Lesuride OD Tablet Details
What is Lesuride OD?
Lesuride OD Tablet is used for Indigestion, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Mental Disorder, Depression, Frequent Persistent Heartburn, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and other conditions.
Lesuride OD Tablet contains Levosulpiride as an active ingredient.
Lesuride OD Tablet works by decreasing the level of chemical compound present in the brain.
Lesuride OD Tablet Uses
Lesuride OD Tablet 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
Lesuride OD Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Lesuride OD Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
Decreasing the level of chemical compound present in the brain.
Lesuride OD Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients
Lesuride OD Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Levosulpiride (75 MG)
Lesuride OD Tablet – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Lesuride OD Tablet. 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.
- Absence Of Menstruation
- Abnormal Milk Secretion
- Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome
- Changes In Sexual Desire
- Abnormally Large Breast In Males
Lesuride OD Tablet – 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. 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
Lesuride OD Tablet – Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Lesuride OD Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Lesuride OD Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Aluminium and magnesium containing antacids
Lesuride OD Tablet – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Lesuride OD Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Lesuride OD Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Allergic reactions
- Cardiac impairment
- Gastrointestinal bleeding
- Malignant mastopathy
Other important Information on Lesuride OD Tablet
Missing a dose
In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Overdosage of Lesuride OD Tablet
Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Lesuride OD Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
Storage of Lesuride OD Tablet
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Lesuride OD Tablet.
Expired Lesuride OD Tablet
Taking a single dose of expired Lesuride OD Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
Lesuride OD Tablet – Frequently asked Questions
Can Lesuride OD Tablet be used for indigestion and gastroesophageal reflux disease?
Yes, indigestion and gastroesophageal reflux disease are among the most common reported uses for Lesuride OD Tablet. Please do not use Lesuride OD Tablet for indigestion and gastroesophageal reflux disease without consulting first with your doctor.
Should I consume Lesuride OD Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?
users have most commonly reported consuming Lesuride OD Tablet #After Food#. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor’s advice on how you should use this medicine.
Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Lesuride OD Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects.
Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.