Introduction to Ganaton OD 150mg Capsule SR 10s

Ganaton OD Capsule SR is taken before meals in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should take this medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are headache, dry mouth, and stomach pain. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It also causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness. This medicine may also cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration.

Before taking this medicine, you should let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor.

How Ganaton OD 150mg Capsule SR 10s Works?

Ganaton OD Capsule SR is a prokinetic. It works on the region in the brain that controls vomiting. It also acts on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing food to move more easily through the stomach.

How To Use Ganaton OD 150mg Capsule SR 10s

  • Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Ganaton OD Capsule SR is to be taken empty stomach.

Side Effects Of Ganaton OD 150mg Capsule SR 10s

  • Dryness in mouth
  • Sleepiness
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache

FAQS

Ganaton OD 150mg Capsule SR 10s

Q. Who should not take Ganaton?

Ganaton should not be given to patients in whom there is an increase in gastrointestinal movements. It is harmful in patients having mechanical obstruction or perforation of the gastrointestinal tract or gastrointestinal bleeding.

Ganaton OD 150mg Capsule SR 10s

Q. Is Ganaton bad for kidneys?

Ganaton and its metabolites are mainly excreted via the kidneys. Therefore, people with any kidney problems should remain careful while taking Ganaton. Regular tests for kidney function are required and if side effects related to kidneys (creatinine increased) occur, the medicine is generally discontinued or the dose is reduced.

Ganaton OD 150mg Capsule SR 10s

Q. How long can I take Ganaton?

Ganaton is recommended to be taken thrice daily before meals. The duration of therapy will depend on the response of the patient towards the therapy. The exact dose and duration will be decided by your doctor depending on individual need and response.

Ganaton OD 150mg Capsule SR 10s

Q. Is Ganaton safe in pregnancy?

Due to lack of safety data, Ganaton should not be used during pregnancy or in women suspected with pregnancy until and unless the benefits outweigh the risks. Discuss with your doctor who will analyze your condition and decide whether you can take Ganaton during pregnancy or not.

Ganaton OD 150mg Capsule SR 10s

Q. Should I take Ganaton before or after meals?

Food does not interfere with the working of Ganaton. This medicine is generally recommended to be taken before meals.

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Safety Advice For Ganaton OD 150mg Capsule SR 10s

check for risk indication explain below.

  • High risk
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  • Safe

Alcohol

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ganaton OD Capsule SR. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

Information regarding the use of Ganaton OD Capsule SR during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

Information regarding the use of Ganaton OD Capsule SR during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

It is not known whether Ganaton OD Capsule SR alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

There is limited information available on the use of Ganaton OD Capsule SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

There is limited information available on the use of Ganaton OD Capsule SR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alcohol

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ganaton OD Capsule SR. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

Information regarding the use of Ganaton OD Capsule SR during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

Information regarding the use of Ganaton OD Capsule SR during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

It is not known whether Ganaton OD Capsule SR alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

There is limited information available on the use of Ganaton OD Capsule SR in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

There is limited information available on the use of Ganaton OD Capsule SR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.