Motilium is indicated for:
- delayed gastric emptying of functional origin with gastro-oesophageal reflux and/or dyspepsia;
- control over nausea and vomiting of central or local origin;
- as an anti-emetic in patients receiving cytostatic and radiation therapy;
- facilitates radiological examination of the upper gastro-intestinal tract.
Use Motilium as directed because of your doctor.
Acute conditions (mainly nausea, vomiting, hiccup)
Adults: Two tablets (20 mg) three to four times daily, 15 to a half-hour before meals and, if needed, before retiring.
Children 5 to 12 years of age: One tablet (10 mg) 3 to 4 times per day, 15 to 30 minutes before meals and, if required, before retiring.
Chronic conditions (mainly dyspepsia)
Adults: One tablet (10 mg) taken 3 times each day, 15 to thirty minutes 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 each day, 15 to a half-hour before meals and if necessary, before retiring.
This formulation is not suited to children under the age of 5 years, but also for this number of patients the suspension is accessible. Motilium tablets are certainly not well suited for children weighing less than 35kg.
Motilium ought to be combined with caution in patients with renal impairment or perhaps in those susceptible to fluid retention. In patients with severe renal insufficiency ( serum creatinine over 6 mg/100 mL, ie. a lot more than 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 once or twice daily, according to the severity 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 about how to make use of Motilium.
Store Motilium between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Protect from heat, light, and moisture. Do not store within the bathroom. Keep Motilium out of your reach of kids and from pets.
Active Ingredient: Domperidone.
Motilium tablets contain lactose and could be unsuitable if you have lactose intolerance, glucose/galactose malabsorption or a genetic disorder bringing about accumulation of galactose in the blood (galactosaemia).
Medicines along with their possible negative effects could affect individual people in another way. The following are many of the unwanted side effects that are regarded as linked to this medicine. Just because a unwanted effect is stated here does not mean that most people using this medicine are experiencing that or any complication.
Rare (affect between one out of 1000 and one in 10,000 people)
Very rare (affect less than one in 10,000 people)
This isn't a whole listing of all negative effects that could occur. If you've got queries about side effects, contact your health care provider.
Do NOT use Motilium if:
Contact your doctor or health care provider immediately if any of these connect with you.
Some medical ailments may interact with Motilium. Tell your doctor or pharmacist in case you have any health conditions, particularly when any of the following affect you:
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Some medicines may talk with Motilium. Tell your doctor if you're taking any other medicines. The following medicines may oppose the stimulating effect of domperidone around the gut so may make it less efficient:
This is probably not a whole list of all interactions that could occur. Ask your doctor if Motilium may interact with other medicines that you simply take. Check with your medical provider before you begin, stop, or change the dose associated with a medicine.
Always inform a medical expert if you are pregnant or arranging a pregnancy, before using any medicine.
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