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Doxinate 10/10 MG Tablet 30

Doxinate 10/10 MG Tablet 30

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    Uses :

    Doxylamine Doxylamine is used in the treatment and prevention of morning sickness (pregnancy), relieves nausea, vomiting, and dizziness (vertigo). Pyridoxine Pyridoxine is used for the prevention and treatment of vitamin B6 deficiency disorders. It is used to treat sideroblastic anemia. It is used to reduce homocysteine levels in the body and reduces the risk of heart diseases. It is used to treat premenstrual syndrome and morning sickness in women. It also used to prevent seizures, convulsions in the epileptic patients.

    Mode of drug action


    Doxylamine Doxylamine belongs to the class of drugs called antihistamines. It works by blocking histamine receptors in the vomiting center in the brain. It prevents the vomiting center from receiving the nerve impulses from the parts of the inner ear. Thus, it prevents the nerves in the middle ear from stimulating the vomiting center and causing the symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, and vertigo. Pyridoxine Pyridoxine is also known as vitamin B6. It consists of pyridoxine, pyridoxal, pyridoxamine, and their phosphorylated derivatives. These compounds are closely related and are collectively called as vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 acts as a coenzyme in various biochemical reactions such as metabolism of amino acids, glycogen, and synthesis of nucleic acids, hemoglobin, sphingomyelin, and sphingolipids. It also takes part in the synthesis of neurotransmitters such as serotonin, dopamine, norepinephrine, and gamma-aminobutyric acid.

    What are the common side effects?

    Doxylamine The common side effects of doxylamine include bloating, lightheadedness, drowsiness, headache, confusion, constipation, feeling sick, dry mouth, weight gain, and increased sweat. Pyridoxine Some common side effects reported by the users are nausea, stomach pain, loss of appetite, headache, drowsiness, numbness and tingling sensation in the limbs, numbness around the mouth, lethargy, tiredness, impaired balance, loss or reduces sensation to touch, temperature, and vision.

    Warning

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

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Take Doxinate as per the instructions by the doctor. It is preferable to take the drug with or after food to reduce the stomach discomfort.

    • Doxinate tablet use may alter certain laboratory results. Therefore, stop using Doxinate dose four days before the allergy test.

    • Doxinate medicine must be stopped only when instructed by the doctor.

    • Tab Doxinate may cause drowsiness therefore, driving and operating heavy machines should be avoided.

    • Consumption of alcohol may potentiate the side effects of Doxinate such as drowsiness. So, alcohol consumption should be avoided.

    • Doxinate drug is contraindicated in the patients with porphyrias, fructose or galactose intolerance, and those who are allergic to the drug.

    What else should I know?

    1. Can I take diazepam with doxylamine? Diazepam is a benzodiazepine that increases the risk of drowsiness when co-administered with doxylamine. Consult your doctor before taking the drug.

    2. Is doxylamine an over-the-counter drug? No, doxylamine is available only when prescribed by the doctor.

    3. Does doxylamine causes weight gain? Yes. Long-term use of doxylamine may cause weight gain.

    4. How should I take doxylamine for travel sickness? Usually, doxylamine should be taken two hours before you start the journey. You must follow your doctor’s instructions regarding the use of the drug.

    5. Is it safe to use doxylamine for dizziness during pregnancy? No. Use of doxylamine is known to cause fetal defects. Therefore, doxylamine use during pregnancy is not safe. Pyridoxine

    1. Does pyridoxine help to treat carpal tunnel syndrome? Yes, pyridoxine helps to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. Consult your physician for safe use.

    2. What is the daily requirement of pyridoxine to prevent deficiency disease? A daily intake of

    2.2 mg will help to prevent deficiency diseases. Pregnant women need

    2.6 mg and lactating women need

    2.5 mg of pyridoxine daily.

    3. What are the dietary sources of pyridoxine? Fish, liver, and citrus fruits are some of the dietary sources of pyridoxine.

    4. Can I take any other medications along with pyridoxine supplements? Some herbal medications may interact with pyridoxine. You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications.

    5. How should I take pyridoxine supplements? You should take pyridoxine supplements every day after meals. Follow the instructions given by your physician or the manufacturer for safe use.

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