- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions for TEGASPA 6MG TAB and its Constituents
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Serious Side-Effects
- 9 Rare Side-Effects
- 10 Disease Interactions
- 11 Technical Classification
- 12 Available Alternatives for TEGASPA 6MG TAB
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OverviewTEGASPA 6MG TAB is a Schedule X drug.
TEGASPA 6MG TAB is composed of: TEGASEROD (6.0 MG)
This medication is a selective serotonin receptor agonist, prescribed for irritable bowel syndrome in women who have constipation as their main symptom. It is also used for treating certain men and women who have a type of chronic constipation. Tegaserod indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.
UsageTEGASEROD is generally used to treat: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Constipation
TEGASEROD can address symptoms like: Abdomen Pain, Abdomen Bloating Or Fullness, Increased Passing Gas, Abdomen Change In Bowel Habits, Abdomen Stomach Cramps, Abdomen Discomfort, Anxiety, Depressed Mood, Loss Of Appetite
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Not Safe
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 18yrs
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Considered as Generally Safe – not enough studies to prove risk
Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Not Safe
How Do I Take It?TEGASPA 6MG TAB is generally taken Before Food.
Precautions for TEGASPA 6MG TAB and its Constituents
- Do not use tegaserod if you are smoking .
- Do not take this medication if you have diarrhea now or have diarrhea often.
- Tegaserod may cause some people to become dizzy. Make sure you know how you react to tegaserod before you drive, use machines, or do anything else that could be dangerous if you are dizzy.
- Caution should be exercised during pregnancy and breast feeding, children less than 18 years.Should not be given to patients allergic to tegaserod or any of its ingredients.
- Should not be given to patients with history of bowel obstruction, symptomatic gallbladder disease, sphincter of Oddi dysfunction or abdominal adhesions.
Symptoms of OverdosageTEGASEROD over-dosage can result in: Abdomen Bloating Or Fullness, Confusion, Chills, Increased Passing Gas, Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Head Headache
Common Side-EffectsTEGASEROD : Diarrhoea, Gas, Head Headache, Nausea, Abdomen Pain, Dizziness, Face Swelling, Redness, Vomit, Back Pain
Serious Side-EffectsTEGASEROD : Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, Urinary Tract Infection, Legs Pain, Chest Pain, Difficulty Sleeping, Joint Pain, Eyes Change In Vision, Difficulty Breathing
Rare Side-EffectsTEGASEROD : Skin Rash, Itchy Skin
Disease InteractionsTEGASEROD can interfere with: Intestinal Obstruction, Gall Bladder Disease, Intestinal Adhesions, Acute Liver Failure, Acute Renal Failure, Diarrhoea
Technical ClassificationTEGASEROD is categorized as: SEROTONINERGIC NEUROENTERIC MODULATORS / FUNCTIONAL BOWEL DISORDER AGENTS / GASTROINTESTINAL AGENTS
Available Alternatives for TEGASPA 6MG TAB
What are the commonly available Substitutes?
|IBSINORM 6MG TAB||INR 60.45 for 10 TABLETS||TEGASEROD 6.0 MG|
|TEGASPA 6MG TAB||INR 55.6 for 10 TABLETS||TEGASEROD 6.0 MG|
|TEGOD 6MG TAB||INR 55.67 for 10 TABLETS||TEGASEROD 6.0 MG|
|TIBS 6MG TAB||INR 54.83 for 10 TABLETS||TEGASEROD 6.0 MG|
What are the other drugs with similar Ingredients?
|IBSINORM 2MG TAB||INR 28.93 for 10 TABLETS||TEGASEROD 2.0 MG|
|TEGIBS 2MG TAB||INR 27 for 10 TABLETS||TEGASEROD 2.0 MG|