Shidom Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Shidom 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, thereby improves digestion.

Shidom Tablet is taken before meals in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should take this medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are headache, dry mouth, and stomach pain. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It also causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness. This medicine may also cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration.

Before taking this medicine you should let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney problems. You shouldn't take it at the same time as an antacid. Pregnant women should also consult their doctor. You should avoid this medicine if suffering from bleeding ulcers of stomach.

Uses of Shidom Tablet

Benefits of Shidom Tablet

In Indigestion

Indigestion means discomfort of mainly the upper part of your stomach which may also have other symptoms such as stomach pain, bloating, feeling full etc. Shidom Tablet improves the movement of food in your stomach and gut (intestine). This relieves these symptoms and helps in proper digestion of food.
Take Shidom Tablet as prescribed by the doctor. Think about what foods trigger indigestion and try to avoid them; eat smaller, more frequent meals; try to lose weight if you are overweight and try to find ways to relax. Do not eat within 3-4 hours of going to bed.

In Nausea

Shidom Tablet blocks the action of chemicals in the body that can make you feel or be sick. It is often used to prevent nausea and vomiting that may be caused due to some medicines or cancer treatment. This medicine helps you recover more comfortably from cancer treatments such as radiation therapy or chemotherapy. It is also effective at preventing nausea and vomiting after an operation (in adults only). The dose will depend on what you are being treated for but always take this medicine as it is prescribed.

Side effects of Shidom Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Shidom

  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Shidom 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. Shidom Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Shidom Tablet works

Shidom 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Shidom Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Shidom 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Shidom 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
Shidom Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Shidom Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Shidom Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Shidom Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Shidom Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Shidom Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Shidom Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Shidom 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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Quick Tips

  • Shidom 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 Shidom 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzimidazole Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Dopamine (D2) receptor antagonist-Prokinetic agent

Patient Concerns

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Hepatitis b + , present symptoms indigestion
Dr. Tapas Kumbhkar
Internal Medicine
Any complain of vomiting or loosmotion
No appetite for food and if a meal is eaten mostly develops indigestion , nausea , vomiting and at times has loose motions.
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Surgical Gastroenterology
Get yourself evaluated properly by gastroenterologist
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FAQs

Q. What is Shidom Tablet used for?

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

Q. Is Shidom Tablet an over the counter drug?

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

Q. Does Shidom Tablet cause weight gain?

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

Q. Does Shidom Tablet raise the blood pressure?

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

Q. Can I take Shidom Tablet for morning sickness?

Shidom Tablet 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 Shidom Tablet with antibiotics?

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

Q. Can I take Shidom Tablet with lansoprazole?

Yes, Shidom Tablet 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 Shidom Tablet with doxycycline?

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

Q. Can I take Shidom Tablet with omeprazole?

Yes, Shidom Tablet 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 Shidom Tablet with citalopram?

The use of Shidom Tablet 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 Shidom Tablet with amitriptyline?

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

Q. Can I take Shidom Tablet with amoxicillin?

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

Q. Can I take Shidom Tablet with paracetamol?

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

Q. Can I take Shidom Tablet with tramadol?

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

Q. Is Shidom Tablet safe?

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

Q. Is Shidom Tablet used for motion sickness?

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

Q. Is Shidom Tablet an antibiotic?

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

Q. Does Shidom Tablet cause drowsiness?

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

Q. Does Shidom Tablet increase milk secretion?

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

Q. Does Shidom Tablet cause bloating (gas)?

Shidom Tablet 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 Shidom Tablet.

Q. Does Shidom Tablet cause hair loss?

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

Q. Does Shidom Tablet help to treat constipation?

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

Q. Does Shidom Tablet cause heart problems?

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

Q. Does Shidom Tablet cause constipation?

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

Q. Does Shidom Tablet help to relieve bloating (gas)?

Shidom Tablet 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 Shidom Tablet with rabeprazole?

Shidom Tablet 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. Shidom Tablet 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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Country of Origin: India

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