Elthon

Elthon

itopride

Manufacturer:

Abbott

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma

Marketer:

Abbott
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Itopride HCl
Indications/Uses
GI symptoms caused by gastric dysmotility & delayed gastric emptying, sensation of bloating, early satiety, postprandial fullness, upper abdominal pain or discomfort, anorexia, heartburn, nausea & vomiting. Functional (non-ulcer) dyspepsia or chronic gastritis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 150 mg daily (50 mg tid). Duration: Up to 8 wk.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Patients in whom an increase in GI motility could be harmful eg, GI hemorrhage, mechanical obstruction or perforation.
Special Precautions
May enhance acetylcholine actions & may produce cholinergic side effects. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <16 yr. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Drug Interactions
May influence absorption particularly in drugs w/ narrow therapeutic index, SR or EC formulation. May reduce action w/ anticholinergics.
ATC Classification
A03FA07 - itopride ; Belongs to the class of propulsives. Used in the treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Elthon FC tab 50 mg
Packing/Price
2 × 10's
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