Clebopride

Description

Clebopride is used for the treatment of motility disorders of the stomach and intestines such as non-ulcer dyspepsia (NUD), chronic gastritis, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It is also used to treat nausea and vomiting after surgery or induced by cancer chemotherapy.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Clebopride

  • Restlessness
  • Blurred vision
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Diarrhea
  • Drowsiness

Uses of Clebopride

What is it prescribed for?

  • Functional gastrointestinal motility disorders
  • Nausea and vomiting
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to clebopride or other inactive ingredients present along with this medicine.

Gastrointestinal disorders

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from gastrointestinal bleeding, obstruction, or perforation due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Seizure disorder

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of seizures.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking/receiving this medicine.
General warnings

Depression

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of depression due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Driving or Operating machinery

This medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Use in Children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 12 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established. However, your doctor may prescribe this medicine if the benefits significantly outweigh the risks. In such case, the patient should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects.

Parkinson's disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with Parkinson's disease due to an increase in the risk of parkinsonian-like symptoms such as akinesia, bradykinesia, tremors, pill-rolling motion, and postural abnormalities. Close monitoring of clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Missed Dose

Oral Forms: Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

Overdose

Oral Forms: Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Monoamine oxidase inhibitors

Phenothiazines

Anti-dopaminergic agents

Disease interactions

Impaired kidney function

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Impaired liver function

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver impairment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Oral Forms: Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Injection: This medicine should be administered by a qualified healthcare professional. Inform the doctor if you have a known history of allergy to this medicine. Report to the doctor all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions before receiving this medicine.
Miscelleneous

To be taken before food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
It works by increasing the movement of food in the stomach and the intestine. It also blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can trigger nausea and vomiting.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antiemetics, Gastrointestinal agents

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. 2019 [cited 3 January 2019]. Available from:

https://cima.aemps.es//cima/dochtml/p/54570/Prospecto_54570.html

Clebopride [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2019 [cited 3 January 2019]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Clebopride

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Information on this page was last updated on 6 Feb 2019

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