What is prucalopride?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Resotran Resolor


Prucalopride is a medication which targets the impaired motility associated with chronic constipation to help normalize bowel movements.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Chronic constipation 6 4
Irritable bowel syndrome 2 1
Stomach pain 2 0
Gastroparesis 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with prucalopride

Side effect Patients
Abdominal cramps 2
Fever/chills 1


Based on patients currently taking prucalopride

Dosage Patients
0.25 mg daily 1
12mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking prucalopride

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking prucalopride


Currently taking prucalopride

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking prucalopride

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking prucalopride after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Naloxegol (Movantik) 1

Patients stopped taking prucalopride and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Methylnaltrexone (Relistor) 1
Naloxegol (Movantik) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for prucalopride.