Thursday, March 22, 2018


Mechanism of action
Mosapride citrate is a selective 5-HT agonist. It is considered that this drug stimulates 5-HT4 receptors in the gastrointestinal nerve plexus, which increases the release of acetylcholine, resulting in the enhancement of gastrointestinal motility and gastric emptying.
Reference: Tripathi K.D., Essentials of Medical Pharmacology”, Jaypee brothers medical publishers, Seventh edition, New Delhi, page no. 663,667.

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