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Tegaserod Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Tegaserod is prescribed in treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Tegaserod helps to make the movement of stools through the bowels faster.

Tegaserod No Prescription

Tegaserod is prescribed to treat chronic diseases and needs to be taken in regularly with a lot of seriousness.

Tegaserod Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include:
- Abdominal pain;
- Cold sweats;
- Confusion;
- Diarrhea;
- Flatulence;
- Headache;
- Nausea;
- Vomiting;

Tegaserod Side Effects

Side effects like:
- Swollen lips tongue or face;
- Needs to be treated seriously;
- Closing of the throat;
- Breathing trouble;

Serious side effects of Tegaserod:
- Diarrhea;
- Dizziness;
- Fainting;
- Lightheadedness;
- Unusual or excruciating stomach pain with blood stained stool;

Side effects like:
- Backache;
- Excess air or gas in stomach or intestines;
- Feeling of warmth;
- Full feeling;
- Itching skin;
- Leg pain;
- Migraine;
- Nausea;
- Redness of the face neck and arms and occasionally;
- Swollen face;
- Upper chest;

Tegaserod Brand Names

Other synonyms:
- Zelmac;
- Ther;
- Tegod;
- Tegibs;
- Tegasir;
- Tegarod;
- Procinet;
- Distimax;
- Coloserod;
- Colonaid;
- Altezerod;

Tegaserod Contraindications

Inform your pharmacist before taking Tegaserod about the nature of bowel syndrome you have:
- Abdominal adhesions;
- Bowel obstruction;
- Diarrhea;
- Gallbladder problems;
- Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction;

Active Ingredients:


Tegaserod Therapeutic actions:

Tegaserod contains the active ingredient Tegaserod which belongs to a group of medicines called stimulators of seretonin receptors. Tegaserod acts in the digestive tract and contributes to increase of movement of the stomach content through the digestive tract. This in its turn helps to prevent constipation. Tegaserod also lowers the sensitivity of the nerve cells in the digestive tract, decreases bloating.

Tegaserod prescription:

Tegaserod is prescribed for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with constipation and chronic idiopathic constipation.

Contraindications and cautions:

Tegaserod should not be taken in the following conditions:

  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Frequent diarrhea
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Gall bladder disease
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Hypersensitivity to any of the medication ingredient

Adverse effects:

There are possible side effects associated with this medicine that can affect individuals in different ways. If a side effect is stated here, that does not necessarily mean the fact that all people using Tegaserod will experience it or any other.

  • The most common Tegaserod side effects include: headache, addominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, meteorism, dizziness, bloating, migraine, back pain, vomiting, urinary tract infections.
  • Serious Tegaserod side effects: heart attack, stroke, vision changes, bloody diarrhea, rectal bleedings

The side effects listed above may not include all of the side effects reported by the drug's manufacturer.

For more information about any other possible risks associated with Tegaserod, please read the information provided with Tegaserod or consult your doctor or pharmacist.


It is important to tell your doctor or pharmacist what medicines you are already taking, including those bought without a prescription and herbal medicines, before you start treatment with Tegaserod. Similarly, check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking any new medication while taking this one, to ensure that the combination is safe. Tegaserod may interact with the following medicines:

  • Cardiac glycosides
  • Oral contraceptives

Additional Information:

DO NOT SHARE Tegaserod with others. DO NOT USE THIS MEDICINE for other health conditions. KEEP THIS PRODUCT, as well as syringes and needles, if needed during treatment, out of the reach of children. Do not reuse needles, syringes, or other materials.

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