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Doxes Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Doxes Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Doxes 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 ingredients....
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ContainsVitamin B6 / Pyridoxine(10.0 Mg),Doxylamine Succinate(10.0 Mg),Vitamin B9 / Folic Acid / Folate(2.5 Mg)
UsesNausea and vomiting during pregnancy
Side effectsExcess sleepiness, constipation
ClassificationPREGNANCY CARE
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Uses of Doxes Strip Of 10 Tablets

Doxes Tablet is used to prevent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

Contraindications of Doxes Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to pyridoxine, doxylamine, folic acid or any other ingredients of Doxes 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.

Side effects of Doxes Strip Of 10 Tablets

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

Precautions and Warnings of Doxes Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Doxes Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Use of Doxes 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

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

Alcohol

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

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 Doxes Tablet you may feel excessively sleepy or drowsy.

Mode of Action of Doxes Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Doxes 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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Directions for Use of Doxes Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take Doxes 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 of Doxes Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Doxes 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 prescrip...
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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 Doxes Tablet.
  • Avoid taking this Tablet if you are taking sleeping pills.
  • Pyridoxine present in Doxes Tablets can reduce the effects of Levodopa, Phenobarb and Phenytoin.

Interactions with food items

Avoid taking it with food for optimum result.

Storage and disposal of Doxes Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Doxes Tablet below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep Doxes 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 of Doxes Strip Of 10 Tablets

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 Doxes 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. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When to take Doxes 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 Doxes safe during pregnancy?

A: Doxes Tablet can be used during pregnancy when prescribed by your doctor.

Q: What is Doxes used for?

A: Doxes Tablet is used to prevent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

Q: Can Doxes be taken empty stomach?

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

Q: Can I take 2 Doxes 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 Doxes make you sleepy?

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

Q: Is it necessary to take Doxes 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. Doxes Tablet is meant for the prevention of nausea and vomiting.

Q: Is Doxes is an antibiotic?

A: No, Doxes 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
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DOXES
Expires on or After
09/11/2022
Last Updated on: 09 Jun 2022 | 06:31 PM (IST)

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