Gastrium 5mg Suspension

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Composition for Gastrium 5mg Suspension

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Medicine Overview of Gastrium Suspension

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Uses of Gastrium Suspension

Gastrium 5mg Suspension is used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting.
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Side effects of Gastrium Suspension

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Dry mouth.

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How to use Gastrium Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It is better to take Gastrium 5mg Suspension empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Gastrium Suspension works

Gastrium 5mg suspension indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.

In Depth Information on Gastrium Suspension

Expert advice for Gastrium Suspension

  • Do not take Domperidone, if you are allergic to it or to any other content in the tablets.
  • Do not take the medicine, if you notice black, tarry stools (bowel motions) or blood in your stools, blockage or tear in the intestines or if you have a tumor of the pituitary gland (prolactinoma).
  • Do not take the drug, if you have moderate to severe liver disease, heart problems (irregular heart rate or heart failure) or abnormal salt levels in the blood.
  • Do not crush or chew the tablets, swallow them whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take the drug if you intend to drive or operate heavy machinery as it may cause drowsiness.
  • Always take the tablets 15 to 30 minutes before meals and, if needed, before going to bed at night.
  • Consult your doctor, if you are above 60 years of age and taking domperidone for a long period of time.
  • Inform your doctor, if you are already taking medicines for fungal infections (ketoconazole) or antibiotics (e.g. gentamycin, erythromycin).
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Warnings
Special precautions for Gastrium 5mg Suspension
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gastrium 5mg Suspension 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Gastrium 5mg Suspension is safe to use during lactation. Hu
man 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.
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Driving
Gastrium 5mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Gastrium 5mg Suspension should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gastrium 5mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Gastrium 5mg Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gastrium 5mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Gastrium 5mg Suspension is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Domperidone, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gastrium 5mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Domperidone

Gastrium is used for the treatment of nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting as and when recommended by your doctor.
Gastrium is not an over the counter (OTC) medicine and it is not advisable to take it without a prescription.
Weight gain has not been reported with the use of Gastrium. If you notice any abnormal weight gain while using Gastrium, please talk to your doctor.
The increase in blood pressure is generally not seen with the use of Gastrium. But if you experience an increase in blood pressure while using Gastrium, please consult your doctor.
Gastrium 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 Gastrium with antibiotics?
The use of Gastrium with antibiotics like erythromycin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, spiramycin, and some antifungals is not recommended. Please consult your doctor before using any antibiotics with Gastrium.
Q. Can I take Gastrium with lansoprazole?
Yes, Gastrium 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 Gastrium with doxycycline?
Yes, Gastrium can be taken with doxycycline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Gastrium with doxycycline.
Q. Can I take Gastrium with omeprazole?
Yes, Gastrium 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 Gastrium with citalopram?
The use of Gastrium 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 Gastrium with amitriptyline?
Yes, Gastrium can be taken with amitriptyline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Gastrium with amitriptyline.
Q. Can I take Gastrium with amoxicillin?
Yes, Gastrium can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Gastrium with amoxicillin.
Q. Can I take Gastrium with paracetamol?
Yes, Gastrium can be taken with paracetamol. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Gastrium with tramadol?
Yes, Gastrium can be taken with tramadol as no drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Gastrium with tramadol.
Yes. Gastrium is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the physician/ doctor.
Gastrium is indicated for use in motion sickness. Please consult your doctor before using Gastrium for motion sickness as it must be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
No, Gastrium is not an antibiotic. Gastrium is an anti-emetic which is used to treat nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick).
Drowsiness has been reported as one of the rare side effects with Gastrium. Please talk to your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness while taking Gastrium.
Q. Does Gastrium increase milk secretion?
Yes, Gastrium can increase milk secretion also known as galactorrhea. This is an uncommon side effect of Gastrium. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing this side effect while taking this medicine.
Gastrium 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 Gastrium.
Gastrium has not been reported to cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive hair loss while taking Gastrium.
Gastrium is not indicated to treat constipation. Please talk to your doctor regarding its use.
Gastrium 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 Gastrium is given together with other medicines. Please share your medical history with your doctor if you are prescribed Gastrium.
Yes, Gastrium has been seen to cause constipation as a side effect.Consult your doctor if you experience excessive constipation while using Gastrium.
Gastrium 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 Gastrium with rabeprazole?
Gastrium 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. Gastrium 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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