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Dotimol Forte Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
72.25*
MRP 85.00
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Dotimol Forte Tablet Description

Dotimol Forte Tablet is used to prevent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. It is a combination medicine containing doxylamine, pyridoxine (vitamin B6) and folic acid (vitamin B9) as its active ing

redients. It is a combination of antiemetic and vitamin B6 and B9. It helps alleviate the symptoms of morning sickness. Take this Tablet on an empty stomach for better results. Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy are known as morning sickness and affect most pregnant women. This is usually one of the first symptoms of pregnancy. It’s caused by a combination of physical changes in the body such as increased fatigue, sensitivity to smell, hormonal changes and increased acid in the stomach. Dotimol Forte Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor. It should be taken regularly for optimal results.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹72.25
You Save₹12.75 (15% on MRP)
ContainsVitamin B6 / Pyridoxine(20.0 Mg) + Vitamin B9 / Folic Acid / Folate(5.0 Mg) + Doxylamine(20.0 Mg)
UsesNausea and vomiting during pregnancy
Side effectsExcess sleepiness, constipation
TherapyPREGNANCY CARE
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uses

Uses of Dotimol Forte Tablet

Dotimol Forte Tablet is used to prevent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.
contraindications

Contraindications of Dotimol Forte Tablet

  • If you are allergic to pyridoxine, doxylamine, folic acid or any other ingredients of Dotimol Forte Tablet.
  • If you are consuming medicines such as such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) to treat depression
  • If you have any liver diseases
  • If you are alcoholic
  • If you are under 18 years of age
sideEffects

Side effects of Dotimol Forte Tablet

  • Excess sleepiness
  • Vertigo
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Rashes
  • Blurred vision
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Dotimol Forte Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Dotimol Forte Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You can take Dotimol Forte Tablet during pregnancy when prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Dotimol Forte Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Use of Dotimol Forte Tablet is not recommended during breastfeeding as doxylamine can pass into milk and can cause sedation and irritability in breastfeeding infants. Please consult your doctor before using it.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Dotimol Forte Tablet?
A:
Dotimol Forte Tablet may cause sedation and dizziness. Hence, driving should be avoided after taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Dotimol Forte Tablet?
A:
No, severe drowsiness can occur when you consume alcohol with Dotimol Forte Tablet. This may lead to an accident.
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Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have asthma or glaucoma, this tablet should be avoided
  • You have stomach ulcer or any obstruction in intestine or urinary bladder
  • Avoid driving, and handling any machinery as after taking Dotimol Forte Tablet you may feel excessively sleepy or drowsy
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Mode of Action of Dotimol Forte Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Dotimol Forte Tablet contains pyridoxine, doxylamine, and folic acid.
  • Doxylamine is an antihistaminic. It blocks the natural substances in the body and responsible for nausea and vomiting.
  • Pyridoxine, also is known as vitamin B6, is a crucial component for various reactions and acts as a coenzyme in the body. Sometimes deficiency of pyridoxine may cause nausea and vomiting during pregna...
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  • Folic acid is one of the essential vitamins that play a vital role in DNA synthesis and synthesis of amino acids. It is crucial for cell division and the development of blood cells. It is essential fo...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Dotimol Forte Tablet

  • Take Dotimol Forte Tablet as a whole with a sufficient amount of water, without eating a meal, preferably on an empty stomach
  • You should take this medicine regularly without fail as directed by your doctor
  • You should not consume it more than the prescribed dose
  • Do not discontinue this tablet without consulting your doctor
interactions

Interactions of Dotimol Forte Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Dotimol Forte Tablet may interact with other medicines and create an altered response. Please tell your doctor if you are using any other medicines, over-the-counter medicines (that you buy without a ...
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  • Medicine used to treat psychotic disorders such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), barbiturates and opioid pain killers can worsen the side effects of Dotimol Forte Tablet.
  • Avoid taking this Tablet if you are taking sleeping pills.
  • Pyridoxine present in Dotimol Forte tablets can reduce the effects of Levodopa, Phenobarb and Phenytoin.

Interactions with food items

Avoid taking it with food for optimum result
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Dotimol Forte Tablet

  • Store Dotimol Forte Tablet below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat
  • Keep Dotimol Forte Tablet away from children and pets
  • You should not flush this medicine in the toilet or pour it into the drain. You need to properly discard this medicine when it is expired or no longer needed
dosage

Dosage of Dotimol Forte Tablet

Overdose

In case of an overdose or you experience symptoms such as restlessness, dryness of mouth, confusion or fast heartbeat, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Dotimol Forte Tablet, take it as soon as you remember
  • If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule
  • Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one
  • Do not stop taking this Tablet without consulting your doctor

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When to take Dotimol Forte Tablet?

A: You should take this medicine regularly without fail, as directed by your doctor, and not consume it more than the prescribed dose. Do not discontinue the medication on your own.

Q: Is Dotimol Forte safe during pregnancy?

A: Dotimol Forte tablet can be used during pregnancy when prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What is Dotimol Forte used for?

A: Dotimol Forte tablet is used to prevent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

Q: Can Dotimol Forte be taken empty stomach?

A: Yes, Dotimol Forte tablet can be taken on an empty stomach for better absorption and rapid onset of action.

Q: Can I take 2 Dotimol Forte tablets in one day?

A: You should always follow your doctor's instructions and take this medicine as advised by your doctor. Do not self medicate with any medicine without consulting your doctor as this may be harmful to you and your baby.

Q: Does Dotimol Forte make you sleepy?

A: Sleepiness is one of the common side effects that can be experienced during the treatment with Dotimol Forte. Although everyone doesn't need to experience the same.

Q: Is it necessary to take Dotimol Forte during pregnancy?

A: Nausea and vomiting are common in pregnancy. It is not necessary to take this Tablet if you do not suffer from nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Dotimol Forte tablet is meant for the prevention of nausea and vomiting.

Q: Is Dotimol Forte is an antibiotic?

A: No, Dotimol Forte is not an antibiotic. It is an anti-emetic medicine with folic acid. It is used to prevent nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy.

Q: Any lifestyle tips that might help me control my morning sickness?

  • Moving too quickly or suddenly can trigger nausea right when you wake up hence taking time to get up.
  • Take out time to relax and follow a stress management routine, as stress can affect your morning sickness.
  • An empty stomach can trigger nausea, hence snack frequently with small meals throughout the day.
  • Avoid spicy, acidic, and greasy foods as much as possible. Include food rich in protein and carbohydrates instead of fats.
  • These can help you fight nausea.
Product Details
Brand
DOTIMOL FORTE
Expires on or After
02/03/2023
Last Updated on: 05 May 2022 | 11:27 PM (IST)
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