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Eterna 4mg Tablet MD


Overview

Introduction

Eterna 4mg Tablet MD is an anti-emetic medicine commonly used to control nausea and vomiting due to certain medical conditions like stomach upset. It is also used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused due to any surgery, cancer drug therapy, or radiotherapy.

Eterna 4mg Tablet MD may be used alone or with other medications and can be taken with or without food. The amount you take will depend on what you are taking it for, and your doctor will tell you what is appropriate. The first dose is normally taken before the start of surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy. After these treatments, take any further doses as prescribed by your doctor (normally only for a few days at most). Take it regularly at the same time(s) each day to get the most benefit. Be careful not to take too much.

This medicine does not relieve other side effects associated with cancer treatments. Also, it has little effect on vomiting caused by motion sickness. The most common side effects of taking this medicine include headache, diarrhea or constipation and feeling tired. These symptoms should disappear when you stop taking the medicine but if they bother you or do not go away, your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing them. The side effects may be preferable to nausea and vomiting you might experience without this medicine.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have heart or liver problems or a blockage in your stomach or intestines. Also tell your doctor about other medicines you are using, especially medicines to treat epilepsy, heart problems, cancer, and depression. These may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask advice from your doctor.

Uses of Eterna Tablet MD

Side effects of Eterna Tablet MD

Common
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Headache

How to use Eterna Tablet MD

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not handle the tablets with wet hands. Put it in your mouth but do not swallow it. Eterna 4mg Tablet MD may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Eterna Tablet MD works

Eterna 4mg Tablet MD is an antiemetic medication. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (serotonin) in the brain that may cause nausea and vomiting during anti-cancer treatment (chemotherapy) or after surgery.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Eterna 4mg Tablet MD does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Eterna 4mg Tablet MD is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Eterna 4mg Tablet MD is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Eterna 4mg Tablet MD does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Eterna 4mg Tablet MD is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Eterna 4mg Tablet MD is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease. Limited information is available in patients taking this medicine for more than one day.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Eterna 4mg Tablet MD in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Eterna Tablet MD?

If you miss a dose of Eterna 4mg Tablet MD, 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

  • You have been prescribed Eterna 4mg Tablet MD for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiotherapy and after surgery.
  • Unlike some other nausea medicines, the side effects for Eterna 4mg Tablet MD are relatively mild.
  • It comes in many different forms that you don't have to swallow, such as a film that goes on the tongue or a dissolving pill.
  • It is fast-acting and starts working within 30 minutes.
  • If you vomit within one hour of taking a dose, take another dose.
  • Avoid heavy meals and try eating small nourishing snacks throughout the day. Also, sip water regularly to help avoid dehydration.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Eterna with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Acicod, Montokuf, Codine Sulphate
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Parvodex
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Brand(s): Nalfy, Nacphin, Ruffy
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Wintal
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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
Gynaecologist
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.
Vomiting and doses issue with metformin and other salt with istanet 500mg tablet! How to avoid vomiting and nausea
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
ask your doctor to change your medicine
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