Resotran (Prucalopride Succinate)

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What is Resotran?

Resotran is prescribed for the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation. It is often recommended when other treatments, such as laxatives, cannot improve your condition. Chronic constipation occurs when you pass fewer than three stools a week.

Resotran (Prucalopride Succinate) FAQs

How does Resotran work?

It works by helping the intestines and stomach move food through the digestive system more effectively.

How do you use Resotran?

Resotran is taken orally as often as recommended by your doctor, usually once a day. It may be taken with or without food. Your dose is based on your history of treatment and medical condition.

It must be taken regularly to see the most benefit from it. Try to find a time of the day where you can remember to take this constantly. If you miss a dose you can take it when you remember.

You can skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next refill. Do to take a double dose to make up for one that was missed.

You should notice an improvement within a few days. If your constipation symptoms do not improve after 4 days, call your doctor for medical advice. They may recommend other products that can help you see ideal results.

Your doctor will advise you if you need supplemental drugs and how long you should take them. Follow the instructions for these drugs as prescribed by your doctor

What are the precautions and warnings of Resotran?

All orders from Sunshine Pharmacy are delivered in the manufacturer's packaging and include a medicine information sheet. We ask that you carefully read this information sheet and call us if you have any questions or do not understand the document

Advise your doctor if you have a history of the following:

  • diabetes
  • liver disease
  • other stomach/abdominal disorders
  • mental/mood problems
  • heart problems
  • kidney problems
  • intestinal perforation
  • crohn disease or ulcerative colitis

They may affect how Resotran works or it may make these conditions worse. You may need to look into alternate birth control methods if you take an oral contraceptive. Resotran may prevent you from absorbing it and increase your chances of becoming pregnant.

Store at room temperature when not in use. Keep out of reach of pets and children.

What drugs Interact with Resotran?

There are potential known drug interactions associated with Resotran. You should disclose all of your current vitamins, supplements, OTC drugs, herbal products and all current  prescription medicines. Our pharmacists will provide therapeutic screening for all orders against this supplied list.

Call your doctor or seek immediate medical attention if you experience an allergic reaction or drug interaction.

What are the Side Effects of Resotran?

We do not list all possible known side effects.You may experience a side effect that is not provided here. If you find that you are noticing severe side effects call your doctor or one of our pharmacists for counseling and medical advice.

Your doctor will normally balance the benefits of treatment  versus any possible  adverse reactions. Please call us and speak to the pharmacist if you have concerns about buying Resotran online.

  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • troubled breathing
  • redness of the skin
  • Chest pain or discomfort
  • passing gas
  • swelling of the face
  • excess air or gas in the stomach or bowels
  • headache
  • nausea
  • inability to speak
  • bloated or full feeling
  • tightness in the chest
  • thoughts or attempts at killing oneself
  • stomach pain
  • pain or discomfort in the arms, jaw, back, or neck
  • vomiting
  • double vision
  • Frequent urination of small amounts of urine in the daytime
  • sweating
  • headache, severe and throbbing
  • inability to move the arms, legs, or facial muscles
  • stomach distension
  • difficulty in speaking
  • Abnormal stomach or bowel sounds
  • Hives or welts, itching, skin rash
  • dizziness
  • decreased appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • confusion
  • slow speech

Is there a generic Resotran?

The generic version is Prucalopride. It's comparable in cost to the brand name product.

Does prucalopride cause weight gain?

The medicine itself does not affect your weight. Treating constipation may result in a slight change in weight.

How long do prucalopride tablets take to work?

Most individuals notice an improvement in a week or two. Contact your doctor if you are not experiencing an improvement in a month.

Can prucalopride be crushed?

Some medications may not work as well when crushed, split or chewed. Your doctor or pharmacist can advise you how to take the tablets if you have trouble swallowing them.

Is prucalopride a laxative?

While prucalopride helps treat constipation, it is not a laxative. It may be used in addition to laxatives to experience the best results.

When to take prucalopride?

Prucalopride works well no matter what time of the day you take it. Taking it around the same time a day will yield the best results.

Disclaimer: The information provided here is intended as supplementary information to that provided by your doctor. The guidance provided by your doctor supersedes any information provided on the website. Do not avoid or disregard any counseling from your licensed medical professional based on this information. If you have any medical questions that are not answered here, we do offer counseling from a licensed pharmacist.