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MOTILIUM M TAB

Motilium M Tab
Uses and Benefits

 

Uses and Benefits

Motilium M tablet is an anti-emetic medicine used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by slow moving stomach resulting in delayed emptying. It blocks the substance in the brain that triggers vomiting or nausea.

This medicine is also used in the treatment of indigestion in the upper part of stomach having symptoms such as stomach pain, bloating by proper digestion of food. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

 

Composition

The active ingredient of Motilium M tablet is Domperidone 10mg.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

 

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Motilium M tablet works by blocking certain chemicals in the brain that controls nausea or vomiting. It acts on upper digestive tract of stomach and intestine which causes faster gastric emptying permitting food to move easily through the stomach.

Contraindications and Cautions

 

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Motilium M tablet.

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the components used in the formulation.
  • Caution:
  • Alert your doctor if you have any stomach problems such as stomach bleeding or intestinal blockage
  • Heart diseases like congestive heart failure
  • Renal impairment
  • Moderate and severe liver impairment
  • Electrolyte imbalance
Side Effects

 

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Motilium M tablet. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones include:

  • Swelling of face lips, eye lids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Chest pain
  • Extreme tiredness
  • Skin rash
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Gastrointestinal disturbances
  • Headache

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Elevated prolactin levels
  • Hypersensitivity reactions (e.g., angioedema, anaphylaxis)
  • Eye disorders: Oculogyric crisis
  • Renal and urinary disorders: Urinary retention
  • Nervous system disorders: Headache, migraine, dizziness, convulsions
  • Immune system disorders: Urticaria
  • Reproductive system and breast disorders: Galactorrhoea, breast pain or tenderness, gynaecomastia, amenorrhoea,
How to Use

 

How to Use

Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your health care professional. Take the tablet immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break/crush/chew the tablet.

Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time. Don’t change the dose or stop the drug.

Motilium M tablet is to be taken on an empty stomach.

Overdosage

Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms vary but you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Agitation
  • Altered consciousness
  • Somnolence
  • Extrapyramidal reactions
  • Disorientation
Warnings and Precautions

 

Warnings and Precautions

Take Motilium M tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

The tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustments may be needed. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Liver:

Caution is advised among patients with liver disease. Motilium M tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate and severe liver disease. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Pregnancy:

This medicine is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend that you consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

Lactation:

This medicine is probably unsafe for use by nursing mothers as there is a risk of side effects on the infant. We recommend you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

Alcohol:

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with the tablet. We recommend you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

Driving:

Motilium M tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel dizzy. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

Grape fruit or grape juice may increase serum concentration which leads to delayed absorption of food.

Drug Interactions:

Alert your doctor if you are taking any of the following medications:

Bromocriptine-heart medicines, which used to control irregular heartbeat.

Antidepressants known as MAOI, such as phenelzine, isocarboxazid.

Pain killers such as codeine, morphine

Always inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

Precautions
  • Do not use this medicine past the expiry date
  • Store it at controlled room temperature
  • Keep the tablet out of reach of children
  • Protect from moisture and light
FDA Pregnancy Category

 

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effects to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in humans despite potential risks.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the use of Motilium M tablet?
Motilium M tablet is an anti-emetic medicine used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by slow moving stomach resulting in delayed emptying. This medicine is also used in the treatment of indigestion in the upper part of stomach having symptoms such as stomach pain, bloating by proper digestion of food.

2. What are the side effects of this medicine?
Common side effects such as difficulty in breathing, chest pain, extreme tiredness, dryness in mouth, gastrointestinal disturbances, elevated prolactin levels, swelling of face, lips, eyelids, hands and feet.

3. Does this medication make you sleepy?
This medicine may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel dizzy. Do not operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

4. When should I take the medicine?
Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

5. Can we take this on empty stomach or should take it with food?
Take this tablet on an empty stomach.

6. What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Motilium M tablet?
If you ever had kidney, liver or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Avoid taking this medicine if you are suffering from bleeding ulcers of stomach.

7. How long does the effect of medicine last?
The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body up to 6 hours.

8. Can I take Motilium M tablet during pregnancy?
This medicine is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend that you consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

9. At what time can I take the medicine?
To get the most benefits, take the medicine on an empty stomach, preferably at the same time every day and you should not quit unless your doctor suggests.

10. Can I take the Motilium M tablet without a doctor’s prescription?
No.

11. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking this medicine?
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with the tablet. We recommend you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

12. How to store the medicine?
Store the medicine at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius)

13. For how long should I take the medicine?
Take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor.

14. By when should I start seeing results of the medicine?
Within 30-60 mins of administration, the effect of the medicine can be observed.

15. What are the alternate medicines to Motilium M tablet?
Emstal 10mg
Dominal 10mg
Vomtal 10mg

NOTE – All of the above information is for reference purpose only. it is always recommended that you consult a medical professional to be sure.


Drug Composition information
What is Domperidone for:

This medication is an antidopaminergic agent, used in treating nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal problems and Parkinson’s disease.

How does Domperidone work:

Domperidone helps the stomach get rid of food and lowers signs of an upset stomach, throwing up, heartburn, and fullness.

How should Domperidone be used:

Adult: Oral- Nausea and vomiting- 10-20 mg 4-8 hourly. Max: 80 mgday. Non ulcer dyspepsia- 10-20 mg 3 timesday and at night. Migraine- 20 mg 4 hourly. Max: 4 doses24 hour. Rectal- Nausea and vomiting- 60 mg twice daily. It is available in various forms like tablet, drop, suspension, capsule to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.

Common side effects of Domperidone :

Headache. Dry mouth. Good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. See a dentist often

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Domperidone :

Alert your doctor if you have stomach problems (such as stomach bleeding or intestinal blockage) or prolactinoma (a tumour that releases a hormone called prolactin). - Alert your doctor if you have heart, liver or kidney disease, or if you have breast cancer. - Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not breastfeed while being treated with Domperidone.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. A fast heartbeat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Seizures. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Domperidone with other medicines:

Alert your doctor quickly if you are taking any of the following medications: - bromocriptine - heart medicines, especially those used to control irregular heartbeat. - antidepressants known as MAOI, such as phenelzine, isocarboxazid. - other mood medicines such as mesoridazine, thioridazine. - painkillers such as codeine, morphine. - Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Domperidone :

Oral: Store it at controlled room temperature (15-30°C).

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Antiemetics, GIT Regulators & Anti-Inflammatories


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the use of Motilium M tablet?

Motilium M tablet is an anti-emetic medicine used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting caused by slow moving stomach resulting in delayed emptying. This medicine is also used in the treatment of indigestion in the upper part of stomach having symptoms such as stomach pain, bloating by proper digestion of food.

What are the side effects of this medicine?

Common side effects such as difficulty in breathing, chest pain, extreme tiredness, dryness in mouth, gastrointestinal disturbances, elevated prolactin levels, swelling of face, lips, eyelids, hands and feet.

Does this medication make you sleepy?

This medicine may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel dizzy. Do not operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

When should I take the medicine?

Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Can we take this on empty stomach or should take it with food?

Take this tablet on an empty stomach.

What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Motilium M tablet?

If you ever had kidney, liver or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Avoid taking this medicine if you are suffering from bleeding ulcers of stomach.

How long does the effect of medicine last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body up to 6 hours.

Can I takeMotilium M tablet during pregnancy?

This medicine is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend that you consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

At what time can I take the medicine?

To get the most benefits, take the medicine on an empty stomach, preferably at the same time every day and you should not quit unless your doctor suggests.

Can I take the Motilium Mtablet without a doctor’s prescription?

No.

Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking this medicine?

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with the tablet. We recommend you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

How to store the medicine?

Store the medicine at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius)

For how long should I take the medicine?

Take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor.

By when should I start seeing results of the medicine?

Within 30-60 mins of administration, the effect of the medicine can be observed.

What are the alternate medicines to Motilium M tablet?

Emstal 10mg

Dominal 10mg

Vomtal 10mg

NOTE – All of the above information is for reference purpose only. it is always recommended that you consult a medical professional to be sure.

Seller Information
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JOHNSON AND JOHNSON PVT LTD

l.b.s.marg,mulund (west),mumbai - 400080

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JOHNSON AND JOHNSON PVT LTD

l.b.s.marg,mulund (west),mumbai - 400080

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