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Overview

Cintodac Capsule is used for Back flow of acid from stomach, Heartburn, Intestinal or stomach ulcers, Inflammation of esophagus, Excess acid secretion by stomach, Treatment of delayed gastric emptying, Treatment of functional dyspepsia, Difficulty in swallowing, Functional dyspepsia, Heart burn and other conditions. Cintodac Capsule may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Cintodac Capsule contains Cinitapride and Pantoprazole as active ingredients.
Cintodac Capsule works by acting as an agonist at 5HT4 serotonergic receptor, as an antagonist at 5HT2 serotonergic and D2 dopaminergic receptor; reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach;
Detailed information related to Cintodac Capsule's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

Uses

Cintodac Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
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Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Cintodac Capsule. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.

Precautions

Before using Cintodac Capsule, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Be careful before using the medicine if having liver disease and deficiency of vitamin B12
  • Consult your doctor if you have gastrointestinal bleeding, obstruction, perforation, or movement disorder
  • Do not drink alcohol
  • Do not take the medicine if you are allergic to it
  • It may cause movement disorder or prolong heartbeat in elderly patients
  • Risk of cardiac arrhythmias
  • Swallow the tablet as a whole
  • Take caution if you are allergic to it
  • Take doctor's advice before taking the medicine if having low magnesium levels
  • Take the medicine one hour before meal

Interactions with Cintodac Capsule

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Cintodac Capsule may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Cintodac Capsule may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Anticholinergic agents
  • Atazanavir
  • Digoxin
  • Erlotinib
  • Itraconazole
  • Ketoconazole
  • Methotrexate
  • Nelfinavir
  • Pantoprazole
  • Posaconazole

When not to use Cintodac Capsule

Hypersensitivity to Cintodac Capsule is a contraindication. In addition, Cintodac Capsule should not be used if you have the following conditions:
  • Atrophic gastritis
  • Broken bone
  • Clostridium difficile bacteria related colitis
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Inadequate vitamin B12
  • Interstitial nephritis
  • Low amount of magnesium in the blood
  • Osteoporosis

Composition and Active Ingredients

Cintodac Capsule is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Packages and Strengths

Cintodac Capsule is available in the following packages and strengths
Cintodac Capsule - Packages: 10 Capsule
Cintodac Capsule - Strengths: 3MG+40MG

Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Cintodac Capsule safe to use when pregnant?
    • Cinitapride: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
    • Pantoprazole: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
  • Is Cintodac Capsule safe while breastfeeding?
    • Cinitapride: No
    • Pantoprazole: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
  • Can Cintodac Capsule be used for back flow of acid from stomach and heartburn?
    Yes, back flow of acid from stomach and heartburn are among the most common reported uses for Cintodac Capsule. Please do not use Cintodac Capsule for back flow of acid from stomach and heartburn without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Cintodac Capsule.
  • How long do I need to use Cintodac Capsule before I see improvement of my conditions?
    TabletWise.com website users have reported same day and > 3 months as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine. Please consult with your doctor to check how long do you need to use Cintodac Capsule. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as time for effectiveness for Cintodac Capsule.
  • At what frequency do I need to use Cintodac Capsule?
    TabletWise.com website users have reported once a day and twice a day as the most common frequency of using Cintodac Capsule. Please follow your doctor's advice on how often you need to Cintodac Capsule. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as frequency of using Cintodac Capsule.
  • Should I use Cintodac Capsule empty stomach, before food or after food?
    TabletWise.com website users have most commonly reported using Cintodac Capsule empty stomach. However, this may not be reflective of how you should use this medicine. Please follow your doctor's advice on how you should use this medicine. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as timing of using Cintodac Capsule.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Cintodac Capsule medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Cintodac Capsule. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, the government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly wean off the use?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Cintodac Capsule

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Cintodac Capsule

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Cintodac Capsule, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Cintodac Capsule

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Cintodac Capsule.

Expired Cintodac Capsule

  • Taking a single dose of expired Cintodac Capsule is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drugs. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to the product package.

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Last updated date

This page was last updated on 9/27/2020.
This page provides information for Cintodac Capsule Product in English.
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