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Taurnate Tablet

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Taurnate Tablet Description

Taurnate 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

blocks the natural substances in the body responsible for nausea and vomiting. Pyridoxine is a vitamin that also contributes to control nausea and vomiting and are needed during pregnancy. Taurnate Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed.


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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
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Uses of Taurnate Tablet

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

Contraindications of Taurnate Tablet

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

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

Precautions and Warnings of Taurnate Tablet



Can I take Taurnate Tablet during pregnancy?
You can take Taurnate Tablet during pregnancy when it is prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

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


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


Can I consume alcohol with Taurnate Tablet?
No, you should not consume alcohol along with Taurnate 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 Taurnate 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 Taurnate Tablet

  • Take Taurnate 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 Taurnate Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Taurnate 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 presc...
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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 Taurnate...
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  • Avoid taking Taurnate if you are taking sleeping pills.
  • Pyridoxine present in Taurnate 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 Taurnate Tablet

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


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 Taurnate 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 Taurnate Tablet without consulting your doctor.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take 2 Taurnate 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 Taurnate relieve in vomiting?

A: Yes, Taurnate is meant to prevent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.
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Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 12:45 AM (IST)

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