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 from your doctor.
Acute conditions (mainly nausea, vomiting, hiccup)
Adults: Two tablets (20 mg) three or four times every day, 15 to half an hour before meals and, if needed, before retiring.
Children 5 to 12 years old: One tablet (10 mg) 3 to 4 times daily, 15 to 30 minutes before meals and, if necessary, before retiring.
Chronic conditions (mainly dyspepsia)
Adults: One tablet (10 mg) taken three times daily, 15 to half an hour before meals and, as appropriate, before retiring. The dosage might be doubled.
Children 5 to 12 years: ½ tablet (5 mg) three to four times per day, 15 to 30 minutes before meals and if necessary, before retiring.
This formulation isn't suited for children under the age of 5 years, nevertheless for this group of patients the suspension can be obtained. Motilium tablets usually are not well suited for children weighing under 35kg.
Motilium needs to be used with caution in patients with renal impairment or in those prone to fluid retention. In patients with severe renal insufficiency ( serum creatinine greater 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 ought to be reduced to a few times daily, depending on the harshness of impairment, and the dose may need to be reduced. Patients on prolonged therapy needs to be reviewed regularly.
Ask your health care provider any queries maybe you have regarding how to utilize Motilium.
Store Motilium between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Protect from heat, light, and moisture. Do not store inside bathroom. Keep Motilium out from the reach of children and from pets.
Active Ingredient: Domperidone.
Motilium tablets contain lactose and might be unsuitable if you have lactose intolerance, glucose/galactose malabsorption or perhaps a genetic disorder ultimately causing accumulation of galactose in the blood (galactosaemia).
Medicines along with their possible negative effects can impact individual people in another way. The following are a number of the unwanted side effects which might be considered to be related to this medicine. Just because a side effect is stated here doesn't imply that most people applying this medicine are experiencing that or any complication.
Rare (affect between one in 1000 and one in 10,000 people)
Very rare (affect under one in 10,000 people)
This just isn't a complete listing of all side effects which could occur. If you might have questions about unwanted side effects, contact your health care provider.
Do NOT use Motilium if:
Contact your physician or physician right away if these affect you.
Some medical conditions may talk with Motilium. Tell a medical expert or pharmacist when you have any medical ailments, especially if any in the following sign up for you:
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Some medicines may communicate with Motilium. Tell your medical provider if you're taking every other medicines. The following medicines may oppose the stimulating effect of domperidone for the gut and so might make it less effective:
This is probably not an entire set of all interactions that could occur. Ask your health care provider if Motilium may communicate with other medicines that you simply take. Check with your health care provider before you begin, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Always inform your physician if you're pregnant or organising a pregnancy, before using any medicine.
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