GENERIC NAME: CISAPRIDE - ORAL (SIS-uh-pride)
BRAND NAME(S): Propulsid
WARNING: Serious, even fatal heart problems have occurred when cisapride was used alone or with other drugs such as azole antifungals (e.g., ketoconazole), macrolide antibiotics (e.g., erythromycin), nefazodone, protease inhibitors (e.g., ritonavir), drugs used to treat irregular heartbeats such as quinidine or sotalol, antidepressants (e.g., tricyclic or certain tetracyclics), antipsychotics (e.g., certain phenothiazines, sertindole), astemizole, sparfloxacin, and terodiline. This is not a complete list of drugs that should not be used with cisapride. Tell your doctor of all medications you are using. Do not use cisapride if you have (or have had) heart problems, kidney problems, chest pain (angina), low potassium or magnesium levels, or breathing problems. Use only the amount prescribed by your doctor.
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