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Doms Capsule

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Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Doms Capsule

Doms Capsule side effects

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

How to use Doms Capsule

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. Doms Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Doms Capsule works

Doms Capsule 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.

Doms Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Doms Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, 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
Doms Capsule 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
Doms Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Doms Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Doms Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Doms Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Doms Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Doms Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Doms Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Doms Capsule, 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Doms Capsule 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 Doms Capsule 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 Doms

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No appetite for food and if a meal is eaten mostly develops indigestion , nausea , vomiting and at times has loose motions.
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Gastroenterologist
Get yourself evaluated properly by gastroenterologist
Suffering from dyspepsia since 10 days, gall bladder is removed in 1995, indigestion , nausea and sometime abdomen pain. Please guide me proper medication
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FAQs

Q. What is Doms used for?

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

Q. Is Doms an over the counter drug?

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

Q. Does Doms cause weight gain?

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

Q. Does Doms raise the blood pressure?

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

Q. Can I take Doms for morning sickness?

Doms 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 Doms with antibiotics?

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

Q. Can I take Doms with lansoprazole?

Yes, Doms 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 Doms with doxycycline?

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

Q. Can I take Doms with omeprazole?

Yes, Doms 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 Doms with citalopram?

The use of Doms 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 Doms with amitriptyline?

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

Q. Can I take Doms with amoxicillin?

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

Q. Can I take Doms with paracetamol?

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

Q. Can I take Doms with tramadol?

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

Q. Is Doms safe?

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

Q. Is Doms used for motion sickness?

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

Q. Is Doms an antibiotic?

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

Q. Does Doms cause drowsiness?

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

Q. Does Doms increase milk secretion?

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

Q. Does Doms cause bloating (gas)?

Doms 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 Doms.

Q. Does Doms cause hair loss?

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

Q. Does Doms help to treat constipation?

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

Q. Does Doms cause heart problems?

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

Q. Does Doms cause constipation?

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

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

Doms 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 Doms with rabeprazole?

Doms 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. Doms 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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