Prucalopride Succinate is a medicinal drug indicated for the treatment of chronic constipation. It is needed to limit the frequently observed adverse effects caused by laxatives, to improve general health and quality of life. It also provides an alternative for enemas or even resectional surgery in people with stimulant laxatives induce disabling adverse effects or fail to increase bowel movement frequency. This is a prokinetic agent available in a conventional tablet form.
Class of Drugs – Selective serotonin type 4 receptor agonist
Molecular Formula – C22H32ClN3O7
Molecular Weight - 486 g/mol
Working: Given medication belongs to a class of drugs known as Selective serotonin type 4 (5-HT4) receptor agonist. It elicits GI prokinetic actions, which stimulates colonic peristalsis or high-amplitude propagating contractions that help increase the bowel movement. This way Prucalopride Succinate effectively treats chronic constipation.
Uses: This mentioned medicine is indicated for the treatment of chronic constipation. Prucalopride Succinate composed medicine is prescribed when other medications such as laxatives have not provided relief. This drug acts by improving how well the stomach and intestines move food through the bowels during digestion.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This active component is used in a popular brand medicine as given below:
- Motegrity: 1 mg and 2 mg
This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women, it may cause some serious side effects and can harm the fetus.