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Domstal 10 MG Tablet 10

Domstal 10 MG Tablet 10

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    • Rs. 25.00

    Uses :

    Domperidone uses include management of dyspepsia and relief from nausea and vomiting. It is used for gastrointestinal emptying, heartburn, bloating, and belching.

    Mode of drug action


    Domperidone is a distinct blocker of dopamine receptors. Domperidone facilitates gastric emptying by increasing esophageal and gastric peristalsis. The antiemetic property is also related to dopamine receptor blocking activity, as domperidone has a high affinity for D2 and D3 dopamine receptors. These receptors are found in the chemoreceptor trigger zone usually present outside the blood-brain barrier that regulates nausea and vomiting.

    What are the common side effects?

    The common side effects are diarrhea, drowsiness, difficulty in speaking, irregular heartbeat, dizziness, and problems with breathing, breast pain, and breast tenderness.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Domstal may cause drowsiness and dizziness, and should not be used if performing any work that requires mental alertness, such as driving or operating machineries.

    • Women who are pregnant, planning for pregnancy and those who are breastfeeding should consult the doctor before taking Domstal tablet.

    • Domstal medication should not be used if there s any history of allergy to domperidone or any Domstal ingredients.

    • Drugs such as ritonavir, telaprevir, and antifungal drugs should be avoided as they have drug interactions with domperidone and alters its function.

    What else should I know?

    1. Is domperidone a laxative? No, domperidone does not have any laxative properties. It is a medication for treating bloating and abdominal discomfort.

    2. What is the safe dosage of domperidone for children? Children below 10 years are not prescribed domperidone tablets. Talk to the doctor to know about the safe doses for children.

    3. Does domperidone affect blood pressure levels? No. However, if you experience any changes in your blood pressure, consult your doctor immediately.

    4. I am on antiviral drugs. Can I use domperidone tablet? No, domperidone should not be taken with antivirals as it can cause drug-drug interaction leading to unwanted effects.

    5. What should I do if I miss taking a dose of domperidone? If you miss a dose of domperidone and if it is almost time for the next dose, then you must skip the forgotten dose and take the next dose to avoid doubling of dose.

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