Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR is a prescription medicine used to treat nausea, vomiting, and prevent the feeling of fullness during or shortly after a meal. It also treats stomach discomfort, or heartburn caused by the flow of the stomach contents back into your food pipe.

Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR is taken before meals in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should take this medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are headache, dry mouth, and stomach pain. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It also causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness. This medicine may also cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration.

Before taking this medicine, you should let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor.

Uses of Itorax Capsule SR

Benefits of Itorax Capsule SR

In Heartburn

Heartburn is a burning feeling in your chest caused by stomach acids travelling back up towards your throat and mouth (acid reflux). Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR improves the movement of food in the stomach and helps prevent heartburn.

You should take it exactly as it is prescribed or as it says on the label for it to be effective. Some simple lifestyle changes can help stop or reduce heartburn. Think about what foods trigger heartburn and try to avoid them; eat smaller, more frequent meals; try to lose weight if you are overweight and try to find ways to relax. Do not eat within 3–4 hours of going to bed.

In Vomiting

Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused due to some medicines or any other medical treatment. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for but always take this medicine as it is prescribed.

Side effects of Itorax Capsule SR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Itorax

  • Dryness in mouth
  • Sleepiness
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache

How to use Itorax Capsule SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR is to be taken empty stomach.

How Itorax Capsule SR works

Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR is a prokinetic. It works on the region in the brain that controls vomiting. It also acts on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing food to move more easily through the stomach.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Itorax Capsule SR?

If you miss a dose of Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR
₹14.85/Capsule SR
Itcan 150mg Capsule SR
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Quick Tips

  • Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR helps relieve gastritis symptoms such as stomach pain, anorexia, heartburn, nausea and vomiting.
  • It should be taken before meals as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzamide Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

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I am in the first month of pregnancy and I am experiencing nausea, vomiting, stomach pain (moderate to severe) as well as discomfort. Current medications is Susten SR 200 (OD), Duvadilan retard (OD), Doxinate (BD), Folverine D (OD), Fertigyn 500 (1 amp weekly) and aciloc 150 (BD). What should I do to ease my situation. Please suggest
Dr. Suman Rao
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
The med suggested are to support of pregnancy and for acidity and nausea and vomiting. Continue the same. You can upgrade the med for vomiting after consulting your
Suggest treatment for pregnancy nausea vomiting, even after taking doxinate od
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Take Syp vomitab 10 ml twice before meal, of Charak company
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FAQs

Q. Is Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR safe in pregnancy?

Due to lack of safety data, Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR should not be used during pregnancy or in women suspected with pregnancy until and unless the benefits outweigh the risks. Discuss with your doctor who will analyze your condition and decide whether you can take Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR during pregnancy or not.

Q. How long can I take Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR?

Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR is recommended to be taken thrice daily before meals. The duration of therapy will depend on the response of the patient towards the therapy. The exact dose and duration will be decided by your doctor depending on individual need and response.

Q. Is Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR bad for kidneys?

Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR and its metabolites are mainly excreted via the kidneys. Therefore, people with any kidney problems should remain careful while taking Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR. Regular tests for kidney function are required and if side effects related to kidneys (creatinine increased) occur, the medicine is generally discontinued or the dose is reduced.

Q. Who should not take Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR?

Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR should not be given to patients in whom there is an increase in gastrointestinal movements. It is harmful in patients having mechanical obstruction or perforation of the gastrointestinal tract or gastrointestinal bleeding.

Q. Should I take Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR before or after meals?

Food does not interfere with the working of Itorax OD 150mg Capsule SR. This medicine is generally recommended to be taken before meals.

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