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Motimin 1 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Motimin Tablet

Motimin 1 mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of indigestion, nausea and vomiting. It blocks the substance on the brain that triggers nausea or vomiting and it also increases the movement of food in the stomach and intestine, thereby improves digestion.

Motimin 1 mg Tablet should be used in a dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is better to take it at a fixed time and you should not stop taking this medication suddenly without talking to your doctor. In case you have missed a dose than it is better to take it as soon as you remember it and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. You should avoid this medicine if suffering from bleeding ulcers of stomach. It has side effects like headache, diarrhea and stomach pain. Dizziness and sleepiness may also occur, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Dry mouth may occur to you but frequent mouth rinses, good oral hygiene, increased water intake and sugarless candy may help. You should stop this medicine immediately if you experience severe diarrhea, bloody stools, or increased stomach pain.

Uses of Motimin Tablet

Motimin Tablet side effects

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

How to use Motimin 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. Motimin 1 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Motimin Tablet works

Motimin 1 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.

Motimin Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Motimin 1 mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Motimin 1 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Motimin 1 mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Motimin 1 mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Motimin 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Motimin 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Motimin 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Motimin 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Motimin 1 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Motimin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Motimin 1 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

  • Motimin 1 mg Tablet helps relieve nausea, vomiting and indigestion.
  • 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 Motimin 1 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 Motimin

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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. What is Motimin used for?

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

Q. Is Motimin an over the counter drug?

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

Q. Does Motimin cause weight gain?

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

Q. Does Motimin raise the blood pressure?

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

Q. Can I take Motimin for morning sickness?

Motimin 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 Motimin with antibiotics?

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

Q. Can I take Motimin with lansoprazole?

Yes, Motimin 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 Motimin with doxycycline?

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

Q. Can I take Motimin with omeprazole?

Yes, Motimin 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 Motimin with citalopram?

The use of Motimin 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 Motimin with amitriptyline?

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

Q. Can I take Motimin with amoxicillin?

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

Q. Can I take Motimin with paracetamol?

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

Q. Can I take Motimin with tramadol?

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

Q. Is Motimin safe?

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

Q. Is Motimin used for motion sickness?

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

Q. Is Motimin an antibiotic?

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

Q. Does Motimin cause drowsiness?

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

Q. Does Motimin increase milk secretion?

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

Q. Does Motimin cause bloating (gas)?

Motimin 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 Motimin.

Q. Does Motimin cause hair loss?

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

Q. Does Motimin help to treat constipation?

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

Q. Does Motimin cause heart problems?

Motimin 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 Motimin is given together with other medicines. Please share your medical history with your doctor if you are prescribed Motimin.

Q. Does Motimin cause constipation?

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

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

Motimin 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 Motimin with rabeprazole?

Motimin 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. Motimin 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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