Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
140 Doctors are Online

I am on anti depressants and statins. Prescribed ganaton total. Is it safe to take this ?

Jan 2013
User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Internal Medicine Specialist
Practicing since : 2003
Answered : 1658 Questions
Hi, I am on anti depressants and statins and now the dr has prescribed ganaton total . Is it safe to take this ?
Posted Tue, 4 Sep 2012 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Mayank Bhargava 15 minutes later
Thanks for posting your query.
Ganaton total contains pantaprazole and Itopride.
Itopride is the best and safest prokinetics (Drugs used for increasing gut motility) and frequently used prokinetic drug.
Are you suffering from any cardiac ailment?
Still you are safe as itopride is devoid of QT prolongation effect.
Paroxetine is the commonly used medicine and it is preferable among all SSRIs.
Atorvastatin has two major side effect: Liver injury and muscle injury.
So conclusion is that you are taking right & safe preparation.
Get well soon,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an Internal Med Specialist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor