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Domperon 20 mg Tablet

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Composition for Domperon 20 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Domperon 20 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Domperon Tablet

Uses of Domperon Tablet

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

Domperon Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Domperon are Headache, Dryness in mouth, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea.

How to use Domperon 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. Domperon 20 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Domperon Tablet works

Domperon 20 mg 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.

In Depth Information on Domperon Tablet

Expert advice for Domperon Tablet

  • Do not take Domperidone, if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the tablets.
  • Do not take the medicine, if you notice black, tarry stools (bowel motions) or blood in your stools, blockage or tear in the intestines or if you have a tumor of the pituitary gland (prolactinoma).
  • Do not take the drug, if you have moderate to severe liver disease, heart problems (irregular heart rate or heart failure) or abnormal salt levels in the blood.
  • Do not crush or chew the tablets, swallow them whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take the drug if you intend to drive or operate heavy machinery as it may cause drowsiness.
  • Always take the tablets 15 to 30 minutes before meals and, if needed, before going to bed at night.
  • Consult your doctor, if you are above 60 years of age and taking domperidone for a long period of time.
  • Inform your doctor, if you are already taking medicines for fungal infections (ketoconazole) or antibiotics (e.g. gentamycin, erythromycin).
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Domperon Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Domperon Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Domperon 20 mg Tablet 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
Domperon 20 mg Tablet 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
Domperon 20 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Domperon 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Domperon 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Domperon 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Domperon 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Domperon 20 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Domperon Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Domperon 20 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Domperon Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Domperidone

Q. What is Domperon used for?
Domperon is used for the treatment of nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting as and when recommended by your doctor.
Q. Is Domperon an over the counter drug?
Domperon is not an over the counter (OTC) medicine and it is not advisable to take it without a prescription.
Q. Does Domperon cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported with the use of Domperon. If you notice any abnormal weight gain while using Domperon, please talk to your doctor.
Q. Does Domperon raise the blood pressure?
The increase in blood pressure is generally not seen with the use of Domperon. But if you experience an increase in blood pressure while using Domperon, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Domperon for morning sickness?
Domperon 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 Domperon with antibiotics?
The use of Domperon with antibiotics like erythromycin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, spiramycin, and some antifungals is not recommended. Please consult your doctor before using any antibiotics with Domperon.
Q. Can I take Domperon with lansoprazole?
Yes, Domperon 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 Domperon with doxycycline?
Yes, Domperon can be taken with doxycycline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Domperon with doxycycline.
Q. Can I take Domperon with omeprazole?
Yes, Domperon 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 Domperon with citalopram?
The use of Domperon 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 Domperon with amitriptyline?
Yes, Domperon can be taken with amitriptyline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Domperon with amitriptyline.
Q. Can I take Domperon with amoxicillin?
Yes, Domperon can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Domperon with amoxicillin.
Q. Can I take Domperon with paracetamol?
Yes, Domperon can be taken with paracetamol. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Domperon with tramadol?
Yes, Domperon can be taken with tramadol as no drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Domperon with tramadol.
Q. Is Domperon safe?
Yes. Domperon is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the physician/ doctor.
Q. Is Domperon used for motion sickness?
Domperon is indicated for use in motion sickness. Please consult your doctor before using Domperon for motion sickness as it must be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Domperon an antibiotic?
No, Domperon is not an antibiotic. Domperon is an anti-emetic which is used to treat nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick).
Q. Does Domperon cause drowsiness?
Drowsiness has been reported as one of the rare side effects with Domperon. Please talk to your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness while taking Domperon.
Q. Does Domperon increase milk secretion?
Yes, Domperon can increase milk secretion also known as galactorrhea. This is an uncommon side effect of Domperon. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing this side effect while taking this medicine.
Q. Does Domperon cause bloating (gas)?
Domperon 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 Domperon.
Q. Does Domperon cause hair loss?
Domperon has not been reported to cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive hair loss while taking Domperon.
Q. Does Domperon help to treat constipation?
Domperon is not indicated to treat constipation. Please talk to your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Does Domperon cause heart problems?
Domperon 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 Domperon is given together with other medicines. Please share your medical history with your doctor if you are prescribed Domperon.
Q. Does Domperon cause constipation?
Yes, Domperon has been seen to cause constipation as a side effect.Consult your doctor if you experience excessive constipation while using Domperon.
Q. Does Domperon help to relieve bloating (gas)?
Domperon 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 Domperon with rabeprazole?
Domperon 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. Domperon 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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