Generic Name : Itopride Therapeutic Classification : Gastrointestinal Agents ICD Code : Y53.8
India- Ampty, Ganaton, Ganaton-Od, Gepride-50, Gimate, Gitrak, Gi-Tune, Gi-Tune Mp, Gi-Tune-Sr, Itcan , Itokine, Itonorm, Itoprid, Itotor-Od, Itoz , Motiza, Motiza-Mps, Retune, Tonate, Zeto.
International- Rabibit-ISR, Elthon, Ganaton, Rabee- ISR, Ruifulin. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is a prokinetic benzamide derivative, prescribed for dyspepsia and other gastrointestinal conditions. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Contraindicated in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding, obstruction, and hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Adult: PO – The recommended dose is 50 mg 3 times/day. How it should be taken :
It comes as a capsule and tablet to take by mouth, on an empty stomach. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution needed for pregnant women and elderly people.
* It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication. Side Effects :
Most Common - Diarrhea, constipation, headache, abdominal pain, irritated feeling and dizziness.
Genitourinary - Spontaneous milk secretion and breast enlargement in male.
Miscellaneous - Decrease in white blood cells.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at room temperature (25°C).
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