Motilium is indicated for:
- delayed gastric emptying of functional origin with gastro-oesophageal reflux and/or dyspepsia;
- power over nausea and vomiting of central or local origin;
- as a possible anti-emetic in patients receiving cytostatic and radiation therapy;
- facilitates radiological examination of the upper gastro-intestinal tract.
Use Motilium as directed through your doctor.
Acute conditions (mainly nausea, vomiting, hiccup)
Adults: Two tablets (20 mg) 3 to 4 times each day, 15 to a half-hour before meals and, if necessary, before retiring.
Children 5 to 12 years: One tablet (10 mg) 3 to 4 times per day, 15 to 30 minutes before meals and, if needed, before retiring.
Chronic conditions (mainly dyspepsia)
Adults: One tablet (10 mg) taken thrice every day, 15 to thirty minutes before meals and, if needed, before retiring. The dosage could possibly be doubled.
Children 5 to 12 years: ½ tablet (5 mg) three or four times each day, 15 to 30 minutes before meals and if required, before retiring.
This formulation is not fitted to children under the age of 5 years, but for this group of patients the suspension can be obtained. Motilium tablets are not suitable for children weighing under 35kg.
Motilium must be in combination with caution in patients with renal impairment or perhaps in those vulnerable to fluid retention. In patients with severe renal insufficiency ( serum creatinine greater than 6 mg/100 mL, ie. over 0,6 mmol/L) the elimination half-life of domperidone was increased from 7,4 to 20,8 hours. The dosing frequency needs to be reduced to maybe once or twice daily, depending on the severity of impairment, and also the dose might need to be reduced. Patients on prolonged therapy ought to be reviewed regularly.
Ask your doctor questions you might have about how to work with Motilium.
Store Motilium between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Protect from heat, light, and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Motilium out of your reach of youngsters and far from pets.
Active Ingredient: Domperidone.
Motilium tablets contain lactose and may be unsuitable for people with lactose intolerance, glucose/galactose malabsorption or even a genetic disorder bringing about accumulation of galactose within the blood (galactosaemia).
Medicines and their possible side effects can affect individual people in different ways. The following are a number of the unwanted side effects which are known to be related to this medicine. Just because a side effect is stated here does not necessarily mean that all people applying this medicine will experience that or any unwanted effect.
Rare (affect between one in 1000 and one in 10,000 people)
Very rare (affect under one out of 10,000 people)
This is not a complete set of all negative effects that will occur. If you've got queries about side effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Motilium if:
Contact your physician or physician without delay if all of these affect you.
Some medical conditions may talk with Motilium. Tell a medical expert or pharmacist when you have any health concerns, particularly when any with the following apply to you:
Not for use in
Some medicines may communicate with Motilium. Tell your medical provider if you happen to be taking some other medicines. The following medicines may oppose the stimulating effect of domperidone around the gut so may make it less capable:
This will not be a complete report on all interactions which could occur. Ask your health care provider if Motilium may talk with other medicines that you just take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or alter the dose of the medicine.
Always inform your physician if you happen to be pregnant or organising a pregnancy, before using any medicine.
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