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Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Pregdox Tablet

Pregdox Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Constipation
  • Lightheadedness
  • Drowsiness

How to use Pregdox 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. Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pregdox Tablet works

Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Doxylamine and vitamin B6 (pyridoxine), which treats nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy. Doxylamine is an antihistamine which works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine), thereby controlling nausea, vomiting, and dizziness. Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) is a form of vitamin B which possesses anti-nausea properties.

Pregdox Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
SAFE
Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Lactation
Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet helps treat nausea and vomiting in pregnant women.
  • Take it on an empty stomach with a glass of water.
  • Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not take Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet with other sedating medications such as those for cough and cold as the combination could worsen dizziness leading to falls or other accidents.
  • Do not take Pregdox 10mg/10mg Tablet while breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pregdox

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Paracetamol 10mg/kg/dose
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FAQs

Q. What is Pregdox?

Pregdox is a combination of two medicines: Doxylamine and Vitamin B6. This medicine is used to treat nausea and vomiting in pregnant women whose symptoms have not improved after changing their diet or using other non-medicine treatments. Doxylamine works by blocking the action of certain natural substances in the body that may cause nausea and vomiting. Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is given as the deficiency of Vitamin B6 in the body could also be a factor in causing nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

Q. Can the use of Pregdox cause drowsiness or sleepiness?

Yes, one of the common side effect of Pregdox is drowsiness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or engage in other activities that need your full attention. Do not drink alcohol or take any medicines that may depress the central nervous system like cough and cold medicines, certain pain medicines, and medicines that help you sleep, while you are taking Pregdox. Severe drowsiness can happen or become worse and may cause falls or accidents.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Pregdox?

The use of Pregdox is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions before taking Pregdox.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Pregdox?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Pregdox. This medicine can pass into the breast milk and may harm the baby. Inform your doctor that you are breastfeeding if you are advised to take this medicine.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of this medicine?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Pregdox can cause increased side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of nausea or vomiting which is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What is the storage condition for the Pregdox?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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References
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