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Doxyfem B6 Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Doxyfem B6 Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Doxyfem B6 Tablet is used to prevent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. It is a combination medicine containing doxylamine and pyridoxine as active ingredient. Doxylamine is an antihistaminic and i...
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ContainsDoxylamine(20.0 Mg),Vitamin B6 / Pyridoxine(20.0 Mg)
UsesPrevent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy
Side effectsExcessive sleepiness, drowsiness, rashes, itching
ClassificationPREGNANCY CARE
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Uses of Doxyfem B6 Strip Of 10 Tablets

Doxyfem B6 Tablet is used to prevent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

Contraindications of Doxyfem B6 Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to pyridoxine, doxylamine or any other ingredients of Doxyfem B6 Tablet.
  • If you are consuming medicines such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) to treat depression.
  • If you have any liver diseases.
  • If you are an alcoholic.
  • If you are under 18 years of age.

Side effects of Doxyfem B6 Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Sleepiness
  • Drowsiness
  • Vertigo
  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rash
  • Urinary retention

Precautions and Warnings of Doxyfem B6 Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Doxyfem B6 Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You can take Doxyfem B6 Tablet during pregnancy when it is prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Doxyfem B6 Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Use of Doxyfem B6 Tablet is not recommended while breastfeeding as doxylamine can pass into the breastmilk and can cause sedation and irritability in breastfeeding infants.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Doxyfem B6 Tablet?
A:
Doxyfem B6 Tablet may cause sedation and dizziness. Hence, driving should be avoided after taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Doxyfem B6 Tablet?
A:
No, you should not consume alcohol along with Doxyfem B6 Tablet as may cause severe drowsiness. This may lead to an accident.Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have asthma or glaucoma, this Tablet should be avoided.
  • You have a peptic ulcer or any obstruction in the intestine or urinary bladder.
  • Avoid driving and handling any machinery as after taking this medicine you may feel excessively sleepy or drowsy.

Mode of Action of Doxyfem B6 Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • 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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Directions for Use of Doxyfem B6 Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take Doxyfem B6 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 Doxyfem B6 Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Doxyfem B6 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 pre...
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  • Medicines used to treat depression such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), central nervous system depressants such as barbiturates and opioid pain killers can worsen the side effects of Doxyfem ...
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  • Avoid taking Doxyfem B6 if you are taking sleeping pills.
  • Pyridoxine present in Doxyfem B6 can reduce the effects of Levodopa, Phenobarb and Phenytoin.

Interactions with food items

Avoid taking it with food for optimum results.

Storage and disposal of Doxyfem B6 Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store it below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep Doxyfem B6 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 Doxyfem B6 Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed any dose of Doxyfem B6 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 dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one. Do not stop taking Doxyfem B6 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: Can I take 2 Doxyfem B6 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.

Q: Does Doxyfem B6 relieve in vomiting?

A: Yes, Doxyfem B6 is meant to prevent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.
Product Details
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DOXYFEM B6
Expires on or After
02/10/2022
Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 12:44 AM (IST)

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