Medicine : Gerbisa (10mg)

Name:Gerbisa (10mg)
Manufacturer:Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd (german Remedies)
Generic Use:Bisacodyl
Composition:Bisacodyl(10 Mg)
Substitutes:julax (10mg) , conlax rectal(10mg) , dulcoflex rectal(10mg) , dulcoflex adult supp(5) , gerbisa (10mg)

Generic ( Bisacodyl )

Typical use Of Bisacodyl :Laxative And Suppository.Neurogenic Bowel Syndrome.
Mechanism of action of Bisacodyl :Bisacodyl Works By Stimulating Enteric Nerves To Cause Colonic Mass Movements. It Is Also A Contact Laxative; It Increases Fluid And NaCl Secretion. Action Of Bisacodyl On Small Intestine Is Negligible; Stimulant Laxatives Mainly Promote Evacuation Of The Colon.
Drug Interaction of Bisacodyl :Bisacodyl Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Ranitidine, Omeprazole. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Bisacodyl :Diarrhoea, Malabsorption, Protein-losing Gastroenteropathy, Potassium Depletion, Nausea, Vomiting, Gastric Irritation, Cramps.


How Bisacodyl will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Bisacodyl will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Bisacodyl

No Studies Found