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Doxylamine + Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) + Folic Acid

Information about Doxylamine + Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) + Folic Acid

Doxylamine + Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) + Folic Acid Uses

Doxylamine+Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)+Folic Acid is used to prevent nausea and vomiting in pregnancy.

How Doxylamine + Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) + Folic Acid works

Doxylamine + Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) + Folic Acid 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.

Common side effects of Doxylamine + Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) + Folic Acid

Dryness in mouth, Constipation, Drowsiness, Lightheadedness
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Expert advice for Doxylamine + Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) + Folic Acid

  • Doxylamine + Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) + Folic Acid 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 Doxylamine + Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) + Folic Acid while breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for Doxylamine + Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) + Folic Acid

Doxylamine + Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) + Folic Acid

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

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Doxylamine+Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)+Folic Acid 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 Doxylamine+Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)+Folic Acid cause drowsiness or sleepiness?

Yes, one of the common side effects of Doxylamine+Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)+Folic Acid 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 Doxylamine+Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)+Folic Acid. Severe drowsiness can happen or it can become worse and cause falls or accidents.

Q. Can I breastfeed while taking Doxylamine+Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)+Folic Acid?

No, it is not advisable to breastfeed while using Doxylamine+Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)+Folic Acid. 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 Doxylamine+Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)+Folic Acid cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Doxylamine+Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)+Folic Acid 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 Doxylamine+Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)+Folic Acid?

Yes, it is safe to take Doxylamine+Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)+Folic Acid 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.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Doxylamine+Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)+Folic Acid?

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.

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