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ITOGUARD 50MG TABLET

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Composition FOR ITOGUARD

Itopride(50 mg)

food interaction for ITOGUARD

alcohol interaction for ITOGUARD

pregnancy interaction for ITOGUARD

lactation interaction for ITOGUARD

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Itoguard 50mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR ITOGUARD

Itopride(50 mg)

Uses

Itoguard 50mg tablet is used in the treatment of heartburn and indigestion

How it works

Itoguard 50mg tablet indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.

Common side effects

Headache, Nausea, Diarrhoea

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Expert advice FOR ITOGUARD

  • Itopride should be used with careful monitoring in elderly patients. 
  • Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medication as it may cause dizziness.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you observe any sudden allergic reactions such as breathlessness (dyspnea), urticaria (red, raised, itchy skin rash), low blood pressure (hypotension), sweating (diaphoresis) and pallor (pale color of skin).
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Avoid if allergic to itopride or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if suffering from severe gastrointestinal disorders such as bleeding, obstruction or perforation of intestine.
  • Avoid if patient is Breastfeeding women.

Frequently asked questions FOR ITOGUARD

Itopride

Q.

What is itopride?
Itopride belongs to a group of drugs called prokinetic agents which normalize or increase bowel movement (motility). They increase gastric emptying with increased rate of passage of digested food through the small intestine. In addition, itopride suppresses vomiting.

Q.

What is itopride used for?
Itopride is used for the treatment of symptoms due to slow emptying of the stomach like feeling of stomach fullness (not feeling hungry), heartburn, nausea and vomiting due to problems of the gut (which are not caused by ulcer disease or other stomach diseases which affect the rate of movement of digested food through the gut).

Q.

Is itopride safe in pregnancy?
Safety of itopride in pregnancy is not verified. It can be used in pregnant women only if benefits are more than the risks. Ask your doctor before taking any medicine in pregnancy.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)