Pepchek 5 mg Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Pepchek Capsule

Pepchek 5 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting.

Pepchek Capsule side effects

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

How to use Pepchek Capsule

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. Pepchek 5 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Pepchek Capsule works

Pepchek 5 mg Capsule 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.

Pepchek Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pepchek 5 mg Capsule 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Pepchek 5 mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human 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.
Driving
Pepchek 5 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pepchek 5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pepchek 5 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Pepchek 5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pepchek 5 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Pepchek 5 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Pepchek Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Pepchek 5 mg Capsule, 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

  • 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).

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pepchek

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Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Salt restriction regular exercise.all meds have some side effects but we must weigh. The benefits vs effects
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FAQs

Q. What is Pepchek used for?
Pepchek is used for the treatment of nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting as and when recommended by your doctor.
Q. Is Pepchek an over the counter drug?
Pepchek is not an over the counter (OTC) medicine and it is not advisable to take it without a prescription.
Q. Does Pepchek cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported with the use of Pepchek. If you notice any abnormal weight gain while using Pepchek, please talk to your doctor.
Q. Does Pepchek raise the blood pressure?
The increase in blood pressure is generally not seen with the use of Pepchek. But if you experience an increase in blood pressure while using Pepchek, please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Pepchek for morning sickness?
Pepchek 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 Pepchek with antibiotics?
The use of Pepchek with antibiotics like erythromycin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, spiramycin, and some antifungals is not recommended. Please consult your doctor before using any antibiotics with Pepchek.
Q. Can I take Pepchek with lansoprazole?
Yes, Pepchek 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 Pepchek with doxycycline?
Yes, Pepchek can be taken with doxycycline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Pepchek with doxycycline.
Q. Can I take Pepchek with omeprazole?
Yes, Pepchek 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 Pepchek with citalopram?
The use of Pepchek 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 Pepchek with amitriptyline?
Yes, Pepchek can be taken with amitriptyline. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Pepchek with amitriptyline.
Q. Can I take Pepchek with amoxicillin?
Yes, Pepchek can be taken with amoxicillin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Pepchek with amoxicillin.
Q. Can I take Pepchek with paracetamol?
Yes, Pepchek can be taken with paracetamol. No drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Pepchek with tramadol?
Yes, Pepchek can be taken with tramadol as no drug--drug interactions have been reported. However, please consult your doctor before taking Pepchek with tramadol.
Q. Is Pepchek safe?
Yes. Pepchek is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the physician/ doctor.
Q. Is Pepchek used for motion sickness?
Pepchek is indicated for use in motion sickness. Please consult your doctor before using Pepchek for motion sickness as it must be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Pepchek an antibiotic?
No, Pepchek is not an antibiotic. Pepchek is an anti-emetic which is used to treat nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting (being sick).
Q. Does Pepchek cause drowsiness?
Drowsiness has been reported as one of the rare side effects with Pepchek. Please talk to your doctor if you experience excessive drowsiness while taking Pepchek.
Q. Does Pepchek increase milk secretion?
Yes, Pepchek can increase milk secretion also known as galactorrhea. This is an uncommon side effect of Pepchek. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing this side effect while taking this medicine.
Q. Does Pepchek cause bloating (gas)?
Pepchek 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 Pepchek.
Q. Does Pepchek cause hair loss?
Pepchek has not been reported to cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor in case you experience excessive hair loss while taking Pepchek.
Q. Does Pepchek help to treat constipation?
Pepchek is not indicated to treat constipation. Please talk to your doctor regarding its use.
Q. Does Pepchek cause heart problems?
Pepchek 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 Pepchek is given together with other medicines. Please share your medical history with your doctor if you are prescribed Pepchek.
Q. Does Pepchek cause constipation?
Yes, Pepchek has been seen to cause constipation as a side effect.Consult your doctor if you experience excessive constipation while using Pepchek.
Q. Does Pepchek help to relieve bloating (gas)?
Pepchek 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 Pepchek with rabeprazole?
Pepchek 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. Pepchek 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Apr 2018.
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