Itopride is a prokinetic agent, and it is used in the treatment of functional dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, and other motility disorders. It facilitates the movement of food and helps in emptying the stomach. It helps to control vomiting, heartburn, and nausea. Headache, diarrhea, and abdominal pain are some side effects observed after taking Itopride.
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Is it dangerous to have low HDL and LDL cholesterol and increased weight?
Query: Hi doctor,I am a 6 feet tall male, who is 31 years old, and I weigh 88 kg. I recently got a lipid profile done, and the report showed my HDL to be 23 mg/dL and LDL to be 80 mg/dL. I feel a slight left-sided chest pain sometimes. I gained 20 kg in the last two years. I do not drink or smoke. What sho... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your lipid profile is good, except your HDL (high-density lipoprotein) and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) are low. Low LDL is good, so do not worry. As you gained 20 kg in the last two years and for mild chest pains, I suggest you get the following tests done: Free T4, T3... Read Full »
Please suggest treatment for upper right abdominal pain with vomiting.
Query: Hi doctor, Please help me. What is the reason for me to have upper right abdominal pain? My pain got started before three days after drinking coffee around 2 pm. I felt it as an acidic stomach. I took Kremil S and got some relief from the pain. But after taking dinner, it became worse. Then I took ... Read Full »
Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer my questions. Please mention the type of pain whether it is localized or radiates to some other place. Please mention the score given for the condition. Please mention whether it is present post-meal. Please mention whether you have constipation or diarrhe... Read Full »
Please suggest a treatment for gas.
Query: Hi doctor, I often have gas problems. I work in the night shift. Whenever I eat, gas is formed. Sometimes, the back part of the neck starts aching. Also, I feel dizzy sometimes. What to do? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I feel sorry for this issue you have with your digestive system. You need to start jogging or treadmill for cardio exercises. Take water before meals and not after that. I suggest orally Itopride 30 minutes before taking a meal to make gastric motility better. Also, befo... Read Full »