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Xenadom 500mg Tablet

Xenadom 500mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 95.00
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Xenadom 500mg Tablet Description

Xenadom 500 tablet is used to treat inflammatory (pain and swelling) of the joints like rheumatoid arthritis and other forms of arthritis. It is used to treat migraine headaches. Xenadom 500 tablet i

s a combination medicine containing naproxen and domperidone. Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory while domperidone is an anti-emetic agent. Xenadom 500 tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Before starting this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹80.75
You Save₹14.25 (15% on MRP)
ContainsDomperidone(10.0 Mg) + Naproxen(500.0 Mg)
UsesPrevent migraine
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, fatigue, dry mouth, skin rash & itching Drowsiness
TherapyMIGRAINE DRUGS
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uses

Uses of Xenadom 500mg Tablet

  • Xenadom 500 tablet is used to relieve pain, swelling and discomfort associated with arthritis and other conditions.
  • It is used to prevent migraine (intense headache with nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and sound).
contraindications

Contraindications of Xenadom 500mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Naproxen, Domperidone or other ingredients of Xenadom 500 tablet.
  • If you have an ulcer or bleeding.
  • If you have problems with the heart, liver and kidney.
  • If you have an allergy to painkillers like aspirin or Ibuprofen.
  • If you have stomach, intestinal ulcers and bleeding from ulcers.
  • If you're pregnant or may be pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have a pituitary gland tumour that releases an excess of prolactin hormone (prolactinoma).
  • If you have an obstruction, blockage or perforation (tear) in the intestine or part of the gut.
  • If you have a condition due to which there is a salt imbalance in the body (low levels of potassium or magnesium or high level of potassium).
sideEffects

Side effects of Xenadom 500mg Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Dry mouth
  • Skin rash & itching
  • Swelling
  • Confusion
  • Palpitations
  • Ringing in the ear
  • Visual disturbances
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Xenadom 500mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Xenadom 500 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
The medicine may cause harmful effects in the unborn baby and leads to malformations and impair the formation of kidney and heart. The medicine increases the risk of bleeding and even delay labour. Thus, avoid during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Xenadom 500 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It passes into human milk and harms the newborn baby. Thus, either medicine or breastfeeding must be discontinued.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Xenadom 500 tablet?
A:
The medicine may cause dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and vision problems. Therefore, avoid driving if you feel unwell or unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Xenadom 500 tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment, as the chances of stomach ulceration and bleeding increase. Thus, avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with the medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have other stomach and intestinal diseases.
  • You smoke or consume alcohol.
  • You are above 65 years of age.
  • You had or have problems with the heart, liver or kidney.
  • You have diabetes or high blood pressure or cholesterol.
  • You have asthma or problems with breathing.
  • You are planning for a baby, as Naproxen may interfere with female fertility.
  • You are using other medicines that cause bleeding and ulcers in the stomach.
  • You have to undergo blood or urine tests.
  • You are taking medicines or painkillers for headaches.
  • You are above 12 years of age with a bodyweight below 35 kgs.
  • You are taking Apomorphine.
  • You have developed an allergy or skin rash after taking the medicine.
  • You have an autoimmune disorder called systemic lupus erythematosus or tissue disorder or blood clotting issues.
  • The medicine aggravates the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, asthma, colitis and Crohn's disease. Thus, use with caution.
  • It must not be used in children below 5 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Xenadom 500mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Substances when released in the body, produce pain and inflammatory in the body. Thus the affected area becomes red, painful and swollen. If the joints are affected, then the movement also gets restri...
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  • Naproxen blocks the effect of inflammatory chemicals. So, the symptoms related to it improve gradually.
  • Domperidone is used to control nausea and vomiting. It prevents food back up in the oesophagus (food pipe), which may occur due to stomach irritation caused by Naproxen and other pain killers and migr...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Xenadom 500mg Tablet

Take as directed by the doctor. Swallow as a whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. Take at a fixed time for optimal results and must not consume it more than that prescr...
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interactions

Interactions of Xenadom 500mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines affect the way Xenadom 500 tablet works or Xenadom 500 tablet itself affects the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the physician about the medicines, supplements or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Taking medicines like Amiodarone,(used in abnormal heart rhythm), Haloperidol, Escitalopram (used in psychiatric illness), antibiotics like Erythromycin, antifungal like Ketoconazole and Lumefantrine ...
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  • Concomitant use of the medicine along with Diltiazem, Verapamil used for the treatment of heart problems is not recommended.
  • Xenadom 500 tablet decreases the effectiveness of Atenolol and water pills like Furosemide used to treat high blood pressure.
  • Maintain a minimum gap of 10-12 days between the use of the medicine and mifepristone as the former reduces the effectiveness of the latter.
  • Kidney damage increases if Xenadom 500 tablet is taken along with Cyclosporine and Tacrolimus, medicines used to prevent organ rejection.
  • Stomach ulcers and bleeding increase with the use of steroids like prednisone, painkillers, blood thinners like Warfarin and Bisphosphonates used to treat weakened bone.
  • You may experience fits and convulsions if taken along with antibiotics like Ciprofloxacin and Ofloxacin.
  • Side effects of blood increase if taken along with Zidovudine used in the treatment of HIV infection.
  • You must take the medicine at least 1 hour before or 4 to 6 hours after Cholestyramine is used in the treatment of cholesterol problems.
  • Other medicines like Phenytoin, Lithium, Methotrexate, Digoxin Probenecid, Gliclazide and Sulfamethoxazole must be used cautiously along with Xenadom 500 tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Xenadom 500mg Tablet

  • Store the medicine below 25°C protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Avoid flushing the expired medicine in the toilet or throwing them in household waste or drain.
dosage

Dosage of Xenadom 500mg Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, dizziness, sleepiness, excitement, irritation, unconsciousness, etc. You experience the symptoms or have taken too much of the medic...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you have missed taking a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a do...
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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: I am suffering from a heart problem, can I take Xenadom 500 tablet?

A: No, you must not take the medicine as it is associated with the development of abnormal heart rhythms. Discuss with the doctor beforehand if you are prescribed the medicine. The doctor may advise frequent follow-up and regular heart function monitoring.

Q: Medicine can be consumed on an empty stomach?

A: You must preferably take it after meals, to avoid stomach discomforts.

Q: Xenadom 500 tablet can be taken with other pain killers?

A: No, you should not take the medicine with other pain killers as it increases the chances of having side effects.

Q: How frequently Xenadom 500 tablet can be taken?

A: The doctor decides the duration and frequency of medicine after accessing the condition. It varies among individuals depending upon the condition. Do not self medicate and take it as prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Does the medicine affect kidneys?

A: Yes, for long term or frequent use, as components of the medicine inhibits the production of a chemical called prostaglandin. Prostaglandin maintains the blood flow and filtration rate of kidneys and inhibits the production of the chemical that affects kidney function. Patients with kidney problems must be extra cautious and avoid frequent use of the medicine.

Q: Can I take Xenadom 500 tablet for a longer duration?

A: No, it should not be used for more than recommended duration. Long term use causes unwanted side effects.

Q: What is the composition of Xenadom 500 tablet?

A: The composition of Xenadom 500 tablet includes- naproxen and domperidone.
Product Details
Brand
XENADOM
Expires on or After
30/05/2024

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