Ganaton 50 MG Tablet is used to increase the mobility of food in the stomach and intestine. It is used for the treatment of gastrointestinal symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, etc. associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease, functional dyspepsia, and other associated motility disorders.
List of substitutes for Ganaton 50 MG Tablet
Itoflux 50 MG Tablet
Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Itza 50 MG Tablet
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Re Tride 50 MG Tablet
Unichem Laboratories Ltd.
Retune 50 MG Tablet
Zuventus Healthcare Ltd.
Zeto 50 MG Tablet
Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Major & minor side effects for Ganaton 50 MG Tablet
Decrease in white blood cells and platelets
Breast enlargement in men
Increased liver enzyme levels in the blood
Uses of Ganaton 50 MG Tablet
What is it prescribed for?
This medicine is used for the treatment of non-ulcer or functional dyspepsia. Symptoms may include fullness, discomfort and sometimes pain of the stomach.
This medicine is used for the treatment of a condition where the movement of food from the stomach is very slow resulting in delayed emptying.
When not to use?
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of allergy to itopride or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.
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.
Warnings for special population
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Use in elderly population
This medicine should be used with extreme caution in elderly patients above 65 years of age due to the risk of adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Bleeding of stomach and intestine
Report any instance indicating bleeding of the stomach like the presence of blood in stools, black or coffee-colored stools to the doctor immediately. This medicine should not be used if bleeding is evident or even suspected.
This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.
Gastrointestinal perforation diseases
This medicine is not recommended in patients suffering from gastrointestinal hemorrhage, mechanical obstruction, or perforation diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. The missed dose can be skipped if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of side effects.
Interaction with Medicine
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Consumption of grapefruit juice or grapefruit is not recommended while taking this medicine due to an increased risk of side effects. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects.
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This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.
Take this medicine exactly as advised by the doctor. It can be taken 15 minutes before a meal. Do not take in larger amounts than prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects.