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Itonorm 50 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Gufic Bioscience Ltd
Medicine composition: Itopride
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 29, 2019

Itonorm 50 MG Tablet offers relief to patients who suffer from gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) and experience symptoms like heart burn and uneasiness in the stomach. It also treats conditions like functional dyspepsia, gastroparesis as well as nausea or vomiting which may occur in patients who have undergone chemotherapy or some sort of surgery recently.

The drug helps with digestion as it increases the rate at which the stomach empties its contents into the intestines.

Patients who are taking Itonorm 50 MG Tablet generally experience a few side effects like headache, diarrhea, pain in the abdomen and nausea. In very rare cases a patient may develop jaundice, skin allergies or gynacomastia as a side effect of Itonorm 50 MG Tablet. In case of any severe side effects make sure to seek medical help immediately.

Itonorm 50 MG Tablet is not suitable for patients who suffer from Parkinson’s disease or those who have an obstruction in their stomach or intestine. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to the drug or any substance used in it as well. Itonorm 50 MG Tablet is not advised for pregnant women unless it is absolutely required. It is generally not prescribed to nursing mothers as well as it can harm the child. Itonorm 50 MG Tablet cannot be prescribed to any child who is below the age of 16 years, and in the case of elderly individuals it should be prescribed with caution as it can lead to severe side effects.

It is best that you take Itonorm 50 MG Tablet as prescribed. In the event that you miss a dose take it as soon as possible. If you remember to take it at the time of your next dose, skip the dose you missed and go back to your normal schedule. The dosage that is prescribed by the doctor varies from individual to individual depending on their age and the symptoms they are experiencing.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.
  • Non-Ulcer Dyspepsia

    Itonorm 50 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of non-ulcer or functional dyspepsia. Symptoms may include fullness, discomfort and sometimes pain of the stomach.
  • Gastroparesis

    Itonorm 50 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of condition where movement of food from the stomach is very slow resulting in delayed emptying.
  • Nausea Or Vomiting

    Itonorm 50 MG Tablet is also sometimes used for the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting. This may be due to chemotherapy or a recent surgery.
  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of allergy to Itopride or any other ingredient present along with it.
  • Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having internal bleeding of the stomach and intestine. This may be attributed to various reasons including a ruptured bowel (Gastrointestinal Perforation).
  • Mechanical Bowel Obstruction

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a blockage in the intestine.
  • Parkinson's Disease

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having dopamine related disorders like Parkinson's disease.
  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for 4-6 hours. However, it is subject to vary from one patient to another.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30-60 minutes of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Use of this medicine in pregnant women is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. It should be used only if the potential benefits outweigh the associated risks. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Use of this medicine in breastfeeding mothers is not recommended. If the need of this medicine is absolutely necessary then breastfeeding should be discontinued prior to uptake. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Itonorm 50 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Overdose instructions

    The likelihood of an overdose is very less. However, contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected.
  • India

The active constituent of this medication acts as a primary chemical regulating involuntary muscle movement in the stomach. This medicine acts by inhibiting dopamine D2 receptors and enzymes that break down acetylcholine. Thus, the concentration of acetylcholine is increased resulting in increased motility.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Alcohol


    Reduce or minimize the uptake of alcohol while taking this medicine. Contact your doctor if any unwanted effects are observed.
  • Interaction with Lab Test


    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Grapefruit juice

    It is advised to not consume grapefruit juice in large quantities while taking this medicine as the likelihood of unwanted effects increase. Consult your doctor if an undesirable effect is experienced.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Anticholinergic drugs

    Report the use of medicines like Atropine, Chlorpheniramine, Dicyclomine, Diphenhydramine etc. to the doctor. These medicines should not be administered along with itopride.
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