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Doxylamine

Doxylamine Information

Doxylamine Benefits & Uses

Doxylamine is used to treat the following -

  1. Allergy Primary
  2. मॉर्निंग सिकनेस Primary
  3. Insomnia
  4. Nausea and Vomiting

Doxylamine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Doxylamine

Doxylamine

Doxylamine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Doxylamine is used -

  1. Blurred vision
  2. Confusion
  3. Constipation Moderate
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Abdominal Pain Mild
  6. Dizziness Mild
  7. Drowsiness
  8. Dry Mouth Mild
  9. Difficulty urinating
  10. Headache Mild
  11. Rash
  12. Restlessness
  13. Bradycardia
  14. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  15. Hallucinations
  16. Decreased blood pressure

Doxylamine Related Warnings

Is the use of Doxylamine safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Doxylamine without worrying about any side effects.

Safe

Is the use of Doxylamine safe during breastfeeding?

Doxylamine can cause moderate side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel its side effects, then stop taking this drug and consult your doctor. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Doxylamine on the Kidneys?

Doxylamine rarely harms the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Doxylamine on the Liver?

Side effects of Doxylamine rarely affect the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Doxylamine on the Heart?

Doxylamine is completely safe for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Doxylamine with Other Drugs

Doxylamine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Doxylamine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Doxylamine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Asthma
  2. Peptic Ulcer
  3. Bladder Infection
  4. Liver Disease
  5. Depression
  6. Glaucoma

Frequently asked Questions about Doxylamine

Is this Doxylamine habit forming or addictive?

Doxylamine is not addictive in nature.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Doxylamine you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Doxylamine should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Doxylamine for mental disorders.

No

Doxylamine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Doxylamine

Taking Doxylamine with food does not cause any problems.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Doxylamine

Consumption of alcohol and Doxylamine together may have severe effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

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  5. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Diclegis (doxylamine succinate and pyridoxine hydrochloride)