Cisapride Compounded

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Cisapride Compounded

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Cisapride Compounded is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 4.
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Rated 3 out of 5 by from it will just do I'm not totally sure. There are times I got this drug from my pharmacy and I saw a greater improvement in my cat Oreo. I feel like this drug can be watered down. However there are not many places to get this drug.
Date published: 2017-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Medication at a Great Price Started ordering this medication for my 14-year-old dachshund who suffers from episodes of ileus. This medication has saved her life. She has gone from weekly trips to the er to once again living a quiet, happy life. We were originally ordering the medication from our hospital where it was $159 for a 30 day supply. Luckily, one of the pharmacists told me it would be worthwhile to check Pet Meds-we now get 100 capsules for $71. Thanks Pet Meds!!
Date published: 2017-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! This is a miracle medicine! My stewie doesn't drink water so he is chronically constipated. We tried lactulose, miralax, had a manual clean out...nothing worked. 24 hours after he started this he had a huge bowel movement. I am so relieved. We got this compounded into fish flavored and he gets .5 ml twice a day. Price is great too. Definitely affordable.
Date published: 2016-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product for Mega Colon in Cats My 16 year oldcat has suffered with Mega Colon and constipation for years. I am so happy that I can purchase this product in bulk. He gets this capsule mixed into his food 2x a day and it works wonders. My last supplier stopped selling compounded medicine so I was very happy to find out that 1800 pet meds had this in stock. Please do not stop compounding this medicine. It works wonders.
Date published: 2013-01-21
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Questions

I know it is recommended to administer this med 30 minutes before a meal, but can it be mixed into a small amount of food for ease of use?  Does it taste bad?

Asked by: Mousse
Cisapride may be mixed with a small amount of food to ease administration. The compounded liquid and chewable tablets may also be flavored to increase palatability.
Answered by: Lisa M
Date published: 2020-02-08

Is there a list of ingredients for this product?

Asked by: Mary
Thank you for your question. It depends on the dosage form, tablet or liquid, please give us a call to assist you further 1-800-738-6337.
Answered by: Sarah B PetMed Pro
Date published: 2019-12-14

How big are the capsules, in comparison to the size of baby aspirin, for example? Can they be split in two with a pill cutter?

Asked by: earthjazz
Cisapride capsules are approximately the size of a Tylenol gelcap. Since they are capsules, they cannot be split with a pill cutter; however, you may open the capsules and administer half the contents.
Answered by: Lisa M
Date published: 2020-02-08

I was told this drug was banned in the UK.  Is that true and if so is it safe to use here in the USA? 

Asked by: Scooter
Thank you for your question. Cisapride Compounded is banned for human use not for pets.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2019-01-31

Is cisapride bad tasting in capsules to sprinkle on food?  Are the capsules large or small enough to pill them if they won't take on food?

Asked by: Cleo
I was told no food for a half hour after giving the cat the medicine. I looked it up and it says it works better if you wait awhile to give food.
Answered by: Cheri
Date published: 2020-02-08

Will you send to uk?

Asked by: Pinco7
Thank you for your question. This medication can be shipped to the UK if the medication is prescribed by a DVM licensed in the US.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2018-06-26

Can I obtain the 10MG/90ML liquid version in a lower amount, say 40ML?

Asked by: AnnE
Thank you for your question. At this time we do not offer Cisapride 10mg in a 40ml.
Answered by: Crystal RPTechnician
Date published: 2018-04-18

I use the chew tabs and find that they dry out quickly (and this is only within 1 to 2 weeks of receiving them), even though I only peel one out at a time and keep them in a zip lock plastic bag. Are there any suggestions for keeping them moist?

Asked by: Cindy
Please call us at 1-800-738-6337 so we can check the lot number of your medication with our compounding lab.
Answered by: Lisa M
Date published: 2018-02-13
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What is Cisapride Compounded?

Cisapride Compounded is used in dogs and cats to speed up the digestive process without increasing gastric acid. It alleviates vomiting and other issues associated with slow digestive processes. Compounding is beneficial in instances where a specific dosage is unavailable or in different forms to make it easier to dose your pet. Cisapride Compounded requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

For:

Dogs & Cats

Benefits:

  • Reduces vomiting associated with mega esophagus, or other conditions that slow the emptying of the stomach
  • Used in cats for conditions such as mega esophagus, chronic constipation and megacolon

How it Works:

Cisapride Compounded stimulates the smooth muscle that lines the digestive tract to help contents move through the esophagus, stomach and the intestines

Cautions:

Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. Cisapride is a prescription drug and should be used according to your veterinarian's directions. It should only be given to the animal for which it was prescribed. Do not give this medication to a person.

Directions:

  • Give this medication to your pet exactly as your veterinarian prescribes. If you miss giving your pet a dose of cisapride, give the next dose as soon as you remember or, if it is close to the next scheduled dose, return to the regular schedule. Do not double dose in order to catch up.
  • Cisapride is usually given at least 30 minutes before feeding.
  • Cisapride does not cure the condition for which it is given. Treatment is generally continued for the life of the pet.
Tip:

Wash your hands after giving your pet this medication.

What is a Compounded Medication?

A compounded medication is the creation of a particular medication to fit the unique needs of a patient, including changing the form of the medication (e.g., from a solid pill to a liquid) for a variety reasons (e.g., to make it easier to take, to avoid a non-essential ingredient, to obtain the exact dose needed, adding favorite flavors).

If you are having difficulty giving your pet prescribed medication or need to find a discontinued medication, 1-800-PetMeds offers compounding services on select medications. We can prepare the following: (1) custom strength quantities of a medication (as capsules, liquid, chewable tablets, or transdermal (absorbed through the skin); (2) dosage forms to mask bitter or unpleasant taste (such as capsules or chewable tablets that can also be flavored); (3) dosage forms to make it easier to dose your pet such as a transdermal or liquid (that can also be flavored); and (4) discontinued products such as cisapride or DES.

What is Cisapride Compounded?

Cisapride Compounded is used in dogs and cats to speed up the digestive process without increasing gastric acid. It alleviates vomiting and other issues associated with slow digestive processes. Compounding is beneficial in instances where a specific dosage is unavailable or in different forms to make it easier to dose your pet. Cisapride Compounded requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

For:

Dogs & Cats

Benefits:

  • Reduces vomiting associated with mega esophagus, or other conditions that slow the emptying of the stomach
  • Used in cats for conditions such as mega esophagus, chronic constipation and megacolon

How it Works:

Cisapride Compounded stimulates the smooth muscle that lines the digestive tract to help contents move through the esophagus, stomach and the intestines

Cautions:

Keep this and all drugs out of reach of children. Cisapride is a prescription drug and should be used according to your veterinarian's directions. It should only be given to the animal for which it was prescribed. Do not give this medication to a person.

Directions:

  • Give this medication to your pet exactly as your veterinarian prescribes. If you miss giving your pet a dose of cisapride, give the next dose as soon as you remember or, if it is close to the next scheduled dose, return to the regular schedule. Do not double dose in order to catch up.
  • Cisapride is usually given at least 30 minutes before feeding.
  • Cisapride does not cure the condition for which it is given. Treatment is generally continued for the life of the pet.
Tip:

Wash your hands after giving your pet this medication.

What is a Compounded Medication?

A compounded medication is the creation of a particular medication to fit the unique needs of a patient, including changing the form of the medication (e.g., from a solid pill to a liquid) for a variety reasons (e.g., to make it easier to take, to avoid a non-essential ingredient, to obtain the exact dose needed, adding favorite flavors).

If you are having difficulty giving your pet prescribed medication or need to find a discontinued medication, 1-800-PetMeds offers compounding services on select medications. We can prepare the following: (1) custom strength quantities of a medication (as capsules, liquid, chewable tablets, or transdermal (absorbed through the skin); (2) dosage forms to mask bitter or unpleasant taste (such as capsules or chewable tablets that can also be flavored); (3) dosage forms to make it easier to dose your pet such as a transdermal or liquid (that can also be flavored); and (4) discontinued products such as cisapride or DES.