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Itcan Tablet

By HETERO HEALTHCARE LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 49.00
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Medical Description

Itcan 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...
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ContainsItopride(50.0 Mg)
UsesGastrointestinal symptoms
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, constipation, headache
ClassificationANTI-EMETIC
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Uses of Itcan 50 MG

Itcan 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...
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Contraindications of Itcan 50 MG

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

Side effects of Itcan 50 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Tremors
  • Rash

Precautions and Warnings of Itcan 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Itcan Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Itcan 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:
Itcan 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:
Itcan 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 Itcan Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction of Itcan 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.
  • Itcan Tablet should not be used by children below 16 years of age.

Mode of Action of Itcan 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Itcan 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 s...
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Directions for Use of Itcan 50 MG

Itcan 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...
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Interactions of Itcan 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Itcan 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 Itcan 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 Itcan 50 MG

  • 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 Itcan 50 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of Itcan 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...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When and how to consume Itcan Tablet?

A: Itcan 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 Itcan 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 Itcan Tablet after dinner?

A: Itcan 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 the use of Itcan Tablet cause diarrhea?

A: Yes, Itcan Tablet may cause diarrhoea as its common side effect, though not everyone experiences this side effect. If you experience persistent diarrhoea after taking this medicine, reach out to your doctor immediately.

Q: Can I stop Itcan Tablet suddenly?

A: Abrupt stopping this medicine may result in reappearing of symptoms or another such kind of problem. Do not stop the treatment without consulting your doctor.

Q: What is Itcan Tablets used for?

A: Itcan 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).

Q: What is the side effect of Itcan?

A: One may experience side effects like diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, constipation, headache, dizziness, stomach pain after taking Itcan Tablet, but not everyone experiences them. These side effects are usually temporary and go away with time. However, if you notice the side effects persists or worsen, please report to your doctor.
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Last Updated on: 23 May 2022 | 10:29 PM (IST)
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