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Dompital 10mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Dompital 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.

Dompital 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 Dompital Tablet

Side effects of Dompital Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Dompital

  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Headache
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Rest in a quiet, dimly lit room. Do not sleep more than you normally would. Do not strain your eyes (for example by looking at a screen). Do not drink alcohol. Headaches are usually temporary and usually go away with time. But, if they last longer or get worse, ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.
  • Coping with Dryness in mouth
    Keep a drink available that you can sip through the day. Rinse your mouth with warm salted water and chew sugarless gum or hard candy. Try breathing through your nose more often than your mouth. Avoid caffeinated beverages, smoking and alcohol because they can make your condition worse. Use lip balm if your lips are also dry. Try to avoid foods that are acidic (like lemons), spicy, salty or sugary. If this side effect bothers you or does not go away, talk to your doctor about artificial saliva products or other suitable treatments.
  • Coping with Stomach pain
    Try to get plenty of rest and relax. Putting a heat pad or covered hot water bottle on your stomach may relieve the stomach pain. It may help if you eat and drink slowly and have smaller and more frequent meals. Reduce your intake of coffee, tea and alcohol as these can make the pain worse. If you are in a lot of pain, speak to your doctor about possible medication. Your doctor may be able to prescribe some over-the-counter medicines to help reduce the pain.
  • Coping with Diarrhea
    Keep up your intake of fluids and electrolytes (sugars and salts) to avoid getting dehydrated. Eat less fiber (avoid raw fruits, fruit juice and vegetables). Talk to your doctor about possible medication to manage diarrhea. Ask about reducing the dosage of your drug or other suitable treatments.

How to use Dompital 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. Dompital 10mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Dompital Tablet works

Dompital 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 Dompital 10mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dompital 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
Dompital 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
Dompital 10mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dompital 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dompital 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dompital 10mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dompital 10mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Dompital 10mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Dompital Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Dompital 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

  • Dompital 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 Dompital 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.

Fact Box

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Benzimidazole Derivative
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No

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 Dompital used for?

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

Q. Is Dompital an over the counter drug?

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

Q. Does Dompital cause weight gain?

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

Q. Does Dompital raise the blood pressure?

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

Q. Can I take Dompital for morning sickness?

Dompital 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 Dompital with antibiotics?

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

Q. Can I take Dompital with lansoprazole?

Yes, Dompital 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 Dompital with doxycycline?

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

Q. Can I take Dompital with omeprazole?

Yes, Dompital 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 Dompital with citalopram?

The use of Dompital 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 Dompital with amitriptyline?

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

Q. Can I take Dompital with amoxicillin?

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

Q. Can I take Dompital with paracetamol?

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

Q. Can I take Dompital with tramadol?

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

Q. Is Dompital safe?

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

Q. Is Dompital used for motion sickness?

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

Q. Is Dompital an antibiotic?

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

Q. Does Dompital cause drowsiness?

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

Q. Does Dompital increase milk secretion?

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

Q. Does Dompital cause bloating (gas)?

Dompital 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 Dompital.

Q. Does Dompital cause hair loss?

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

Q. Does Dompital help to treat constipation?

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

Q. Does Dompital cause heart problems?

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

Q. Does Dompital cause constipation?

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

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

Dompital 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 Dompital with rabeprazole?

Dompital 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. Dompital 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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