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Tarasova L., Trukhan D.

Choice of an efficient and safe prokinetic: focus on itoprid hydrochloride

Keywords: prokinetics, functional dyspepsia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, itoprid hydrochloride

Dysmotility of various parts of a digestive tract is of major importance in pathogenesis of many digestive apparatus diseases. To consider the prokinetic itoprid hydrochloride from the point of view of efficiency and medicamental safety. Currently itoprid hydrochloride has demonstrated high potency in curing functional dyspepsia and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Numerous studies prove the efficiency of the medication in curing other digestive apparatus diseases. Itoprid hydrochloride stands out from other prokinetics due to three major characteristics: it has a double mechanism of action, it has no drug interaction and no serious side effects.


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Tarasova Larisa V.
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Head of the Department of Faculty and Hospital Therapy, Chuvash State University, Russia, Cheboksary (; ORCID:
Trukhan Dmitry Ivanovich
doctor of medical sciences, internal medicine and polyclinic therapy department professor, Omsk State Medical Academy, Russia, Omsk (; )

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