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Tocamide Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Tocamide Tablet is used in the treatment of indigestion. It also helps to relieve bloating after meals, pain in the upper abdomen and early satiety (feeling full after having a small amount of food).

Tocamide Tablet is taken before meals in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. 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 and diarrhea. 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. Lifestyle modifications like reducing smoking, increasing exercise and a healthy diet will help you to get better results.

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

Uses of Tocamide Tablet

Benefits of Tocamide Tablet

In Functional dyspepsia

Functional dyspepsia is another term for indigestion that is not associated with a specific cause. It may cause symptoms such as an early feeling of fullness after eating, stomach pain or discomfort, nausea, and bloating. Tocamide Tablet helps treat these symptoms by increasing the rate of stomach emptying. Take it exactly as it is prescribed. Some simple lifestyle changes can help stop or reduce these symptoms. Think about what foods trigger your symptoms 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 to 4 hours of going to bed.

Side effects of Tocamide Tablet

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 Tocamide

  • Headache
  • Diarrhea

How to use Tocamide Tablet

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. Tocamide Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Tocamide Tablet works

Tocamide Tablet increases the release of acetylcholine, a chemical that can increase the motility of the intestine.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Tocamide Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Tocamide Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Tocamide Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Tocamide Tablet 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 Tocamide Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Tocamide Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Tocamide Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Tocamide Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Tocamide Tablet should be taken before meals.
  • Always take the complete course of treatment as advised by your doctor even if you start to feel better.
  • Make lifestyle changes like lose weight if you are overweight and avoid smoking.
  • Avoid foods that can aggravate your symptoms like coffee, citrus fruits, high-fat, spicy and pickled foods.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Salicylamide Derivative
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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References

  1. Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency, Japan. Report on the Deliberation Results: Acotiamide Hydrochloride Hydrate; 2013. [Accessed 31 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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