What is pemix?

Pemix® is the name or trademark of a synthetically manufactured drug which uses cinitapride as an active ingredient , a chemical compound that belongs to the line of prokinetic drugs, with an effect on the motility of the smooth muscles of the gastrointestinal system.

To be highlighted: This medicine is made by the company called Industrias Farmacéuticas Almirall, SA and distributed in Mexico by GRÜNENTHAL DE MÉXICO, SA de CV 

What is pemix used for?

  • Thanks to the mechanism of action of cinitapride, pemix ® improves the motility of the digestive tract , thus accelerating gastric emptying and delaying gastrointestinal transit.
  • It is used to treat:
    • Gastroesophageal reflux episodes.
    • Functional disorders of gastrointestinal motility.
    • functional dyspepsia.
    • Irritable bowel disease.
    • The feeling of premature satiety.
    • Abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting .

Dosage and routes of administration of pemix

Pemix® is sold in a box with cinitapride bitartrate tablets, equivalent to 1 mg of cinitapride, or in sachets with granulated powder with the same concentration. The administration in both cases is orally and the dosage for information purposes can be as follows:

  • Adults: Take one tablet or one sachet dispensed in water three times a day, fifteen minutes before each meal.

side effects of pemix

Therapeutic treatment with pemix® can cause some of the following adverse effects in a certain patient population:

  • Possible allergic reactions due to contact with any component of the formula.
  • Drowsiness.
  • Extrapyramidal reactions with spasms of the muscles of the face, neck and tongue.
  • Rash, pruritus and angioedema.
  • May alter the absorption of other drugs.
  • It can enhance the therapeutic action of drugs directed at the central nervous system (CNS).

Important: If during treatment with pemix® appear any of these symptoms or another not included in this list, please stop using it and consult your doctor .

Contraindications and warnings of pemix

The use of pemix® is contraindicated in the following circumstances:

  • People with hypersensitivity to any of the components of the product.
  • Presence of bleeding, obstructions or perforations in the digestive tract.
  • In children and adolescents.
  • Patients with proven tardive dyskinesia to neuroleptics.
  • During the pregnancy period.
  • During breastfeeding .

You should know: Provide your doctor with all the information about your health history, before starting treatment with pemix®.

Avoid if you have:

  • History of hypersensitivity to cinitapride or to any component of the pemix® formula.
  • Serious disease in the digestive system .


  • Pharmaceutical products such as pemix® must be administered with a prescription or prescription.
  • Do not administer in the elderly population for long periods of time.
  • For effective treatment, follow the directions of your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children.
  • During treatment with this drug, it is recommended not to drive vehicles or operate precision machinery, due to its effects on the CNS.
  • Store this product in a cool, dry place.

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