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Predox Tablet

By LITAKA PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Vitamin B6 / Pyridoxine(10.0 Mg) + Doxylamine(10.0 Mg)
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PREGNANCY CARE
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Medical Description

Predox 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 it bl...
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Uses of Predox Tablet

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

Contraindications of Predox Tablet

  • If you are allergic to pyridoxine, doxylamine or any other ingredients of Predox 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 Predox Tablet

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

Precautions and Warnings of Predox Tablet

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Predox Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Use of Predox 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 Predox Tablet?
A:
Predox Tablet may cause sedation and dizziness. Hence, driving should be avoided after taking this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Predox Tablet?
A:
No, you should not consume alcohol along with Predox 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 Predox Tablet

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 Predox Tablet

  • Take Predox 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 Predox Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Predox 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 prescri...
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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 Predox T...
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  • Avoid taking Predox if you are taking sleeping pills.
  • Pyridoxine present in Predox 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 Predox Tablet

  • Store it below 25°C in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep Predox 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 Predox Tablet

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 Predox 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 Predox 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 Predox 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 Predox relieve in vomiting?

A: Yes, Predox is meant to prevent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.
Product Details
Brand
PREDOX
Expires on or After
14/08/2022

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ContainsVitamin B6 / Pyridoxine(10.0 Mg),Doxylamine(10.0 Mg)
UsesPrevent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy
Side effectsExcessive sleepiness, drowsiness, rashes, itching
Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 12:45 AM (IST)
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