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What is another name for prucalopride?

What is another name for prucalopride?

About prucalopride

Type of medicine Selective serotonin 5HT4-receptor agonist
Used for Constipation
Also called Resolor®
Available as Tablets

When will Motegrity become generic?

December 14, 2023 – NEW CHEMICAL ENTITY.

Does Motegrity have generic?

Motegrity and Amitiza are both available as brand-name drugs. They don’t have generic forms. Brand-name medications usually cost more than generics.

Can you take prucalopride long term?

Prucalopride can be prescribed for women with long term constipation, whose condition has not responded to standard laxatives.

How long can you take prucalopride?

Prucalopride is well tolerated and remained effective in an RCT of up to 12 weeks’ duration. The most common adverse events of nausea and headache occurred in the first week of treatment in the majority of patients.

What is the brand name of prucalopride?


Clinical data
Trade names Resolor, Resotran, Motegrity
AHFS/Drugs.com Monograph
MedlinePlus a619011
License data EU EMA: by INN US DailyMed: Prucalopride

Is there a substitute for Motegrity?

Motegrity (prucalopride) is the first selective serotonin type 4 (5-HT4) receptor agonist approved for CIC. Other treatments for CIC include Linzess (linaclotide) and Trulance (plecanatide).

Who should not take Motegrity?

Motegrity is not approved for use by anyone younger than 18 years old.

What is the generic name for prucalopride?

MOTEGRITY is a prescription medicine used in adults to treat a type of constipation called chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC).

Are Motegrity and Trulance the same?

Is prucalopride better than linaclotide?

In patients who did not respond to prucalopride, 67% reported improvement after switching to linaclotide. Subjective satisfaction for treating their constipation symptoms was greater for patients who received linaclotide than prucalopride (69% vs. 47%).

When should prucalopride be stopped?

Stop taking prucalopride and get medical help right away if you have any very serious side effects, including: severe/persistent abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea, rectal bleeding, mental/mood changes (such as depression, thoughts of suicide or of hurting yourself). A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare.