GERBISA SUPPOSITORY

132.80

5 suppositories in 1 packet
MANUFACTURER
Zydus Cadila
SALT COMPOSITION
Bisacodyl (10mg)
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Description

Overview

INTRODUCTION

Gerbisa Suppository is a medicine used to treat constipation. It is a laxative and helps you empty your bowels. Sometimes it is used by hospitals before surgery or some internal examinations or treatments. It works by increasing movement in the intestine.

Gerbisa Suppository is used into the back passage (rectum) and must not be taken by mouth. Use this medicine at bedtime in a dose as advised by your doctor. Remember to inform the doctor if you have a history of stomach disorders such as appendicitis or a blockage in your bowel.

This medicine may cause side effects like stomach cramp, fainting, stomach discomfort, and rectal discomfort. This medicine when used with some lifestyle modifications like having fiber rich diet, increase fluid intake and regular exercise can help you to get better results.

USES OF GERBISA SUPPOSITORY

  • Constipation

SIDE EFFECTS OF GERBISA SUPPOSITORY

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Gerbisa

  • Stomach cramp
  • Fainting
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Rectal discomfort

HOW TO COPE WITH SIDE EFFECTS?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Stomach cramp
    In most cases, this is mild enough to be treated at home. Try to rest and relax. Putting a heat pad or covered hot water bottle on your stomach may also help. Having a warm bath or shower can help you relax and relieve the pain. Drink plenty of clear fluids such as water and reduce your intake of coffee, tea, lemon juice or soda. Avoid alcohol and smoking as these can aggravate the pain. Eating slowly and having smaller and more frequent meals can also help. If the pain is severe, speak to your doctor. They may be able to guide you better.

HOW TO USE GERBISA SUPPOSITORY

Remove the wrapper from the suppository before inserting it. Keep lying down for about 15 minutes after insertion so that the suppository does not come out before it melts.

HOW GERBISA SUPPOSITORY WORKS

Gerbisa Suppository is a laxative which dissolves in the rectum (large intestine) from where it is rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream. It works by increasing the movement of the intestine, thereby facilitating the passage of stool. This provides fast relief from constipation. It also helps clean out the intestines prior to medical procedures or examination.

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

No interaction found/established
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Gerbisa Suppository may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
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Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Gerbisa Suppository is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

No interaction found/established
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Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Gerbisa Suppository in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Gerbisa Suppository is generally not advised if there is associated vomiting as the loss of body water can be harmful to kidney function.
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Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Gerbisa Suppository in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE GERBISA SUPPOSITORY?

If you miss a dose of Gerbisa Suppository, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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