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Overview

Uses of Doxinate Tablet

Doxinate OD Tablet is used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy.

Doxinate Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Constipation
  • Lightheadedness
  • Drowsiness

How to use Doxinate 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. Doxinate OD Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Doxinate Tablet works

Doxinate OD Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Doxylamine and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), which treats nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy. Doxylamine is an antihistamine which works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine), thereby controlling nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) is a form of vitamin B which possesses anti-nausea properties.

Doxinate Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Doxinate OD Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Doxinate OD Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
Doxinate OD Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Doxinate OD Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
Doxinate OD Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Doxinate OD Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Doxinate OD Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Doxinate OD Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Doxinate OD Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Doxinate OD Tablet is used to treat nausea and vomiting in pregnant women whose symptoms did not improved using diet and lifestyle changes. 
  • Take it on an empty stomach with a glass of water.
  • Doxinate OD Tablet may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not take Doxinate OD Tablet with other sedating medications such as cough and cold medications as the combination could worsen dizziness leading to falls or other accidents
  • Do not take Doxinate OD Tablet while breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Doxinate

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5 month completed in pregnancy what are medicine taking in fetal growth and recently take in progesterone tab and doxinate tab of OD dose please suggested
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Hi PATIENT on your good news. Please take iron and calcium tablets now. Also it would be a good idea to add multivitamin supplements such as MCM DHA for babys brain growth now. All the best.
My wife has pregnancy of 2 months and it's first time for us. She is become very sick as well as get spew every hour. She does not want take any medicine at all. What should she done that her sickness will be okk??
Dr. Dharna Gupta
Gynaecologist and General Physician
Hi PATIENT first! Vomiting in early pregnancy is common.avoid outside food.maintain hydration.she can take tab doxinate twice daily, it is totally safe.
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FAQs

Q. What is Doxinate?

Doxinate is a combination of two medicines: Doxylamine and Vitamin B6. This medicine is used to treat nausea and vomiting in pregnant women whose symptoms have not improved after changing their diet or using other non-medicine treatments. Doxylamine works by blocking the action of certain natural substances in the body that may cause nausea and vomiting. Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is given as the deficiency of Vitamin B6 in the body could also be a factor in causing nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

Q. Can the use of Doxinate cause drowsiness or sleepiness?

Yes, one of the common side effect of Doxinate is drowsiness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or engage in other activities that need your full attention. Do not drink alcohol or take any medicines that may depress the central nervous system like cough and cold medicines, certain pain medicines, and medicines that help you sleep, while you are taking Doxinate. Severe drowsiness can happen or become worse and may cause falls or accidents.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Doxinate?

The use of Doxinate is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions before taking Doxinate.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Doxinate?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Doxinate. This medicine can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Doxinate can cause increased side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of nausea or vomiting which is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What is the storage condition for the Doxinate?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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