Cisapride Oral Suspension (Compounded) Rx

Cisapride Oral Suspension (Compounded) Rx

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What are Cisapride Suspensions for Cats?

  • If your cat suffers from chronic constipation, talk to your pet's veterinarian about prescription Cisapride capsules.
  • This effective medication helps stimulate your cat’s intestinal contractions, reducing chronic constipation and easing other conditions where food and waste materials have stopped moving through the gastrointestinal tract.
  • Cisapride is a medication used to speed up the gastrointestinal (stomach and intestines) system in pets with acid reflux, constipation, and other diseases.
  • Cisapride suspensions are flavored liquids that may be easier to dose to cats that will not take capsules.
  • This medication is used as a prokinetic agent to treat GI stasis in several species, reflux esophagitis, and constipation (megacolon) in cats. 
  • It works by increasing lower esophageal peristalsis and sphincter pressure and accelerates gastric emptying.

Why do cats use Cisapride?

  • Cisapride is a prescription medication used to treat constipation and gastrointesnital disorders in cats.
  • Cisapride may also be prescibed to treat chronic indigestion or disorders of the esophagus. 
  • Cisapride stimulates the intestinal contractions to ease chronic constipation and reduces the amount of time it takes for your cat to empty his stomach.

What else should I know about Cisapride?

  • Eases constipation in cats.
  • Speeds up gastric emptying.
  • These suspensions are oil-based and should be stored at room temperature.

What problems could my cat have with Cisapride?

  • Side effects are not common, but include vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal discomfort.
  • Cisapride is not approved for use in humans, as it may cause humans to develop serious heart rhythm problems.
  • There are many drugs that interact with Cisapride. Do not give your cat any new drugs or supplements without speaking with your veterinarian.

How do you use Cisapride?

  • Shake the suspension well before use.
  • Cisapride is usually given 15 to 30 minutes before a meal, but may be given with or without food. Follow your veterinarian's directions.

What is in Cisapride?

  • Cisapride is a gastrointestinal (GI) motility modifier type medication which works to enhance motility of the digestive tract.
  • This medication may help reduce chronic constipation and other conditions where food and waste materials have stopped moving through the gastrointestinal tract.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Cisapride suspensions are a compounded medication. The ingredients will be mixed specially for your dog or cat in our pharmacy.

Is it important for my cat to finish all of the Cisapride?

  • Cats may use Cisapride for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.

Who makes these Cisapride Suspensions?

  • These Cisapride Suspensions are hand-made in our pharmacy. 
  • There is a minimum charge of $59.99.
  • Shelf-life limits cherry-flavored suspensions to to a 30-day supply.
  • Shelf-life limits other flavored suspensions to to an 80-day supply.
  • A minimum of 15 mL must be ordered.