • GASTABID contains Trifluoperazine, which belongs to a class of drugs called phenothiazine tranquilizers
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
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Directions & For Use
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What GASTABID is used for?

It is used to,

  • manage anxiety and depression
  • treat nausea and vomiting
  • treat and prevent relapses of schizophrenia (a serious mental illness) and related conditions

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your Doctor, if you:

  • are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine
  • suffering from liver problems, blood disorders, inability of the heart to maintain adequate circulation causing breathlessness and swelling of the ankles
  • or your family members is suffering from any disease involving the heart and blood vessels (cardiovascular disease)
  • suffering from a brain disorder causing tremors, rigidity and slowing of movement (Parkinson’s disease)
  • suffering from fits (epilepsy)
  • suffering from an eye disease called narrow angle glaucoma which causes increased pressure inside the eye, abnormal muscle weakness (Myasthenia gravis) or enlargement of prostate gland
  • exposed to extremes in temperature as this medicine can affect body temperature control
  • suffer from loss of cognitive (memory, language, intelligence) ability - dementia
  • or someone else in your family has a history of blood clots
  • previously suffered from neuroleptic malignant syndrome (high fever, sweating, unstable blood pressure, muscle rigidity,dazed, drowsy)
  • have diabetes
  • have high cholesterol
  • The following symptoms may occur in newborn babies, of mothers that have used this medicine in the last trimester (last three months of their pregnancy): shaking, muscle stiffness and/or weakness, sleepiness, agitation, breathing problems and difficulty in feeding
  • Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or while breast feeding, unless your doctor decides that treatment is essential
  • Before giving this medicine to your children, consult your doctor
  • It has negligible or no influence on the ability to drive or use machinery

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • sedative
  • anaesthetics used prior to surgery
  • strong pain killers (e.g. codeine)
  • guanethidine (used for lowering blood pressure)
  • anticholinergic medicines used to reduce saliva and lung secretions (e.g. atropine, procyclidine)
  • antidepressants (e.g. other phenothiazines, lithium)
  • anticonvulsants
  • levodopa (for Parkinson’s disease)
  • anticoagulants such as warfarin
  • desferrioxamine (used to treat iron poisoning)
  • antacids used to treat indigestion
  • neuroleptics
  • heart medicines which prolong the QT interval (e.g. quinidine, disopyramide, procainamide, amiodarone, sotalol)
  • drugs causing electrolyte imbalances (e.g. diuretics)
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Swallow the tablet with a glass of water. It can be taken with or without food

If you take more GASTABID

  • If you take too many tablets, contact your doctor  

If you forget to take GASTABID

  • If you miss a dose, wait until your next dose. Do not take the dose you have missed. You can then carry on as before. Do not take more than one dose at a time

If you stop taking GASTABID

  • Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects although not everybody gets them.

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Uncommon
Rare
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  • blood clots in the veins especially in the legs
  • allergic reaction includes a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue
  • breast cancers or lead to breast enlargement in men or to inappropriate milk production or altered menstrual cycle (e.g. periods stop)
  • sore throat, high fever, feel very tired, become pale, develop bruises and nose bleeds
  • slurred speech, odd movements of the face, particularly of the tongue, eyes, head or neck (such as twisting of the neck which causes an unnatural positioning of the head, rigid muscles, tremors or restlessness and difficulty in sitting still)
  • fast or irregular heartbeat, constipation, difficulty or inability to pass urine or a high temperature
  • feeling slowed down, whilst others of being agitated
  • jaundice (yellowing of skin and whites of eyes), eye problems, skin colouring (pigmentation) and blood problems
  • weakness, drowsiness, dizziness, restlessness, difficulty in sleeping, dry mouth, blurred vision or eye problems, muscle weakness, loss of appetite, faintness on standing up, weight gain, water retention causing swelling or confusion
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Additional Information
Storage
[ADDITIONALINFORMATION]
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at a room temperature of 15-25° C
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