Medicine Overview of Emestat Tablet
Side Effects of Emestat are Dryness in mouth, Constipation, Lightheadedness, Drowsiness.
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. Emestat OD Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Emestat OD Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Doxylamine and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) which treat 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.
In Depth Information on Emestat Tablet
Emestat Tablet related warnings
Emestat OD Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Emestat OD Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Emestat 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 Emestat OD Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Emestat OD Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Emestat OD Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Emestat OD Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Emestat OD Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Emestat OD Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about Emestat Tablet
Emestat 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 Emestat cause drowsiness or sleepiness?
Yes, one of the common side effect of Emestat 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 Emestat. Severe drowsiness can happen or become worse and may cause falls or accidents.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Emestat?
The use of Emestat is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine. Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions before taking Emestat.
Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Emestat?
No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Emestat. This medicine can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your healthcare provider if you are advised to take this medicine while you are breastfeeding.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of this medicine than recommended?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Emestat 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 Emestat?
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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