Levosulpiride is used in the treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux), Irritable bowel syndrome, heartburn, schizophrenia and depression.
Levosulpiride is a atypical antipsychotic. It works by increasing the release of acetylcholine (a chemical messenger). This increases the movement of stomach and intestines, and prevents reflux (acid going up to the food pipe).
SIDE EFFECTS :
Increased prolactin level in blood, Extrapyramidal symptoms, Weight gain, Akathisia (inability to stay still), Increased liver enzymes, Constipation, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Sedation, Maculopapular rash.