Drug Status in Canada : Approved


pronounced as (sis' a pride)

Why is this medication prescribed?

Cisapride is used to treat symptoms of nighttime heartburn in people who have not responded to other treatments.

How should this medicine be used?

Cisapride comes as a tablet and liquid to take by mouth. Cisapride usually is taken four times a day, 15 minutes before meals and at bedtime. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take cisapride exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.

What are the precautions to be followed?

Before taking cisapride,
  • tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to cisapride or any other drugs.
  • in addition to the medications listed in the IMPORTANT WARNING section, tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking, especially antianxiety medications, anticholinergics (atropine, belladonna, benztropine, dicyclomine, diphenhydramine, isopropamide, procyclidine, and scopolamine), anticoagulants ('blood thinners') such as warfarin (Coumadin), azithromycin (Zithromax), cimetidine (Tagamet), dirithromycin (Dynabac), diuretics ('water pills'), miconazole (Monistat), tranquilizers, and vitamins.
  • tell your doctor if you have or have ever had intestinal disorders or bleeding ulcers.
  • tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking cisapride, call your doctor.
  • you should know that this drug may make you drowsy. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how this drug affects you.
  • remember that alcohol can add to the drowsiness caused by this drug.

What are possible side effects of this medication ?

Cisapride may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:
  • diarrhea
  • upset stomach
  • stomach discomfort
  • headache
  • stuffy nose
  • constipation
  • coughing
If you experience any of the following symptoms or those listed in the IMPORTANT WARNING section call your doctor immediately:
  • vision changes
  • chest pain

How to store the medication and dispose it of after its use later?

Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed, and out of reach of children. Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture (not in the bathroom). Throw away any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your medication.

Drug Category/Class

  • Gastrointestinal Agents
  • Serotonin Receptor Agonists
  • Prokinetic Agents
  • Drugs for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Propulsives
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP2B6 Inducers
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP2B6 Inhibitors
  • CYP2A6 Inhibitors
  • CYP2A6 Inhibitors (strong)
  • CYP2A6 Inhibitors (moderate)
  • CYP2A6 Inducers
  • CYP2A6 Inducers (strong)
  • CYP2B6 Inhibitors (strong)
  • Anti-Ulcer Agents
  • Alimentary Tra
Prescribed For the symptomatic treatment of adult patients with nocturnal heartburn due to gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Weight :465.945
Structure Cisapride
Generic Drug Cisapride prescribed For the symptomatic treatment of adult patients with nocturnal heartburn due to gastroesophageal reflux disease.


Cisapride has 78 Brands listed

Alipride (10 mg)C Pride (10 mg)
Ceaseall (5 mg)Cenz (10 mg)
Cisade (10 mg)Cisade (30 ml)
Cisalone (10 mg)Cisapid (10 mg)
Cisapid (60 ml)Cisapro (10 mg)
Cisapro (20 mg)Cisapro (30 ml)
Cisapro (5 mg)Cisar (10 mg)
Cisariv (10 mg)Cisarose (10 mg)
Cisawal (10 mg)Cispel (10 mg)
Cispel (5 mg)Cispel (60 ml)
Ciszy (10 mg)Ciza (10 mg)
Ciza (20 mg)Ciza (30 ml)
Ciza (5 mg)Ciza (60 ml)
Cizap (10 mg)Esorid (10 mg)
Esorid (20 mg)Esorid (5 mg)
Expracid (10 mg)G Pride (10 mg)
Gastro (10 mg)Gastron (10 mg)
Gastropen (10 mg)Gastropen (20 mg)
Gastropen DT (5 mg)Mogit (10 mg)
Mogit (20 mg)Moten (10 mg)
Moten (60 ml)Moticare (10 mg)
Motilax (10 mg)Motilax (30 ml)
Mten (10 mg)Mten (60 ml)
Normokime (10 mg)Nupride (10 mg)
Orticid (10 mg)Peristal (10 mg)
Peristal (20 mg)Peristil (10 mg)
Peristil (5 mg)Peristil (60 ml)
Picpride (10 mg)Ppulsid (10 mg)
Ppulsid (20 mg)Ppulsid (5 mg)
Prepulsid (10 mg)Prepulsid (20 mg)
Prepulsid (5 mg)Pride (10 mg)
Procisa (10 mg)Progit (10 mg)
Progit (10 mg) (Jenburkt Pharma)Prokine (10 mg)
Prokine (5 mg)Pryde (10 mg)
Pulsid (10 mg)Pulsid (5 mg)
Pulsid (60 ml)Rhonepride (10 mg)
Santiza (10 mg)Santiza (30 ml)
Santiza (5 mg)Syspride (10 mg)
Ulcipride (10 mg)Unipride (10 mg)

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