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INTRODUCTION

LEVOGASTROL OD contain Levosulpiride which belongs to a group of medicine called gastrointestinal prokinetics that increase intestinal peristalsis. It is used for short-term treatment of dyspeptic syndrome such as anorexia, bloating, stomach upset, postprandial headache, heartburn, belching, diarrhoea and constipation. It is also used in symptomatic short-term treatment of nausea and vomiting (caused by anticancer drugs) and vertigo, tinnitus, hearing loss and nausea associated with Meniere's Syndrome.

LEVOGASTROL OD works by increasing the movement of stomach and intestines and prevents reflux (acid going up to the food pipe) and quicken gastric and gall bladder emptying. This medicine causes some rare side effects such as QT prolongation, ventricular arrhythmias, ventricular tachycardia, ventricular fibrillation, and cardiac arrest.

Always take LEVOGASTROL OD exactly as your doctor has told you. It must be taken before food and try to take at the same time each day. It is strictly not recommended for use in children under 14 years of age. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

USES OF LEVOGASTROL OD

  • short-term treatment of dyspeptic syndrome (anorexia, bloating, stomach upset, postprandial headache, heartburn, belching, diarrhoea, constipation)
  • symptomatic short-term treatment of nausea and vomiting (caused by anticancer drugs) and vertigo, tinnitus, hearing loss and nausea associated with Meniere's Syndrome

HOW LEVOGASTROL OD WORKS

LEVOGASTROL OD works by increasing the movement of stomach and intestines and prevents reflux (acid going up to the food pipe).

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take LEVOGASTROL OD exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken before food and try to take at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

SIDE EFFECTS OF LEVOGASTROL OD

RARE

  • QT prolongation
  • ventricular arrhythmias
  • ventricular tachycardia
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • cardiac arrest

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

LEVOGASTROL OD is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

LEVOGASTROL OD is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machine while taking this medicine as it may cause drowsiness, tingling or dyskinesia.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with LEVOGASTROL OD.

KIDNEY

LEVOGASTROL OD should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

LEVOGASTROL OD should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take LEVOGASTROL OD if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to levosulpiride or any other ingredients in this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

LEVOGASTROL OD should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you have or had a condition such as,

  • hypertension
  • epilepsy
  • gastrointestinal disorders
  • suffer from dementia (memory loss or other mental means stroke or mini stroke, venous thromboembolism)
  • suffer from blood clots or someone in your family has a history of blood clots
  • breast cancer
  • pituitary gland prolactinomas and breast cancer
  • manic-depressive psychosis

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you use, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, and herbal supplements.

  • medicine that prolongs the QT interval (an abnormal heart rhythm)
  • medicines that cause electrolyte disturbances (an abnormality in the concentration of electrolytes in the body)
  • other medicine that acts on the central nervous system
  • beta blockers, calcium channel blockers (verapamil, diltiazem), clonidine, and digitalis
  • medicines to treat heart conditions
  • medicines such as antacids or sucralfate, sulpiride, lithium
  • medicines such as neuroleptics

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Levosulpiride
Pharmacological Category :   Gastrointestinal prokinetics
Therapeutic Indication :   Dyspeptic syndrome, Nausea and vomiting
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT LEVOGASTROL OD

Is LEVOGASTROL OD safe?

Yes, it is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Is LEVOGASTROL OD an antidepressant?

No, it is not an antidepressant. It belongs to a group of medicine called gastrointestinal prokinetics that increase intestinal peristalsis.

Can I take LEVOGASTROL OD during heart disease?

It should be used with caution in patients suffering from active heart diseases.

REFERENCES

1. C Mansi 1, V Savarino, S Vigneri, D Perilli, P Melga, L Sciabà, D De Martini, G S Mela. Gastrokinetic effects of levosulpiride in dyspeptic patients with diabetic gastroparesis. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov. Nov 1995. [Accessed 16 Feb 2021] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/7485007/

2. Supriyo Choudhury, Koustav Chatterjee, Ravi Singh, Shantanu Shubham, Santosh Trivedi, Suparna Chatterjee,1 and Hrishikesh Kumar. Levosulpiride-induced Movement Disorders. US National Library of Medicines, National Institutes of Health. Oct- Dec 2017. [Accessed 16 Feb 2021] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5820749/

3. Medochemie Ltd; [Revised on Jun 2019] [Accessed 16 Feb 2021] https://apteka.framar.bg/30076820/%D0%BB%D0%B5%D0%B2%D0%B8%D0%B4-%D1%82%D0%B0%D0%B1%D0%BB%D0%B5%D1%82%D0%BA%D0%B8-25-%D0%BC%D0%B3-30

4. TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Accessed 16 Feb 2021] https://www.torrentian.com/pisheet/Upload/PI_Sheet/2483.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete Blood Count

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    24 months
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    LEVOSULPIRIDE 75 MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Levogastrol OD 75 Tablet 10'S

Levogastrol OD 75 Tablet 10'S Mkt: Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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