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- Curran, M.P. & Robinson, D.M. Drugs (2008) 68: 981. doi:10.2165/00003495-200868070-00007
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▴ Mosapride was effective in improving overall symptoms in patients with gastrointestinal disorders, including chronic gastritis, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and functional dyspepsia.
▴ Mosapride was more effective than teprenone in improving gastric stasis symptoms and gastric pain after 2 weeks of therapy (p < 0.001) in an open-label trial in 1042 patients with functional dyspepsia.
▴ Mosapride was as effective as famotidine and itopride, but more effective than tandospirone, in improving overall or individual symptoms of functional dyspepsia in randomized trials. However, in one randomized, double-blind trial in patients with mild to severe disease, the improvement in overall symptoms of functional dyspepsia did not differ significantly between mosapride or placebo treatment.
▴ Mosapride was well tolerated, with diarrhoea/loose stools, dry mouth, malaise and headache being reported in <5% of patients.