What is Sulpiride?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Espiride Dogmatil

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Sulpiride is a selective dopamine D2 antagonist with antipsychotic and antidepressant activity.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Generalized anxiety disorder 4 1
Anxious mood 2 2
Bipolar disorder 1 0
Borderline personality disorder 1 0
Depressed mood 1 1
Flatulence 1 0

Show all 11 reasons taken


  • 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 1
Mild 2
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sulpiride

Side effect Patients
Absence of menstruation (amenorrhea) 1
Lactation 1
Sweating 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Sulpiride

Dosage Patients
20 mg daily 1
50 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Sulpiride

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 3
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Sulpiride

Duration

Currently taking Sulpiride

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Sulpiride

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

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Sulpiride and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Clonazepam (Klonopin) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Sulpiride.