Pregnidoxin NU Tablet
Pregnidoxin NU Tablet is a medicine that contains Doxylamine and Pyridoxine. It is used to treat morning sickness (nausea and vomiting) in pregnant women. Pregnidoxin NU Tablet works by blocking the activity of certain chemical messengers that causes nausea and vomiting.
Pregnidoxin NU Tablet has some temporary side effects such as constipation, dryness of mouth, weakness, abdominal pain, etc. Consult your doctor if any of these side effects persist for a long time. This medicine also causes drowsiness or sleepiness. Hence, do not perform activities that require your mental alertness after taking this medicine. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medication.
Pregnidoxin NU Tablet is a prescription medicine. It should be taken on an empty stomach to avoid any food interactions. Inform your doctor about other medicines that you may be taking as some may interact with this medication. Pregnidoxin NU Tablet is not recommended for use in children less than 18 years of age.
Major & minor side effects for Pregnidoxin NU Tablet
Numbness of hands or feet
Uses of Pregnidoxin NU Tablet
What is it prescribed for?
Pregnancy induced nausea and vomiting
Nausea and vomiting are very common problems seen during pregnancy, especially in the first trimester. Pregnidoxin NU Tablet blocks the activity of certain chemical messengers that makes you nauseous during pregnancy. This medication also has nutritional supplements that help in improving your baby’s immune system and brain development.
When not to use?
Pregnidoxin NU Tablet is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of allergic reactions such as a skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Warnings for special population
Pregnidoxin NU Tablet is considered safe to be used during pregnancy. However, take this medicine on your doctor’s prescription only.
Pregnidoxin NU Tablet passes into breastmilk and may harm your infant. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Use in children
Pregnidoxin NU Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age as the safety and efficacy data are not available.
Driving or Operating machines
Do not drive vehicles or operate heavy machines as you may have symptoms like blurred vision, dizziness, drowsiness, etc., after taking Pregnidoxin NU Tablet.
Take Pregnidoxin NU Tablet with extreme caution if you have conditions like urinary retention (difficulty in urinating), open-angle glaucoma, gastrointestinal obstructive disorders (gastric problems), etc., as it may worsen your condition.
Do not skip any dose of Pregnidoxin NU Tablet. If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to compensate for the missed one.
Never take more than the prescribed dose. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of an overdose of Pregnidoxin NU Tablet.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
Avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Pregnidoxin NU Tablet as it may increase the risk of side effects such as dizziness, difficulty in concentrating, impaired thinking, etc.
Interaction with Medicine
Depression is a disorder that affects your mood and may cause a loss of interest in all activities. Pregnidoxin NU Tablet should be used with caution if you have depression or any other psychiatric disorders as it may cause hallucinations, aggressiveness, mood swings, suicidal thoughts and other behavioural changes.
Pregnidoxin NU Tablet should be used with caution if you have kidney problems. This medicine is excreted through urine. Any kidney dysfunction can lead to its accumulation in your body. This may worsen your condition. Your doctor may adjust the dose of this medicine as needed based on your condition.
Pregnidoxin NU Tablet should be used with caution if you have liver problems. This medicine is broken down and absorbed in your liver is metabolised in your liver. An impaired liver can not process this medicine and leads to its accumulation. This may worsen your condition. Your doctor may adjust the dose of this medicine as needed based on your condition.
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This is not an exhaustive list of possible drug interactions. You should consult your doctor about all the possible interactions of the drugs you’re taking.
Pregnidoxin NU Tablet is used to treat nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. It should be taken on an empty stomach. Do not take more or fewer doses than prescribed.
If you experience any side effects for a long time, consult your doctor immediately. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor.
If you are taking any cough and cold medications, stop taking Pregnidoxin NU Tablet as this combination may increase dizziness, leading to falls or other mishaps.
Keep the medicine out of reach of children and pets. Make sure that any unused medication is disposed of properly.