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Dr. Robin Rothstein
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Cisapride (Overview)

Cisapride is an anti-ulcer agent which is a kind of gastroenterology drug.


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Is there alternative to the drug cisapride?

Is there alternative to the drug cisapride?

Possibly: Cisapride was an pro motility agent. There are currently alternatives. Check with a gastroenterologist for a potential drug. ...Read more

Dr. Robin Rothstein
21 doctors shared insights

Cisapride (Overview)

Cisapride is an anti-ulcer agent which is a kind of gastroenterology drug.


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Is there alternative to the drug cisapride?

Possibly: Cisapride was an pro motility agent. There are currently alternatives. Check with a gastroenterologist for a potential drug. ...Read more

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I am 60 yrs old. I always feel like there is something in my throat. Got EH and benign thyroid tumor. Took propulsid and felt better. Stop& bcome wors?

I am 60 yrs old. I always feel like there is something in my throat. Got EH and benign thyroid tumor. Took propulsid and felt better. Stop& bcome wors?

Ans: If you feel there is something in the throat you should be checked and scoped. You could have a multitude of possibilities so get checked ...Read more

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My 2 week baby had a stool analysis with +1 undigested sugars; Doctor said breastfeed no dairy prod and gave us Cisapride and Ranitidine, is it ok?

My 2 week baby had a stool analysis with +1 undigested sugars; Doctor said breastfeed no dairy prod and gave us Cisapride and Ranitidine, is it ok?

Not sure. : Usually cisapride is given for reflux and ranitidine is used for hyper acidity causing severe episodes of crying and may be used concurrently if a mixture of symptoms are present. But u have mentioned only a stool test which tells us only about 1+ sugar. So the history is incomplete about making a judgment. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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Dr. James Lin
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Propulsid (Definition)

Propulsid is an anti-ulcer agent which is a ...Read more