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Folybus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Folybus Tablet

Folybus Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Constipation
  • Drowsiness
  • Lightheadedness

How to use Folybus 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. Folybus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Folybus Tablet works

Folybus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet is a combination of three medicines: doxylamine, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) and folic acid, 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. Folic is also a form of vitamin B which provides essential nutrients.

Folybus Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Folybus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Folybus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
Folybus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg 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 Folybus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
Folybus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Folybus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Folybus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Folybus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Folybus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Folybus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet helps 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.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not take it 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 Folybus 10mg/10mg/2.5mg Tablet while breastfeeding.

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.
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Folybus?

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

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

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Folybus 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. Can the use of Folybus cause drowsiness or sleepiness?

Yes, one of the common side effects of Folybus 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 Folybus. Severe drowsiness can happen or it can become worse and cause falls or accidents.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Folybus?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Folybus. 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 the use of Folybus cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Folybus can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. Try to avoid foods that are acidic (like lemons), spicy and salty.

Q. Can a pregnant woman take Folybus?

Yes, it is safe to take Folybus in pregnant women. In fact, this medicine is used to treat nausea and vomiting in pregnant women. It is mainly recommended to those women whose symptoms have not improved after changing their diet or using other non-medicine treatments.
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References
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