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Composition for MINADO

Naproxen(250 mg),Domperidone(NA)

food interaction for MINADO

alcohol interaction for MINADO

pregnancy interaction for MINADO

lactation interaction for MINADO

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking Naproxen with alcohol can increase the risk of stomach bleeding caused by naproxen.
Minado tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Naproxen(250 mg)


Naproxen is used to relieve the pain and swelling due to diseases affecting the muscles, joints and tendons, like strains, gout, ankylosing spondylitis (pain and stiffnessin the neck and back) or arthritis, andalso period pain (dysmenorrhea) in women.

How it works

Naproxen belongs to a class of medications called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) which works by blocking the effect of enzyme called cyclooxygenase resulting in decreased production of prostaglandins (a chemical associated with pain) thereby causingease of pain and inflammation.

Common side effects

Excessive thirst, Burning sensation, Tingling sensation, Cold symptoms, Nasal congestion, Dizziness, Drowsiness, Flatulence, Headache, Hearing disorder, Insomnia, Lightheadedness, Ringing in ear, Constipation, Diarrhoea


Domperidone is used to treat vomiting or nausea caused due to indigestion, diseases or drugs. It is also used to relieve fullness of stomach, belching and heavy bloating, gas and heartburn for a longer period up to 2 weeks.

How it works

Domperidone belongs to a class of medicines known as anti-emetics. Domperidone acts by helping food move faster through the food pipe, stomach and gut; thus normalising the digestion process.

Common side effects

Abnormal heart rhythm, Breast tenderness, Breast pain, Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Dry mouth, Headache, Irritation, Loss of libido


No substitutes found

Expert advice for MINADO

Do not take this medicine.
  • If you are allergic to naproxen, aspirin or other NSAID or any other ingredient in the medicine.
  • if you have gastric ulcer or bleeding or black sticky stools, or have had such complaints after taking any NSAID in the past.
Do not drive or use machines after taking naproxen if you experience drowsiness, dizziness, vertigo, sleeplessness, tiredness, visual disturbances.This medicine can interfere with certain blood and urine test results so it is advised that patient should tell doctor beforehand about usage of this drug.Women should not take this medicine if they want to become pregnant.Take the lowest amount for the shortest possible time to reduce the risk of heart attack or stroke associated with this medicine. Do not take this medicine consecutively for more than 3 days during one menstrual cycle.

Frequently asked questions for MINADO


Q. Is naproxen same as aspirin, ibuprofen or Motrin?
Motrin is proprietary (brand) name for naproxen. Naproxen is different from aspirin and ibuprofen. All these drugs however belong to same class called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or pain-relieving drugs.
Q. Is naproxen safer than ibuprofen?
Naproxen and ibuprofen both belong to the same pharmacological class called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or pain-relieving drugs. Both have almost similar action in reducing pain, inflammation and fever. Judgement of doctors may vary depending on the condition being treated.
Q. Can I take naproxen for a headache, back pain, tooth pain, cold, pain, period cramps and lower back pain?
Naproxen is a NSAID drug and can be used to treat mild to moderate pain as occurs with headache, back pain, tooth pain, period cramps and lower back pain. It doesn’t cure cold, but can relieve pain associated with it.
Q. Can I take naproxen for sinus infection, flu and swollen glands?
Naproxen may be given to reduce the pain and swelling associated with sinus infection, flu and swollen glands. It does not however treat any of these conditions.
Q. Can I take naproxen with paracetamol/ Tylenol/ Advil?
Tylenol is the brand name of paracetamol (acetaminophen). Advil is the brand name of ibuprofen. All of them belong to the same class of medication called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or pain-relieving drugs. It is not advisable to take two or more pain-killers drugs together as it enhances adverse effects.
Q. Does naproxen raise blood pressure or cause constipation?
Naproxen can cause constipation and raise blood pressure.
Q. Does naproxen contain acetaminophen, aspirin, sulfa or caffeine?
No. Naproxen doesn’t contain acetaminophen, aspirin, sulfa or caffeine. There are all separate drug entities.
Q. Is naproxen a controlled substance or addictive?
No. Naproxen is not controlled substance but it belongs to schedule H and can be obtained by producing valid prescription. Also, it doesn’t seem to have habit forming potential.
Q. Can I take naproxen with antibiotics or Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone)?
Naproxen may be prescribed with antibiotics for reducing pain associated with certain infections. Naproxen is not recommended to be used with Vicodin (acetaminophen and hydrocodone).
Q. Is naproxen safe?
Naproxen is safe when used for prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does naproxen make you sleepy?
Naproxen may cause drowsiness.
Q. Does naproxen thin the blood?
Naproxen may have some effects on platelet (blood cells which help blood to clot) function, but not as much as low dose aspirin. Naproxen, however, can enhance the effect of blood thinning medication such as heparin or warfarin.


Q. What is Domperidone/ domstal used for and how long can I take it?
Domperidone (also known as domstal) is used for the treatment of short-term (upto 48 hours) and long-term (upto 2 weeks) problems of nausea, vomiting, belching, gas, heartburn and bloating (not to be confused as laxative, steroid or antacid). Always take the drug exactly as your doctor has told you to.
 Q. Is domperidone an over the counter drug?
No, domperidone is not an OTC drug and it is not advisable to take it without a prescription.
Q. Can I take domperidone with citalopram?
Domperidone may increase the sedative effect of citalopram and may interact with other drugs like antibiotics, pain-killers or anti-fungals. Consult your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines.
Q. Does domperidone cause weight-gain?
No. Domperidone does not cause weight-gain. If you notice an abnormal weight-gain, visit your doctor.
 Q. Does domperidone raise the blood pressure or cause depression?
These effects are generally not seen with use of domperidone. But if you are experiencing these side effects, please consult your doctor.


Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)