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Acogut 100mg Tablet

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Salt Composition : Acotiamide

Manufacturer : LUPIN LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 239.4
Price :198
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Introduction to Acogut 100mg Tablet

Acogut 100mg Tablet is a gastroprokinetic medication that belongs to a class of drugs known as the prokinetic agents containing the active ingredient Acotiamide. This medication is used to treat gastrointestinal conditions, primarily functional dyspepsia. Functional dyspepsia is a common digestive disorder caused by chronic or recurrent upper abdominal discomfort or pain, often accompanied by symptoms such as bloating, early satiety (feeling full quickly after eating), and nausea. It's a condition in which no underlying structural or metabolic cause can be identified.

Do not use this drug if you have a known allergy or sensitivity to it or any components in the medication. No clinical study was performed on the safety of Acogut 100mg Tablet in breastfeeding and pregnant women. Consult your doctor for more advice. Individuals with severe kidney impairment may require adjusted dosages or closer monitoring when taking this drug. The safety and effectiveness of this medicine in children and infants have not been established. This medication is prescribed for adults, so its use in pediatric populations may require careful consideration and monitoring.


Uses of Acogut 100mg Tablet

  • Treatment of functional dyspepsia (indigestion).

Therapeutic Effects of Acogut 100mg Tablet

Acogut 100mg Tablet works by increasing the release of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter that plays a role in stimulating the muscles of the gastrointestinal tract. This enhanced release of acetylcholine can help improve gastric emptying and reduce symptoms associated with functional dyspepsia, such as bloating and discomfort.


Interaction of Acogut 100mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your physician about all your medicines, including prescription, over-the-counter, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Acogut 100mg Tablet and reduce effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.


More Information about Acogut 100mg Tablet

  • Store Acogut 100mg Tablet at a temperature not exceeding (30°C).
  • Do not freeze.

How to consume Acogut 100mg Tablet

Take the Acogut 100mg Tablet as your physician advises. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the tablet if your doctor advises you to stop.


Safety Advices for Acogut 100mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

There is no limited information on the safety of Acogut 100mg Tablet during pregnancy. It is advised to consult your doctor if you are pregnant, suspect to be pregnant, or planning for pregnancy before taking this medicine. 

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Breast Feeding

  

No clinical study was performed on the safety of Acogut 100mg Tablet in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor for more advice.

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Acogut 100mg Tablet can be used in patients with lung diseases. Consult your doctor for more advice.

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Liver

  

It is unknown whether Acogut 100mg Tablet can be used in patients with liver diseases. Consult your doctor for more advice.

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Alcohol

  

It is unknown whether consuming alcohol interacts with the Acogut 100mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor for more advice

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Driving

  

It is unknown whether Acogut 100mg Tablet alters driving ability. However, if you experience side effects like tiredness or drowsiness, avoid driving and using machines. 


Side Effects of Acogut 100mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Common

  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

Word of Advice

Diarrhea can lead to dehydration and fluid loss. It's necessary to drink plenty of fluids, such as water, oral rehydration solutions, or clear broths when using Acogut 100mg Tablet to address diarrhea. Proper hydration helps replace lost fluids and electrolytes and supports the body's recovery.


FAQs

Q 1. How does Acogut 100mg Tablet work to treat functional dyspepsia?

Acogut 100mg Tablet is a prokinetic agent, which means it enhances the motility of the gastrointestinal tract. It does this by inhibiting the breakdown of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter that stimulates the contraction of muscles in the digestive system. By increasing the levels of acetylcholine, this drug helps improve the movement of food through the stomach and small intestine, which can relieve symptoms of functional dyspepsia.

Q 2. Is Acogut 100mg Tablet available over-the-counter (OTC)?

Acogut 100mg Tablet is available by prescription and is not commonly found as an over-the-counter (OTC) medication. It is important to consult with a physician for an accurate diagnosis and prescription.

Q 3. Are there any side effects associated with Acogut 100mg Tablet?

The common side effects of Acogut 100mg Tablet may include headache, diarrhea, and dizziness. Not everyone will experience these side effects, and they are usually mild. If you experience severe side effects, contact your physician.

Q 4. Is Acogut 100mg Tablet safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

The safety of Acogut 100mg Tablet during pregnancy and breastfeeding has not been well studied. If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, it is highly advised to discuss the benefits and risks of using this drug with your physician before taking the medication.

Q 5. Can I take other medications with Acogut 100mg Tablet?

Inform your physician about all the medications, supplements, and over-the-counter drugs you are taking, as there may be potential interactions with Acogut 100mg Tablet. Your provider can assess the safety and efficacy of combining this drug with other medications and make appropriate recommendations.


Fact Box of Acogut 100mg Tablet

Molecule name: Acotiamide

Therapeutic class: Gastroprokinetics

Pharmacological class: Prokinetic agents

Indications: Treatment of functional dyspepsia (indigestion)


References

  1. Acofide Tablets 100 mg - Report on the deliberation results - PMDA. [Accessed date 02 Sep 2023]; https://www.pmda.go.jp/files/000153467.pdf
  2. Masahiro Ueda et al; Profile of acotiamide in the treatment of functional dyspepsia; Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology 2016; [Accessed date 02 Sep 2023]; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc4827886/
  3. Jan Tack, Pieter Janssen; Acotiamide (Z-338, YM443), a new drug for the treatment of functional dyspepsia; Expert opinion on Investigational drugs 2011; [Accessed date 02 Sep 2023]; https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21417958/
  4. Guoguang Xiao et al.; Efficacy and safety of acotiamide for the treatment of functional dyspepsia: systematic review and meta-analysis; The Scientific World Journal 2014; [Accessed date 02 Sep 2023]; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc4146483/
  5. Kazuyoshi Yoshii et al.; Mechanism for distribution of acotiamide, a novel gastroprokinetic agent for the treatment of functional dyspepsia, in rat stomach; Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 2011;[Accessed date 02 Sep 2023]; https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21630282/

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