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Progit 1 mg Tablet

Manufactured byMICRO LABS LTD
ContainsCinitapride
Description
Progit 1 mg Tablet is a gastroprokinetic medicine that enhances the motility of the stomach and intestine and anti-ulcer medicine. This medicine is used to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), a condition in which stomach acid flows back into the food pipe, causing heartburn and discomfort It is also used to treat non-ulcer dyspepsia (indigestion), and gastroparesis (delayed gastric emptying). Progit 1 mg Tablet works by increasing the production of a chemical messenger that improves the movement of food from the mouth through the oesophagus, stomach, intestines and out of the body. Progit 1 mg Tablet shows common side effects like headache, dizziness, nausea, and vomiting. This medicine can also cause diarrhoea; hence, drink plenty of water to prevent dehydration. These side effects are temporary and resolve with time, however, it is advised to consult your doctor if the side effects persist or do not go away. Progit 1 mg Tablet is usually taken 15 minutes before each meal. It is suggested to take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor. He/she will suggest the dose and duration of Progit 1 mg Tablet depending on your condition and symptoms. Do not self-medicate as this can lead to certain complications. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you notice it. If your next dose is approaching, skip the missed dose and continue to your regular dosing plan. Do not take an extra dose to make up for a missed dose. Progit 1 mg Tablet is not recommended if you have gastrointestinal bleeding (a condition in which bleeding occurs in your oesophagus, stomach, or intestine), intestinal obstruction (blockage in your intestine), and perforation (hole in the wall of stomach or intestine). Inform your doctor if you have any kidney, liver, heart problems, or any other medical conditions as this will help your doctor to plan the treatment accordingly. Also, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding as this medicine may not be safe during pregnancy and for the infant.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Progit 1 mg Tablet

Cintapro 1 mg Tablet
Zydus Cadila

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Progit 1 mg Tablet

  • Diarrhoea
  • Drowsiness
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Discolored urine
  • Muscle and joint pain

Uses of Progit 1 mg 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 time required for Progit 1 mg Tablet to show its action is not clinically known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which Progit 1 mg Tablet remains active in your body is around 8 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Progit 1 mg Tablet. It may lead to excessive drowsiness.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported with the use of Progit 1 mg Tablet.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Safety of Progit 1 mg Tablet in pregnant women has not yet been determined. Hence, this medicine is not recommended in pregnancy. If you are pregnant, inform your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe Progit 1 mg Tablet only if the potential benefits exceed the risks.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    Avoid taking Progit 1 mg Tablet if you are breastfeeding as it is unknown if the medicine passes into your breastmilk. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine to understand its risks and benefits.

Allergy

Avoid using Progit 1 mg Tablet if you have a known allergy to cinitapride or any other ingredients present in this medicine. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice symptoms of serious allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulties, etc.

Stomach Ulcers

Stomach ulcers are ulcers or sores present in the wall or lining of your stomach. Abdominal pain is the most common symptom of a stomach ulcer. You may also experience nausea, vomiting or bloating. Do not take Progit 1 mg Tablet if you are having stomach ulcers, this medicine may worsen your condition.

Tardive dyskinesia

Tardive dyskinesia is a neurological condition that involves abnormal movements of the jaw, lips and tongue. The condition is caused by prolonged use of some psychiatric medicines. Progit 1 mg Tablet is not recommended for people having Tardive dyskinesia, as it can worsen their condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Safety of Progit 1 mg Tablet in pregnant women has not yet been determined. Hence, this medicine is not recommended in pregnancy. If you are pregnant, inform your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe Progit 1 mg Tablet only if the potential benefits exceed the risks.

Breast-feeding

Avoid taking Progit 1 mg Tablet if you are breastfeeding as it is unknown if the medicine passes into your breastmilk. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine to understand its risks and benefits.
General warnings

Elderly patients

Progit 1 mg Tablet should be used with extreme caution in elderly people due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. This medicine may also increase the risk of tardive dyskinesia (a side effect characterized by abnormal involuntary movements of the jaw, lips and tongue) in elderly people. In such conditions, appropriate dosage adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required.

Use in children

Progit 1 mg Tablet is not recommended for children below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of this medication is not clinically known.

Driving and Operating machinery

Progit 1 mg Tablet may cause drowsiness, hence it is advised to not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving or operating machines if you are taking this medicine.

Missed Dose

If you forgot to take the dose of Progit 1 mg Tablet at a given time, then take it 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.

Overdose

Never take more than the prescribed dose of Progit 1 mg Tablet. If you suspect that you might have taken an overdose of this medicine, go to the emergency department of your local hospital.
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

Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Progit 1 mg Tablet. It may lead to excessive drowsiness.
Interaction with Medicine

Tramadol

Atropine

Aliskiren

Digoxin

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Progit 1 mg Tablet as instructed by your doctor. You should take this medicine at least 15 minutes before your meals. Do not take in larger or lower dosages than advised. Consult your doctor if you experience any side effects. This medication may cause diarrhoea; if you have watery stools, consult your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken before food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Progit 1 mg Tablet works by increasing the motility of the intestine by stimulating the release of a chemical messenger (acetylcholine) in your body. This improves the movement of your oesophagus (tube connecting your mouth to your stomach), stomach and intestines during digestion.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Benzamide, Gastroprokinetic Agent

Schedule

Schedule H

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