Motilium is indicated for:
- delayed gastric emptying of functional origin with gastro-oesophageal reflux and/or dyspepsia;
- charge of nausea and vomiting of central or local origin;
- as an anti-emetic in patients receiving cytostatic and radiation therapy;
- facilitates radiological examination of the top of gastro-intestinal tract.
Use Motilium as directed from your doctor.
Acute conditions (mainly nausea, vomiting, hiccup)
Adults: Two tablets (20 mg) three to four times per day, 15 to half an hour before meals and, if needed, before retiring.
Children 5 to 12 years: One tablet (10 mg) three or four times every day, 15 to 30 minutes before meals and, as appropriate, before retiring.
Chronic conditions (mainly dyspepsia)
Adults: One tablet (10 mg) taken 3 x every day, 15 to half an hour before meals and, as appropriate, before retiring. The dosage could be doubled.
Children 5 to 12 years: ½ tablet (5 mg) three to four times per day, 15 to a half-hour before meals and if needed, before retiring.
This formulation is not suited for children under the age of 5 years, but for this group of patients the suspension is available. Motilium tablets are not well suited for children weighing less than 35kg.
Motilium ought to be used in combination with caution in patients with renal impairment or perhaps those vulnerable to fluid retention. In patients with severe renal insufficiency ( serum creatinine more than 6 mg/100 mL, ie. greater than 0,6 mmol/L) the elimination half-life of domperidone was increased from 7,4 to 20,8 hours. The dosing frequency should be reduced to a few times daily, with respect to the harshness of impairment, and also the dose might need to be reduced. Patients on prolonged therapy needs to be reviewed regularly.
Ask your health care provider any questions maybe you have about how precisely to use Motilium.
Store Motilium between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Protect from heat, light, and moisture. Do not store inside the bathroom. Keep Motilium out from the reach of youngsters and faraway from pets.
Active Ingredient: Domperidone.
Motilium tablets contain lactose and might be unsuitable for those who have lactose intolerance, glucose/galactose malabsorption or possibly a genetic disorder bringing about accumulation of galactose within the blood (galactosaemia).
Medicines as well as their possible side effects could affect individual people differently. The following are a few of the unwanted effects which can be considered to be related to this medicine. Just because a side effect is stated here does not necessarily mean that most people employing this medicine get each year that or any unwanted effect.
Rare (affect between one in 1000 and one out of 10,000 people)
Very rare (affect under 1 in 10,000 people)
This just isn't a whole list of all unwanted effects that may occur. If you might have queries about unwanted side effects, contact your medical provider.
Do NOT use Motilium if:
Contact your physician or doctor immediately if these sign up for you.
Some medical conditions may communicate with Motilium. Tell your doctor or pharmacist for those who have any medical conditions, in particular when any of the following connect with you:
Not to be used in
Some medicines may talk with Motilium. Tell your health care provider if you might be taking every other medicines. The following medicines may oppose the stimulating effect of domperidone on the gut therefore will make it less effective:
This might not be a total list of all interactions that could occur. Ask your health care provider if Motilium may talk with other medicines which you take. Check with your health care provider prior to starting, stop, or customize the dose of any medicine.
Always inform your medical professional if you are pregnant or planning for a pregnancy, before using any medicine.
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