What is Levosulpiride?
The salt Levosulpiride is used for the treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Mental Disorder, Depression, Frequent Persistent Heartburn, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Indigestion and other conditions.Detailed information related to Levosulpiride's uses, side-effects, reviews, questions, interactions, and precautions is as follows:
Levosulpiride is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
· Mental Disorder
· Frequent Persistent Heartburn
· Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Levosulpiride Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Levosulpiride improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
· Decreasing the level of chemical compound present in the brain.
Levosulpiride - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur in medicines that contain Levosulpiride. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Changes In Sexual Desire
· Abnormal Milk Secretion
· Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
· Absence Of Menstruation
· Abnormally Large Breast In Males
Levosulpiride - Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Do not drive or operate machinery
· Have absence of periods, abnormal milk secretion or changes in sexual desire, fever, or muscle stiffness
· Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding