Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:36 am

Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet

Uses of Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet

Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Nausea, Heartburn, Vomiting

Side effects of Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet are – Anxiety, Drowsiness, Dystonic Reactions, Seizures, Extrapyramidal Symptoms, Insomnia, Hallucinations, Headache, Restlessness, Suicidal Ideation, Akathisia, Confusion, Depression, Dizziness, Tardive Dyskinesia

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet

Do not use Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Metoclopramide, Paracetamol

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet works

Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet contains – Metoclopramide, Paracetamol

Metoclopramide stimulates motility of upper GI tract, increases lower esophageal sphincter tone and blocks dopamine receptors at the chemoreceptor trigger zone.

Paracetamol thought to produce analgesia by inhibiting prostaglandin and other substances that sensitize pain receptors. Drug may relieve fever through central action in the hypothalamic heat-regulating center.

Dosage of Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet

The dosage of Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Cepar 5mg/500mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

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Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Interaction

Drug :- Anticholinergics, opioid analgesics: May antagonize GI motility effects of metoclopramide. Use together cautiously.

CNS depressants: May cause additive CNS effects. Avoid using together.

Levodopa: Levodopa and metoclopramide have opposite effects on dopamine receptors. Avoid using together.

MAO inhibitors: May increase release of catecholamines in patients with hypertension. Use together cautiously.

Phenothiazines: May increase risk of extrapyramidal effects. Monitor patient closely.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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