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Ganaton 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Ganaton 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Ganaton 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By ABBOTT INDIA LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
117.6*
MRP 138.35
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Itopride(50.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Anti-emetic

Medical Description

Ganaton Tablet contains Itopride as its active ingredient. It is also known as 'Prokinetic' medicine. Ganaton 50 tablet is used to treat various conditions such as indigestion, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, decreased appetite and other symptoms associated with decreased motility of the stomach and intestine. This medicine is used to increase motility, thus helping reduce these symptoms. {[name}} should not be used by children below 16 years of age and to be used cautiously by elderly patients. This medicine can sometimes cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and headache. However, most of the side effects get resolved on their own over a short duration of time. Use this medicine as directed by the doctor.
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Uses of Ganaton 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Ganaton Tablet is used to treat various stomach-intestinal symptoms caused by reduced gastrointestinal motility (like the feeling of gastric fullness, upper abdominal pain, decreased appetite, heartburn, nausea & vomiting in non-ulcer dyspepsia (indigestion) or chronic inflammation to stomach lining).
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Contraindications of Ganaton 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Itopride or any other ingredient of Ganaton Tablet.
  • If you have increased motility of stomach and intestine such as obstruction or perforation or bleeding of stomach-intestine.

Side effects of Ganaton 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Tremors
  • Increase in liver enzymes
  • Rash

Precautions and Warnings of Ganaton 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ganaton Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Ganaton Tablet on pregnancy. Thus, it is recommended to avoid taking this medicine, unless prescribed by your doctor after assessing the benefits and the need.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
A:
Ganaton Tablet passes into the breast milk and may cause harm to the nursing infant. Depending on the need for the treatment your doctor may either ask you to stop the medicine or discontinue breastfeeding. Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
A:
Ganaton Tablet does not alter the ability to drive. However, if you experience dizziness after taking this medicine, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ganaton Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction of Ganaton Tablet with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience a dry mouth, constipation, blurry vision or any other side effects while on this medicine.
  • This medicine should be used with caution by elderly people
  • Ganaton Tablet should not be used by children below 16 years of age.

Mode of Action of Ganaton 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Ganaton Tablet acts by increasing the movement of food through the stomach and intestine and facilitates bowel movement. It works by increasing the secretion of a chemical called acetylcholine, which stimulates rapid stomach movement, empties the stomach and improves coordination between the stomach and small intestine.
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Directions for Use of Ganaton 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Ganaton Tablet should be taken as instructed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
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Interactions of Ganaton 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ganaton Tablet alters the absorption and delays the effect of other medicines such as digoxin (heart medicine), theophylline (asthma), phenytoin (fits) and methotrexate (immunosuppressive).
  • Anticholinergic medicine such as atropine, dicyclomine, cyclopentolate may reduce the action of Ganaton Tablet.
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Ganaton 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store this medicine below 30°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Ganaton 50mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

If you have taken too much of Ganaton Tablet then contact your doctor or visit your nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of Ganaton Tablet then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How should I store Ganaton Tablet?

  • You need to store it at room temperature and in a dry and cool place. Keep it out of reach of children and pets.

Q: When and how to consume Ganaton 50 Tablet?

A: Ganaton Tablet is to be taken on an empty stomach about an hour before a meal, as a whole with a glass of water. Your doctor will prescribe you the appropriate dose and schedule according to your health condition and requirement.

Q: Can Ganaton Tablet be used safely in the elderly?

A: The elderly are prone to adverse reactions and should thus be closely monitored. If adverse reactions occur, reduction or complete cessation of the medicine needs to be practised, thus your doctor will suggest you the best possible alternative.

Q: Can I take Ganaton 50 Tablet after dinner?

A: Ganaton Tablet should be taken before meals and at the same time to gain optimal benefits. It is recommended to take this medicine before meals.

Q: Can I take Ganaton Tablet with omeprazole?

A: Omeprazole does not alter the activity of the Ganaton Tablet.

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ContainsItopride(50.0 Mg)
UsesGastrointestinal symptoms
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, constipation, headache
Last Updated on: 03 Mar 2021 | 11:21 AM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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