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Vomikind -MD 4 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Vomikind -MD 4 Tablet is an antiemetic medicine commonly used to control nausea and vomiting due to certain medical conditions like stomach upset. It is also used to prevent nausea and vomiting caused due to any surgery, cancer drug therapy or radiotherapy.

Vomikind -MD 4 Tablet may be used alone or with other medications and can be taken with or without food. Your doctor will suggest the appropriate dose depending on what you are taking it for. The first dose is normally taken before the start of surgery, chemotherapy or radiotherapy. After these treatments, take any further doses as prescribed by your doctor (normally only for a few days at most). Take it regularly at the same time(s) each day to get the most benefit. Be careful not to take too much.

This medicine does not relieve other side effects associated with cancer treatments. Also, it has little effect on vomiting caused by motion sickness. The most common side effects of taking this medicine include headache, diarrhea or constipation and feeling tired. These symptoms should disappear when you stop taking the medicine. However, if these side effects bother you or do not go away, your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing them. 

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have heart or liver problems or a blockage in your stomach or intestines. Also, tell your doctor about any other medicines you might be taking, especially medicines to treat epilepsy, heart problems, cancer and depression. These may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask for advice from your doctor.

Uses of Vomikind Tablet DT

Side effects of Vomikind Tablet DT

Common
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Headache

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Constipation
    Try to eat foods which are high in fiber such as fresh fruits, vegetables and cereals to increase the bulk and consistency of bowel movements. Drink plenty of water or non-alcoholic drinks and stay hydrated to promote healthy digestion. Increasing physical activities such as walking, yoga and regular exercise can also be helpful. If your condition does not improve, you can ask your doctor to prescribe you laxative medicine.
  • Coping with Diarrhea
    Keep up your intake of fluids and electrolytes (sugars and salts) to avoid getting dehydrated. Eat less fiber (avoid raw fruits, fruit juice and vegetables). Talk to your doctor about possible medication to manage diarrhea. Ask about reducing the dosage of your drug or other suitable treatments.
  • Coping with Headache
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Rest in a quiet, dimly lit room. Do not sleep more than you normally would. Do not strain your eyes (for example by looking at a screen). Do not drink alcohol. Headaches are usually temporary and usually go away with time. But, if they last longer or get worse, ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.

How to use Vomikind Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Vomikind -MD 4 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Vomikind Tablet DT works

Vomikind -MD 4 Tablet is an antiemetic medication. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (serotonin) in the brain that may cause nausea and vomiting during anti-cancer treatment (chemotherapy) or after surgery.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Vomikind -MD 4 Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vomikind -MD 4 Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vomikind -MD 4 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Vomikind -MD 4 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vomikind -MD 4 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Vomikind -MD 4 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease. Limited information is available in patients taking this medicine for more than one day.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Vomikind -MD 4 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Vomikind Tablet DT?

If you miss a dose of Vomikind -MD 4 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

  • You have been prescribed Vomikind -MD 4 Tablet for prevention of nausea and vomiting caused after surgery or due to chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
  • Unlike some other nausea medicines, the side effects for Vomikind -MD 4 Tablet are relatively mild.
  • It is fast-acting and starts working within 30 minutes.
  • If you vomit within one hour of taking a dose, take another dose.
  • Avoid heavy meals and try eating small nourishing snacks throughout the day. Also, sip water regularly to help avoid dehydration.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Vomikind with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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I am a diabetic patient suffering from motion sickness while traveling in car.I am taking Avomine 25mg to control it but I am having severe dizziness nausea after half an hour of taking it.how can I control this dizziness.
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
While travelling you can take vomikind
Hello sir / madam Suddenly I got fever from yesterday with shivering and bodyache so I took dolo 650 . Now I am having still the same problem that some vomiting sensation and feeling shivering whole body soar taste in mouth.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Tab Vomikind 1 tab Stat. Get yourself examined in a clinic to Diagnose the cause of fever
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FAQs

Q. How quickly does Vomikind work?

Vomikind starts working within half an hour to 2 hours. It dissolves rapidly into the bloodstream and starts showing its effect.

Q. What are the side effects of Vomikind?

The most common side effects of Vomikind are constipation, diarrhea, fatigue and headache. However, these are usually not bothersome and resolve on their own after some time. Consult your doctor if these persist or worry you.

Q. When should you take Vomikind?

Vomikind should be taken with a full glass of water, with or without food. It should be used exactly as per the dose and duration advised by the doctor. Usually, the first dose of Vomikind is taken before the start of your surgery, chemotherapy or radiation treatment.

Q. Is Vomikind a steroid?

No, Vomikind is an antiemetic and not a steroid. Vomikind is a selective 5-HT3 receptor antagonist. It is prescribed for the prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting which is commonly observed after surgery or due to cancer chemotherapy.

Q. Does Vomikind work for seasickness?

No, Vomikind does not work for seasickness. This is because Vomikind has very little effect on the nausea associated with motion sickness.

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