Acotiamide

Information about Acotiamide

Acotiamide uses

Acotiamide is used in the treatment of functional dyspepsia
It helps to relieve the symptoms like bloating after meal, epigastric pain/discomfort and early satiety.

How acotiamide works

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

Common side effects of acotiamide

Headache, Diarrhoea.

Available Medicine for Acotiamide

  • ₹190
    Lupin Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹190
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹190
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹190
    Zydus Cadila
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹190
    Abbott India Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹199
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹190
    Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice for Acotiamide

  • Acotiamide 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 losing 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


Content on this page was last updated on 27 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)