What is Neopride Total?
Neopride Total Capsule is used for Indigestion, Gastric Acidity, Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gastro-Intestinal Reflux, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and other conditions.
Neopride Total Capsule contains Levosulpiride, and Rabeprazole as active ingredients.
Neopride Total Capsule works by blocking the activity of the proton pumps in the stomach wall; decreasing the level of chemical compound present in the brain.
Neopride Total Capsule Uses
Neopride Total Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Gastric Acidity
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Gastro-Intestinal Reflux
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
- Stomach Ulcers
- Intestinal Ulcers
- Mental Disorder
- Frequent Persistent Heartburn
Neopride Total Capsule Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Neopride Total Capsule improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
- Blocking the activity of the proton pumps in the stomach wall.
- Decreasing the level of chemical compound present in the brain.
Neopride Total Capsule – Composition and Active Ingredients
Neopride Total Capsule is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
- Rabeprazole (20 MG)
- Levosulpiride (75 MG)
Neopride Total Capsule – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Neopride Total Capsule. 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.
- Joint Pain
Neopride Total Capsule – 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
- Take this medication one hour before meal
- Take vitamin D and calcium supplements to prevent risk of fractures
Neopride Total Capsule – Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Neopride Total Capsule 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. Neopride Total Capsule may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Aluminium and magnesium containing antacids
Neopride Total Capsule – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Neopride Total Capsule is a contraindication. In addition, Neopride Total Capsule should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Allergic reactions
- Cardiac impairment
- Gastrointestinal bleeding
Other important Information on Neopride Total Capsule
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 Neopride Total Capsule
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 Neopride Total Capsule, 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.
Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
Storage of Neopride Total Capsule
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 Neopride Total Capsule.
Expired Neopride Total Capsule
Taking a single dose of expired Neopride Total Capsule 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.
Neopride Total Capsule – Packages and Strengths
Neopride Total Capsule is available in the following packages and strengths
Neopride Total Capsule – Packages: 10 Capsule, 15 Capsule
Neopride Total Capsule – Strengths: 75MG+20MG
Neopride Total Capsule – Frequently asked Questions
Is Neopride Total Capsule safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
Levosulpiride: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
Is Neopride Total Capsule safe while breastfeeding?
Rabeprazole: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Levosulpiride: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Can Neopride Total Capsule be used for indigestion and gastric acidity?
Yes, indigestion and gastric acidity are among the most common reported uses for Neopride Total Capsule. Please do not use Neopride Total Capsule for indigestion and gastric acidity without consulting first with your doctor.
How long do I need to use Neopride Total Capsule before I see improvement of my conditions?
Users have reported 1 week and > 3 months as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Neopride Total Capsule.
At what frequency do I need to use Neopride Total Capsule?
Users have reported once a day and twice a day as the most common frequency of using Neopride Total Capsule. Please follow your doctor’s advice on how often you need to Neopride Total Capsule.
Should I consume Neopride Total Capsule empty stomach, before food or after food?
Users have most commonly reported consuming Neopride Total Capsule empty stomach. 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 Neopride Total Capsule 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. Please check for these effects on your body when using Neopride Total Capsule. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
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.