What Are The Uses Of Itopride?
It is a prokinetic agent belonging to benzamides category and is used for the treatment of functional dyspepsia and other gastrointestinal disorders caused by GI motility.
It is recommended in following conditions:
It works by inhibiting dopamine and acetylcholine esterase enzyme and thus providing gastro kinetic effect.
What Are The Side Effects Of Itopride?
Some of the common side-effects are:
- Abdominal pain, diarrhea or constipation
- Nausea, dizziness
Some other side effects are:
- Rashes and itching
- Increased salivation
- Back pain or chest pain
Consult your doctor if any of the above side effects get severe.
What Are The Contraindications Of Itopride?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Pregnant or planning for pregnancy, lactation
- Parkinson's disease
- Hepatic disorder
- Renal disorder
- GI haemorrhage