DOMSTAL 10MG contain domperidone which belongs to a group of medicine called dopamine antagonists. It is used to treat nausea and vomiting in adults and adolescents. It increases the movement of food through the stomach and the digestive tract more quickly, thus reducing the feeling of bloating, fullness and indigestion. It works by blocking the action of a chemical in your brain which causes the feeling of nausea and vomiting.
It must be taken 15 to 30 minutes before a meal. Try to take DOMSTAL 10MG at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. It is strictly not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 12 years of age and older with a body weight of less than 35kg. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. The most common side effect of this medicine is dry mouth.
USES OF DOMSTAL 10MG:
Treat nausea and vomiting
HOW DOMSTAL 10MG WORKS:
DOMSTAL 10MG increases the movement of food through the stomach and the digestive tract more quickly, thus reducing the feeling of bloating, fullness and indigestion. It also works by blocking the action of a chemical in your brain which causes the feeling of nausea and vomiting.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Always take DOMSTAL 10MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken 15 to 30 minutes before a meal. Try to take this medicine at the same time each day. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.
SIDE EFFECTS OF DOMSTAL 10MG:
• Allergic reaction such as swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, lips, or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing, itching, lumpy rash (hives) or nettle rash (urticaria)
• Uncontrolled movements symptoms such as irregular eye movements, unusual movements of the tongue, and abnormal posture such as a twisted neck, trembling and muscle stiffness
• Very fast or unusual heartbeat
• Fit (seizure)
• Dry mouth
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS:
Moisturize your skin. Apply cooling agents such as menthol and calamine or apply a cold, wet cloth, or ice pack on the itching area.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS:
DOMSTAL 10MG should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
DOMSTAL 10MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
DOMSTAL 10MG does not affect your ability to drive or use machines.
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with DOMSTAL 10MG.
DOMSTAL 10MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.
DOMSTAL 10MG is not recommended in patients with active liver diseases. Before taking this medicine consult your doctor.
Do not take DOMSTAL 10MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to domperidone or any other ingredients in this medicine.
DOMSTAL 10MG is not recommended in patients with active heart diseases. Before taking this medicine consult your doctor.
Tell your doctor if you have or had a condition such as,
A tumour of the pituitary gland (prolactinoma)
A blockage or tear in your intestines
Black, tarry bowel motions (stools) or blood in your bowel motions (symptoms of bleeding in the stomach or intestines)
A problem that gives you a low level of potassium or magnesium, or a high level of potassium in your blood
Talk to your doctor if you are taking,
Azole anti-fungals, specifically oral ketoconazole, fluconazole or voriconazole (used to treat fungal infections)
Antibiotics such as erythromycin, clarithromycin, telithromycin, moxifloxacin, pentamidine (used to treat bacterial infections)
Amiodarone, dronedarone, quinidine, disopyramide, dofetilide, sotalol, diltiazem, verapamil (used to treat heart problems or high blood pressure)
Haloperidol, pimozide, sertindole (used to treat psychoses)
Citalopram, escitalopram (used to treat depression)
Cisapride, dolasetron, prucalopride (used to treat Gastro-intestinal disorders)
Mequitazine, mizolastine (used to treat allergy)
Halofantrine (used to treat malaria)
Protease inhibitors (used to treat AIDS/HIV)
Toremifene, vandetanib, vincamine (used to treat cancer)
Drug : Domperidone
Pharmacological Category : Dopamine antagonists
Therapeutic Indication : Nausea and vomiting
Dosage Forms : Tablet, Capsule, Oral drops, Oral suspension
Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.
FAQ’s ABOUT DOMSTAL 10MG:
Q: Is DOMSTAL 10MG an over-the-counter drug?
A: No, it is not an over the counter (OTC) medicine and it is not advisable to take without a prescription.
Q: Does DOMSTAL 10MG raise the blood pressure?
A: The increase in blood pressure is generally not seen with the use of this medicine. But if you experience an increase in blood pressure while using this medicine, please consult your doctor.
Q: Can I take DOMSTAL 10MG for morning sickness?
A: No, it is not indicated or recommended for treating morning sickness.
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