1mg, best e pharmacy in India




Itopride is used to treat heartburn, feeling of stomach fullness and bloating, upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and loss of appetite (anorexia).

How it works

Itopride belongs to a class of medications called prokinetic agents. It increases the movement of digestive system and accelerates emptying of food from the stomach.

Common side effects

Abdominal pain, Acne-like rash, Chest pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fatigue, Unusual production of breast milk in women and men, Development of breasts in men, Headache, Increased saliva production, Sleep disorder


Showing 10 of 18

Expert advice

  • 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



Content on this page was last updated on 30 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)