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Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Gastractiv Tablet

Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting.

Gastractiv Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Gastractiv 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. Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Gastractiv Tablet works

Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet is a prokinetic. It works on the region in the brain that controls vomiting. It also acts on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing food to move more easily through the stomach.

Gastractiv Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet 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
SAFE
Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Gastractiv Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet, 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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Expert Advice

  • Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet helps relieve nausea and vomiting.
  • It should be taken before meals as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Gastractiv 10 mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Dry mouth may occur as a side effect. Frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Do not take it for longer than 7 days without consulting your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gastractiv

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I m 11 weeks pregnant suggest me a healthy diet
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Hi PATIENT to 1mgdoctors. Congratulation on the big new!At this point its fine whatever you take, as long you can keep it down. During early pregnancy the nausea, vomiting and the smells make it difficult to follow a specific diet.So for the time being eat whatever you like, apart from outside food, specially chinese. Also it would be good to avoid pineapples and papaya.
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 is Gastractiv used for?

Gastractiv is used for the treatment of nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting as and when recommended by your doctor.

Q. Is Gastractiv an over the counter drug?

Gastractiv is not an over the counter (OTC) medicine and it is not advisable to take it without a prescription.

Q. Does Gastractiv cause weight gain?

Weight gain has not been reported with the use of Gastractiv. If you notice any abnormal weight gain while using Gastractiv, please talk to your doctor.

Q. Does Gastractiv raise the blood pressure?

The increase in blood pressure is generally not seen with the use of Gastractiv. But if you experience an increase in blood pressure while using Gastractiv, please consult your doctor.

Q. Can I take Gastractiv for morning sickness?

Gastractiv is not indicated or recommended for treating morning sickness. Please consult your doctor if you plan to take any medicine for treating morning sickness.

Q. Can I take Gastractiv with antibiotics?

The use of Gastractiv with antibiotics like erythromycin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, spiramycin, and some antifungals is not recommended. Please consult your doctor before using any antibiotics with Gastractiv.

Q. Can I take Gastractiv with lansoprazole?

Yes, Gastractiv can be taken with lansoprazole as no drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen when they are taken together. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Gastractiv with doxycycline?

Yes, Gastractiv can be taken with doxycycline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Gastractiv with doxycycline.

Q. Can I take Gastractiv with omeprazole?

Yes, Gastractiv can be taken with omeprazole. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before using the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Gastractiv with citalopram?

The use of Gastractiv with citalopram is not recommended as it may increase the underlying heart problems like prolonged QTc interval. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Gastractiv with amitriptyline?

Yes, Gastractiv can be taken with amitriptyline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Gastractiv with amitriptyline.

Q. Can I take Gastractiv with amoxicillin?

Yes, Gastractiv can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Gastractiv with amoxicillin.

Q. Can I take Gastractiv with paracetamol?

Yes, Gastractiv can be taken with paracetamol. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor.

Q. Can I take Gastractiv with tramadol?

Yes, Gastractiv can be taken with tramadol as no drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Gastractiv with tramadol.

Q. Is Gastractiv safe?

Yes. Gastractiv is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the physician/ doctor.

Q. Is Gastractiv used for motion sickness?

Gastractiv is indicated for use in motion sickness. Please consult your doctor before using Gastractiv for motion sickness as it must be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Gastractiv an antibiotic?

No, Gastractiv is not an antibiotic. Gastractiv is an anti-emetic which is used to treat nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick).

Q. Does Gastractiv cause drowsiness?

Drowsiness has been reported as one of the rare side effects with Gastractiv. Please talk to your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness while taking Gastractiv.

Q. Does Gastractiv increase milk secretion?

Yes, Gastractiv can increase milk secretion also known as galactorrhea. This is an uncommon side effect of Gastractiv. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing this side effect while taking this medicine.

Q. Does Gastractiv cause bloating (gas)?

Gastractiv can cause some uncommon gastrointestinal side effects like regurgitation, appetite disorder, and heartburn, diarrhoea. However, bloating (gas) has not been reported as a side effect with Gastractiv.

Q. Does Gastractiv cause hair loss?

Gastractiv has not been reported to cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive hair loss while taking Gastractiv.

Q. Does Gastractiv help to treat constipation?

Gastractiv is not indicated to treat constipation. Please talk to your doctor regarding its use.

Q. Does Gastractiv cause heart problems?

Gastractiv may be associated with an increased risk of heartbeat problem and heart attack. This risk may be more likely in those over 60 years old or taking higher doses. The risk also increases when Gastractiv is given together with other medicines. Please share your medical history with your doctor if you are prescribed Gastractiv.

Q. Does Gastractiv cause constipation?

Yes, Gastractiv has been seen to cause constipation as a side effect.Consult your doctor if you experience excessive constipation while using Gastractiv.

Q. Does Gastractiv help to relieve bloating (gas)?

Gastractiv is an anti-emetic which is used to treat nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick). It is not indicated to treat bloating (gas). Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Q. Can I take Gastractiv with rabeprazole?

Gastractiv can be safely taken with Rabeprazole as no harmful effects have been reported clinically. A fixed-dose combination of these two medicines is also available. Gastractiv increases gut motility and Rabeprazole decreases the acid production in the stomach. So, this combination is very effective in the treatment of reflux esophagitis associated with acidity, heartburn, intestinal and stomach ulcers.
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