Gerdon 10mg Suspension

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Composition for Gerdon 10mg Suspension

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Primarily used for

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30 ML in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Gerdon Suspension

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Uses of Gerdon Suspension

Gerdon 10mg Suspension is used in the treatment of vomiting.
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Side effects of Gerdon Suspension

Common

Dry mouth.

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How to use Gerdon 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 Gerdon 10mg Suspension empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Gerdon Suspension works

Gerdon 10mg suspension indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.

In Depth Information on Gerdon Suspension

Expert advice for Gerdon 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 Gerdon 10mg Suspension
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gerdon 10mg 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
Gerdon 10mg Suspension is safe to use during lactation. Hum
an 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
Gerdon 10mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Gerdon 10mg Suspension is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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 Gerdon 10mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Domperidone

Gerdon is used for the treatment of nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting as and when recommended by your doctor.
Gerdon 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 Gerdon. If you notice any abnormal weight gain while using Gerdon, please talk to your doctor.
The increase in blood pressure is generally not seen with the use of Gerdon. But if you experience an increase in blood pressure while using Gerdon, please consult your doctor.
Gerdon 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 Gerdon with antibiotics?
The use of Gerdon with antibiotics like erythromycin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, spiramycin, and some antifungals is not recommended. Please consult your doctor before using any antibiotics with Gerdon.
Q. Can I take Gerdon with lansoprazole?
Yes, Gerdon 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 Gerdon with doxycycline?
Yes, Gerdon can be taken with doxycycline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Gerdon with doxycycline.
Q. Can I take Gerdon with omeprazole?
Yes, Gerdon 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 Gerdon with citalopram?
The use of Gerdon 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 Gerdon with amitriptyline?
Yes, Gerdon can be taken with amitriptyline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Gerdon with amitriptyline.
Q. Can I take Gerdon with amoxicillin?
Yes, Gerdon can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Gerdon with amoxicillin.
Q. Can I take Gerdon with paracetamol?
Yes, Gerdon can be taken with paracetamol. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Gerdon with tramadol?
Yes, Gerdon can be taken with tramadol as no drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Gerdon with tramadol.
Yes. Gerdon is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the physician/ doctor.
Gerdon is indicated for use in motion sickness. Please consult your doctor before using Gerdon for motion sickness as it must be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
No, Gerdon is not an antibiotic. Gerdon 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 Gerdon. Please talk to your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness while taking Gerdon.
Q. Does Gerdon increase milk secretion?
Yes, Gerdon can increase milk secretion also known as galactorrhea. This is an uncommon side effect of Gerdon. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing this side effect while taking this medicine.
Gerdon 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 Gerdon.
Gerdon has not been reported to cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive hair loss while taking Gerdon.
Gerdon is not indicated to treat constipation. Please talk to your doctor regarding its use.
Gerdon 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 Gerdon is given together with other medicines. Please share your medical history with your doctor if you are prescribed Gerdon.
Yes, Gerdon has been seen to cause constipation as a side effect.Consult your doctor if you experience excessive constipation while using Gerdon.
Gerdon 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 Gerdon with rabeprazole?
Gerdon 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. Gerdon 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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