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Arkadom 10mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Arkadom 10mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of indigestion, nausea and vomiting. It blocks the substance on the brain that triggers nausea or vomiting and it also increases the movement of food in the stomach, thereby improves digestion.

Arkadom 10mg Tablet is taken before meals in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should take this medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are headache, dry mouth, and stomach pain. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It also causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness. This medicine may also cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration.

Before taking this medicine you should let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney problems. You shouldn't take it at the same time as an antacid. Pregnant women should also consult their doctor. You should avoid this medicine if suffering from bleeding ulcers of stomach.

Uses of Arkadom Tablet

Side effects of Arkadom Tablet

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

How to use Arkadom Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Arkadom 10mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Arkadom Tablet works

Arkadom 10mg Tablet 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Arkadom 10mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Arkadom 10mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Arkadom 10mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Arkadom 10mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Arkadom 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Arkadom 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Arkadom 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Arkadom 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Arkadom 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Arkadom Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Arkadom 10mg Tablet, 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

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Quick Tips

  • Arkadom 10mg Tablet helps relieve nausea, vomiting and indigestion.
  • 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 Arkadom 10mg Tablet 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

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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
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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.
HB low, indigestion ,vomitings
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Take emcet tablet twice a day for vomiting. Do not worry, these are common symptoms of early pregnancy
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FAQs

Q. What is Arkadom used for?

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

Q. Is Arkadom an over the counter drug?

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

Q. Does Arkadom cause weight gain?

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

Q. Does Arkadom raise the blood pressure?

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

Q. Can I take Arkadom for morning sickness?

Arkadom 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 Arkadom with antibiotics?

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

Q. Can I take Arkadom with lansoprazole?

Yes, Arkadom 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 Arkadom with doxycycline?

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

Q. Can I take Arkadom with omeprazole?

Yes, Arkadom 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 Arkadom with citalopram?

The use of Arkadom 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 Arkadom with amitriptyline?

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

Q. Can I take Arkadom with amoxicillin?

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

Q. Can I take Arkadom with paracetamol?

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

Q. Can I take Arkadom with tramadol?

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

Q. Is Arkadom safe?

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

Q. Is Arkadom used for motion sickness?

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

Q. Is Arkadom an antibiotic?

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

Q. Does Arkadom cause drowsiness?

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

Q. Does Arkadom increase milk secretion?

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

Q. Does Arkadom cause bloating (gas)?

Arkadom 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 Arkadom.

Q. Does Arkadom cause hair loss?

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

Q. Does Arkadom help to treat constipation?

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

Q. Does Arkadom cause heart problems?

Arkadom 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 Arkadom is given together with other medicines. Please share your medical history with your doctor if you are prescribed Arkadom.

Q. Does Arkadom cause constipation?

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

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

Arkadom 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 Arkadom with rabeprazole?

Arkadom 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. Arkadom 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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