DOMSTAL 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.
This medicine 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:
Treat nausea and vomiting
HOW DOMSTAL WORKS:
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 also works by blocking the action of a chemical in your brain which causes the feeling of nausea and vomiting.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
Always use It exactly as your doctor has told you. Check the label for directions before use. Shake well before use.
SIDE EFFECTS :
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
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS:
Apply a cold, wet cloth, or ice pack on the itching area. Take an oatmeal bath. Moisturize your skin. Apply cooling agents such as menthol and calamine.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS:
It should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
It is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
It does not affect your ability to drive or use machines.
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with DOMSTAL.
It should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.
It is not recommended in patients with active liver diseases. Before taking this medicine consult your doctor.
Do not take It if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to domperidone or any other ingredients in this medicine.
DOMSTAL 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:
Q: Is DOMSTAL safe?
A: Yes, it is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your physician.
Q: Can DOMSTAL cause itching?
A: Yes, this medicine may cause itching in some individuals. Apply a cold, wet cloth, or ice pack on the itching area. Take an oatmeal bath. Moisturize your skin. Apply cooling agents such as menthol and calamine.
Q: Can I take DOMSTAL for morning sickness?
A: No, it is not indicated or recommended for treating morning sickness.