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Cisapride (Systemic)

Brand Names : Propulsid, Prepulsid

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

  • Cholinergic enhancer
  • Gastrointestinal emptying (delayed) adjunct

Cisapride (SIS-a-pride) is a medicine that increases the movements or contractions of the stomach and intestines. It is used to treat symptoms such as heartburn caused by a backward flow of stomach acid into the esophagus.

Cisapride will only be available in the U.S. to certain patients who meet eligibility criteria from the manufacturer. Your doctor must enroll in a special program in order to prescribe this medicine for you. Cisapride is not available in Canada.

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Propulsid

In Canada -

  • Prepulsid

*† Not commercially available in the U.S. and Canada.


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Cisapride: Before Using

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