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Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup


Overview

Introduction of Vomitrac Syrup

Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup is a prescription medicine used to treat nausea, vomiting and indigestion.

Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup works on the region in the brain that controls vomiting and it also acts on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines thereby allowing food to move more easily through the stomach. Take this medicine in dose and duration as advised by your doctor and it is taken by mouth before meals. It is better to take it at a fixed time and you should not stop taking this medication suddenly without talking to your doctor. In case you have missed a dose than it is better to take it as soon as you remember it and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

It has mild side effects like fatigue but it may also cause dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Remember to stop this medicine immediately if you experience severe diarrhea, bloody stools, or increased stomach pain.

Uses of Vomitrac Syrup

Vomitrac Syrup side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Restlessness

How to use Vomitrac Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup is to be taken empty stomach.

How Vomitrac Syrup works

Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup 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.

Vomitrac Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup may cause drowsiness, dizziness, dyskinesia and dystonias which could affect the vision and may interfere with the ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Vomitrac Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup, 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

  • Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup helps relieve nausea and vomiting.
  • 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 Vomitrac 5 mg Syrup as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Vomitrac with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Pramipex
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zosert
MODERATE
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
MODERATE
Brand(s): Kopram, Ecit, Escnx
MODERATE
Brand(s): Flotin, Serodep, Fluxen
MODERATE
Brand(s): Vandol, Amidol, Tempsol
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Vomitrac

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No appetite for food and if a meal is eaten mostly develops indigestion , nausea , vomiting and at times has loose motions.
Dr. Kunal Parasar
Gastroenterologist
Get yourself evaluated properly by gastroenterologist
My wife is in first trimester (10weeks). She is severely suffering from indigestion/heaviness in stomach, particularly after 5pm. Whenever she is taking syrup for indigestion after few minutes she is vomiting. And also she is feeling pressure/pain at heart. Kindly need suggestion to overcome the above problem/feeling please.This is happening from last 4 days
Dr. Megha Tuli
Gynaecologist
Start with tablet Rantac twice a day on an empty stomach for a week.
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FAQs

Q. Is Vomitrac safe to use?

Vomitrac is safe if used in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. How long can I take Vomitrac for?

Always take your medicines for a duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Vomitrac work?

Vomitrac works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Vomitrac cause diarrhea?

Diarrhea is a common side effect of Vomitrac. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Vomitrac.

Q. Does Vomitrac make you sleepy?

Somnolence (sleepiness) is a common side effect of Vomitrac. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive sleepiness after taking Vomitrac.

Q. Does Vomitrac need prescription?

Yes, Vomitrac is a prescription medicine and a prescription is needed for buying it.

Q. Does Vomitrac make you feel tired?

Vomitrac can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness after taking Vomitrac.

Q. Does Vomitrac affect birth control pills?

Vomitrac does not affect the action of birth control pills (oral contraceptive pills). These can be taken together. However, talk to your doctor and take your medicines as advised.

Q. Does Vomitrac potentiate opioid?

Vomitrac potentiates only the sedative (sleep-inducing) effect of opioids. Use of Vomitrac with an opioid can limit your ability to drive or operate any machine. Talk to your doctor before taking them together.

Q. Does Vomitrac work for morning sickness?

Vomitrac can help in relieving morning sickness. However, this is not an approved indication for its use. There are other medicines also available to treat morning sickness. Consult a doctor if you need treatment for morning sickness as you should not take any medicine during pregnancy without consulting a doctor.

Q. Does Vomitrac cause constipation?

Vomitrac does not cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you experience constipation while taking Vomitrac as it may be due to some other underlying condition.

Q. Can I take Vomitrac with ranitidine?

Vomitrac can be taken with ranitidine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Vomitrac with paracetamol?

Vomitrac can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Vomitrac with ibuprofen?

Vomitrac can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Vomitrac with antibiotics?

Vomitrac can be taken with antibiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Vomitrac with tramadol?

Vomitrac can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Vomitrac with loperamide?

Vomitrac can be taken with loperamide. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Vomitrac with hyoscine?

Vomitrac can be taken with hyoscine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Vomitrac with diazepam?

Vomitrac taken along with diazepam can increase sedation (sleepiness). You would need to be more cautious while taking this combination as this may affect your driving and if you are operating any machines. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Vomitrac with ciprofloxacin?

Vomitrac can be taken with ciprofloxacin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take Vomitrac for nausea?

Vomitrac is an antiemetic. It works on a part of your brain that prevents you from feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting). It is used to prevent delayed nausea and vomiting that may occur after chemotherapy or caused by radiotherapy and to treat nausea and vomiting including that which may occur with a migraine.

Q. Is Vomitrac an over the counter (OTC) product?

Vomitrac is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription medicines.

Q. Is Vomitrac a steroid?

Vomitrac is not a steroid. It is an antiemetic.

Q. Is Vomitrac an opiate?

Vomitrac is not an opiate. It is an antiemetic.

Q. Is Vomitrac used for a headache?

Vomitrac is not used for the treatment of a headache. It is used to treat nausea and vomiting which may occur with a migraine headache.

Q. Is Vomitrac addictive?

Vomitrac is not addictive. It has not been reported to have any habit-forming potential.

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