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Maxeron 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Maxeron Tablet

Maxeron Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Restlessness

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

How Maxeron Tablet works

Maxeron 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.

Maxeron Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Maxeron 10 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Maxeron 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Maxeron 10 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Maxeron 10 mg Tablet may cause drowsiness, dizziness, dyskinesia and dystonias which could affect the vision and may interfere with the ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Maxeron 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Maxeron 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Maxeron 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Maxeron 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Maxeron Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Maxeron 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Maxeron 10 mg Tablet helps relieve nausea and vomiting.
  • 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 Maxeron 10 mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Maxeron with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Pramipex
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Flotin, Serodep, Fluxen
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zosert
MODERATE
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
MODERATE
Brand(s): Kopram, Ecit, Escnx
MODERATE
Brand(s): Vandol, Amidol, Tempsol
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Maxeron

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No appetite for food and if a meal is eaten mostly develops indigestion , nausea , vomiting and at times has loose motions.
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Gastroenterologist
Get yourself evaluated properly by gastroenterologist
My wife is in first trimester (10weeks). She is severely suffering from indigestion/heaviness in stomach, particularly after 5pm. Whenever she is taking syrup for indigestion after few minutes she is vomiting. And also she is feeling pressure/pain at heart. Kindly need suggestion to overcome the above problem/feeling please.This is happening from last 4 days
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Start with tablet Rantac twice a day on an empty stomach for a week.
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FAQs

Q. Is Maxeron safe to use?

Maxeron is safe if used in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. How long can I take Maxeron for?

Always take your medicines for a duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Maxeron work?

Maxeron works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Maxeron cause diarrhea?

Diarrhea is a common side effect of Maxeron. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Maxeron.

Q. Does Maxeron make you sleepy?

Somnolence (sleepiness) is a common side effect of Maxeron. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive sleepiness after taking Maxeron.

Q. Does Maxeron need prescription?

Yes, Maxeron is a prescription medicine and a prescription is needed for buying it.

Q. Does Maxeron make you feel tired?

Maxeron can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness after taking Maxeron.

Q. Does Maxeron affect birth control pills?

Maxeron does not affect the action of birth control pills (oral contraceptive pills). These can be taken together. However, talk to your doctor and take your medicines as advised.

Q. Does Maxeron potentiate opioid?

Maxeron potentiates only the sedative (sleep-inducing) effect of opioids. Use of Maxeron with an opioid can limit your ability to drive or operate any machine. Talk to your doctor before taking them together.

Q. Does Maxeron work for morning sickness?

Maxeron can help in relieving morning sickness. However, this is not an approved indication for its use. There are other medicines also available to treat morning sickness. Consult a doctor if you need treatment for morning sickness as you should not take any medicine during pregnancy without consulting a doctor.

Q. Does Maxeron cause constipation?

Maxeron does not cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you experience constipation while taking Maxeron as it may be due to some other underlying condition.

Q. Can I take Maxeron with ranitidine?

Maxeron can be taken with ranitidine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Maxeron with paracetamol?

Maxeron can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Maxeron with ibuprofen?

Maxeron can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Maxeron with antibiotics?

Maxeron can be taken with antibiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Maxeron with tramadol?

Maxeron can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Maxeron with loperamide?

Maxeron can be taken with loperamide. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Maxeron with hyoscine?

Maxeron can be taken with hyoscine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Maxeron with diazepam?

Maxeron taken along with diazepam can increase sedation (sleepiness). You would need to be more cautious while taking this combination as this may affect your driving and if you are operating any machines. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Maxeron with ciprofloxacin?

Maxeron can be taken with ciprofloxacin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Maxeron for nausea?

Maxeron is an antiemetic. It works on a part of your brain that prevents you from feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting). It is used to prevent delayed nausea and vomiting that may occur after chemotherapy or caused by radiotherapy and to treat nausea and vomiting including that which may occur with a migraine.

Q. Is Maxeron an over the counter (OTC) product?

Maxeron is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription medicines.

Q. Is Maxeron a steroid?

Maxeron is not a steroid. It is an antiemetic.

Q. Is Maxeron an opiate?

Maxeron is not an opiate. It is an antiemetic.

Q. Is Maxeron used for a headache?

Maxeron is not used for the treatment of a headache. It is used to treat nausea and vomiting which may occur with a migraine headache.

Q. Is Maxeron addictive?

Maxeron is not addictive. It has not been reported to have any habit-forming potential.

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