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Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT


Overview

Uses of Aldom Tablet DT

Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting.

Aldom Tablet DT side effects

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

How to use Aldom Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT is to be taken empty stomach.

How Aldom Tablet DT works

Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT 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.

Aldom Tablet DT related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Aldom Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT
₹4.72/Tablet DT
Dom-DT 20 Tablet
Morepen Laboratories Ltd
₹6.49/Tablet DT
37% costlier
Motidom 20mg Tablet DT
Tas Med India Pvt Ltd
₹5.4/Tablet DT
14% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT helps relieve nausea and vomiting.
  • It should be taken before meals as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Aldom 20 mg Tablet DT as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Do not take it for longer than 7 days without consulting your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Aldom

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I m 11 weeks pregnant suggest me a healthy diet
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Hi PATIENT to 1mgdoctors. Congratulation on the big new!At this point its fine whatever you take, as long you can keep it down. During early pregnancy the nausea, vomiting and the smells make it difficult to follow a specific diet.So for the time being eat whatever you like, apart from outside food, specially chinese. Also it would be good to avoid pineapples and papaya.
My wife is 13 week pregnent her docter change her tablet from mvista to doxynate plus me I know the reason is both tablet aee same. Docter asked to taje doxynate plus 2 tablet at bed time.please suggest.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Doxynate is tablet to stop vomiting dear. It is ok to take them at bed time. It is widely recommended to take for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.
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FAQs

Q. What is Aldom used for?

Aldom is used for the treatment of nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting as and when recommended by your doctor.

Q. Is Aldom an over the counter drug?

Aldom is not an over the counter (OTC) medicine and it is not advisable to take it without a prescription.

Q. Does Aldom cause weight gain?

Weight gain has not been reported with the use of Aldom. If you notice any abnormal weight gain while using Aldom, please talk to your doctor.

Q. Does Aldom raise the blood pressure?

The increase in blood pressure is generally not seen with the use of Aldom. But if you experience an increase in blood pressure while using Aldom, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can I take Aldom for morning sickness?

Aldom is not indicated or recommended for treating morning sickness. Please consult your doctor if you plan to take any medicine for treating morning sickness.

Q. Can I take Aldom with antibiotics?

The use of Aldom with antibiotics like erythromycin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, spiramycin, and some antifungals is not recommended. Please consult your doctor before using any antibiotics with Aldom.

Q. Can I take Aldom with lansoprazole?

Yes, Aldom can be taken with lansoprazole as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen when they are taken together. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Aldom with doxycycline?

Yes, Aldom can be taken with doxycycline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Aldom with doxycycline.

Q. Can I take Aldom with omeprazole?

Yes, Aldom can be taken with omeprazole. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Aldom with citalopram?

The use of Aldom with citalopram is not recommended as it may increase the underlying heart problems like prolonged QTc interval. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Aldom with amitriptyline?

Yes, Aldom can be taken with amitriptyline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Aldom with amitriptyline.

Q. Can I take Aldom with amoxicillin?

Yes, Aldom can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Aldom with amoxicillin.

Q. Can I take Aldom with paracetamol?

Yes, Aldom can be taken with paracetamol. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor.

Q. Can I take Aldom with tramadol?

Yes, Aldom can be taken with tramadol as no drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Aldom with tramadol.

Q. Is Aldom safe?

Yes. Aldom is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the physician/ doctor.

Q. Is Aldom used for motion sickness?

Aldom is indicated for use in motion sickness. Please consult your doctor before using Aldom for motion sickness as it must be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Aldom an antibiotic?

No, Aldom is not an antibiotic. Aldom is an anti-emetic which is used to treat nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick).

Q. Does Aldom cause drowsiness?

Drowsiness has been reported as one of the rare side effects with Aldom. Please talk to your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness while taking Aldom.

Q. Does Aldom increase milk secretion?

Yes, Aldom can increase milk secretion also known as galactorrhea. This is an uncommon side effect of Aldom. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing this side effect while taking this medicine.

Q. Does Aldom cause bloating (gas)?

Aldom can cause some uncommon gastrointestinal side effects like regurgitation, appetite disorder, and heartburn, diarrhoea. However, bloating (gas) has not been reported as a side effect with Aldom.

Q. Does Aldom cause hair loss?

Aldom has not been reported to cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive hair loss while taking Aldom.

Q. Does Aldom help to treat constipation?

Aldom is not indicated to treat constipation. Please talk to your doctor regarding its use.

Q. Does Aldom cause heart problems?

Aldom may be associated with an increased risk of heartbeat problem and heart attack. This risk may be more likely in those over 60 years old or taking higher doses. The risk also increases when Aldom is given together with other medicines. Please share your medical history with your doctor if you are prescribed Aldom.

Q. Does Aldom cause constipation?

Yes, Aldom has been seen to cause constipation as a side effect.Consult your doctor if you experience excessive constipation while using Aldom.

Q. Does Aldom help to relieve bloating (gas)?

Aldom is an anti-emetic which is used to treat nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick). It is not indicated to treat bloating (gas). Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Q. Can I take Aldom with rabeprazole?

Aldom can be safely taken with Rabeprazole as no harmful effects have been reported clinically. A fixed-dose combination of these two medicines is also available. Aldom increases gut motility and Rabeprazole decreases the acid production in the stomach. So, this combination is very effective in the treatment of reflux esophagitis associated with acidity, heartburn, intestinal and stomach ulcers.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Alkem Laboratories Limited, Devashish Building, Alkem House, Senapati Bapat Road, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013.
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