Dozem 10 mg/20 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Dozem Capsule
Dozem 10 mg/20 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of acidity and heartburn.
Dozem Capsule side effects
Common
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Headache
  • Flatulence
How to use Dozem 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. Dozem 10 mg/20 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Take Dozem 10 mg/20 mg Capsule 30 minutes before food.
How Dozem Capsule works
Dozem 10 mg/20 mg Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Omeprazole. Domperidone is a prokinetic which works on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing food to move more easily through the stomach. Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.
Dozem Capsule related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and cause acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dozem 10 mg/20 mg Capsule 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
Dozem 10 mg/20 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Dozem 10 mg/20 mg Capsule may cause dizziness and visual disturbances. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Dozem 10 mg/20 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dozem 10 mg/20 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Dozem 10 mg/20 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dozem 10 mg/20 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Dozem 10 mg/20 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

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  • You have been prescribed Dozem 10 mg/20 mg Capsule for the treatment of acidity and heartburn.
  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking it for 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problem that needs attention.
  • Long-term use can cause weak bones and deficiency of minerals such as magnesium. Take adequate dietary intake of calcium and magnesium or their supplements as prescribed by your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dozem

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Now I am taking esomeprazole-40mg once in the morning in empty stomach. What is the best medicine in ayurveda for acidity?What should be best medicine in stead of allopathic?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
there are a lotbof medicines to cure acidity in Ayurveda. syrup smllapitta mishran 10 ml thrice before meal, and powder anago 1 spoon befre meal twice. Anago powder is my self prepared medicine and is very effective. follow a healthy lifestyle, avoid junk spicy oily food
I have acidity &lots of gases problemsI am waiting. Thanku
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take RABEKIND DSR twice daily 1 hour before breakfast and 1 hour before dinner for 4 weeksTab ZINCOVIT once daily after breakfast for 4 weeksSyrup ULGEL 10ml twice daily with meals for 2 weeks
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FAQs

Q. What is Dozem?
Dozem is a combination of two medicines: Omeprazole and Domperidone. Omeprazole is used in the treatment of acidity and heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); a condition in which the acid in the stomach flows back up into the food pipe (esophagus) and also used to treat gastric and duodenal ulcers. Domperidone helps to control vomiting and acts on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines thereby allowing food to move more easily through the stomach.
Q. Is it safe to use Dozem?
Yes, Dozem is safe to use in most of the patients. However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like diarrhea, stomach pain, flatulence, dryness in the mouth, dizziness, headache and other uncommon and rare side effect. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine.
Q. What are the contraindications of Dozem?
The use of Dozem is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to omeprazole or domperidone or any other inactive ingredients of the medicine. Cautious use is advised in patients with underlying kidney or liver disease.
Q. Which is the best time to take Dozem?
It is best to take the medicine daily before the breakfast or an empty stomach.
Q. Can the use of Dozem cause abnormal heart beat?
Yes, the use of Dozem can cause an increased risk of irregular heartbeat (serious arrhythmias). These are serious side effects but rare (chances that it may happen is very low). The risk may be slightly higher in those who are more than 60 years of age.
Q. Does the use of Dozem leads to dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Dozem can cause dry mouth. Dryness of mouth occurs due to Domperidone, which is present in this combination. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips of water during the day and keep some water on your bedside at night. Cut down the intake of alcohol and avoid smoking. Try to use alcohol-free mouthwash as the risk of tooth decay increases, if you have dry mouth.
Q. What is the storage condition for Dozem?
Keep this medicine in the container or pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it as 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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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