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Overview

Introduction

Vomilast -OD Tablet is a combination of three medicines. This prescription medicine manages the feeling of nausea or vomiting during pregnancy. It blocks signals to reach the brain that trigger the feeling of nausea and vomiting.

Vomilast -OD Tablet is to be taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. You can take it with or without food, preferably at a fixed time.

This medication may make you feel dizzy or sleepy, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus. This medicine is generally well tolerated by patients. However, it may cause side effects like nausea, dryness of mouth, and lightheadedness. Before taking the medicine always consult your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you are suffering from any severe stomach, liver, kidney disease, or any known disease. You must stop this medication and consult your doctor in case you encounter any allergic reactions such as skin rash, swelling, and itching.

Uses of Vomilast Tablet

Vomilast Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Constipation
  • Drowsiness
  • Lightheadedness

How to use Vomilast 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. Vomilast -OD Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Vomilast Tablet works

Vomilast -OD Tablet is a combination of three medicines: doxylamine, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) and folic acid, 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. Folic is also a form of vitamin B which provides essential nutrients.

Vomilast Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Vomilast -OD Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vomilast -OD Tablet is safe to use during pregnancy. Most studies have shown low or no risk to the developing baby.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vomilast -OD Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Vomilast -OD Tablet may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
UNSAFE
Vomilast -OD Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vomilast -OD Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vomilast -OD Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vomilast -OD Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vomilast -OD Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Vomilast -OD Tablet helps treat nausea and vomiting in pregnant women whose symptoms did not improved using diet and lifestyle changes. 
  • Take it on an empty stomach with a glass of water.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not take it with other sedating medications such as cough and cold medications as the combination could worsen dizziness leading to falls or other accidents
  • Do not take Vomilast -OD Tablet while breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Vomilast

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severe vomitting due to pregnancydoxinate tablet is used 3 times a daycan i use domperidonei done the ivf& and now have twins
Dr. Asmita Kaundal
Infertility and Gynaecologist
plz take Vomilast. and if ur vomiting still does not settles plz go to hospital and get admitted as intractable vomiting can cause dehydration and ketosis
I am in the first month of pregnancy and I am experiencing nausea, vomiting, stomach pain (moderate to severe) as well as discomfort. Current medications is Susten SR 200 (OD), Duvadilan retard (OD), Doxinate (BD), Folverine D (OD), Fertigyn 500 (1 amp weekly) and aciloc 150 (BD). What should I do to ease my situation. Please suggest
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
The med suggested are to support of pregnancy and for acidity and nausea and vomiting. Continue the same. You can upgrade the med for vomiting after consulting your
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Vomilast?

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

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

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Vomilast 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. Can the use of Vomilast cause drowsiness or sleepiness?

Yes, one of the common side effects of Vomilast 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 Vomilast. Severe drowsiness can happen or it can become worse and cause falls or accidents.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Vomilast?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Vomilast. 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 the use of Vomilast cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Vomilast can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. Try to avoid foods that are acidic (like lemons), spicy and salty.

Q. Can a pregnant woman take Vomilast?

Yes, it is safe to take Vomilast in pregnant women. In fact, this medicine is used to treat nausea and vomiting in pregnant women. It is mainly recommended to those women whose symptoms have not improved after changing their diet or using other non-medicine treatments.
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References
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