Cisapride Transdermal Gel (Compounded) Rx

Cisapride Transdermal Gel (Compounded) Rx

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What are Cisapride Transdermal Gels 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.
  • The transdermal gel is a thick gel containing cisapride which is applied to the skin of the pet and is absorbed through the skin to the bloodstream. It is good for cats that will not take medications by mouth.
  • 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.
  • The transdermal gels should be stored at room temperature. The gel may become runny if stored in the refrigerator.

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?

  • Apply the transdermal gel to the hairless portion of the inner ear. Alternate ears with each dose.
  • Protective finger cots or examination gloves should be worn when applying this medication.
  • Cisapride is usually given 15 to 30 minutes before a meal. 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 transdermal gels 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 Transdermal Gels?

  • These Cisapride Transdermal Gels are hand-made in our pharmacy. 
  • There is a minimum charge of $59.99.
  • Shelf-life limits cherry-flavored suspensions to to a 50-day supply.