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Kinocin-3 SR Tablet

Manufactured byEast West Pharma
ContainsCinitapride
Description

Kinocin-3 SR Tablet is an effective medicine used to increase the mobility of food in the stomach and intestine. It is used for the treatment of diseases such as gastroesophageal reflux disease, non-ulcer dyspepsia, gastrointestinal motility disorders, etc. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age.

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Substitutes

List of substitutes for Kinocin-3 SR Tablet

Cintapro 3 mg Tablet Sr
Zydus Cadila

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Kinocin-3 SR Tablet

  • Diarrhea
  • Drowsiness
  • Extrapyramidal effects
  • Itching
  • Gynecomastia

Uses of Kinocin-3 SR Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Gastroesophagal Reflux Disease
  • Non-ulcer dyspepsia
  • Gastroparesis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to cinitapride or any other inactive ingredients present along with this medicine.

Gastrointestinal bleeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from gastrointestinal bleeding since it may worsen the patient's condition.

Mechanical bowel obstruction

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of intestinal blockage due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Tardive dyskinesia

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of tardive dyskinesia caused by neuroleptic drugs since it may worsen the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

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

Elderly patients

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in elderly patients due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Use in pediatrics

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Driving and Operating machinery

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

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
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

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Atropine

Digoxin

Hyoscine Butylbromide

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as instructed by the doctor. This medicine should be taken at least 15 minutes before meals. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects.
Miscelleneous

To be taken before food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine acts by increasing the concentration of a certain chemical at the nerve endings, causing an increase in stomach muscle movement. This helps in the faster movement of food from the stomach to the intestine.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Gastrointestinal agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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