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What is Cinnarizine-Domperidone used for?
Cinnarizine–Domperidone is an anti-emetic medication used to treat motion sickness, nausea, vomiting, vertigo, ringing in the ears, as well as balance problems and dizziness associated with Meniere’s disease. This combination medication works by interacting with certain chemicals in the brain. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Cinnarizine-Domperidone?
The dosage of Cinnarizine–Domperidone prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Cinnarizine-Domperidone?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Cinnarizine–Domperidone medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Cinnarizine-Domperidone?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Cinnarizine–Domperidone, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Cinnarizine-Domperidone?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Cinnarizine–Domperidone.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Cinnarizine–Domperidone, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Cinnarizine-Domperidone?
Like other medicines, Cinnarizine–Domperidone can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Cinnarizine–Domperidone are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Cinnarizine–Domperidone cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Cinnarizine–Domperidone develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Cinnarizine–Domperidone can cause side effects such as headache, insomnia, fatigue, sweating, constipation, diarrhea, stomach pain, and dry mouth. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Cinnarizine–Domperidone.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Cinnarizine-Domperidone?
Is it possible for me to take Cinnarizine–Domperidone with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Cinnarizine–Domperidone?
What are the possible drug interactions of Cinnarizine–Domperidone?
How will Cinnarizine–Domperidone work in my body?
How should Cinnarizine–Domperidone be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Cinnarizine–Domperidone drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Cinnarizine–Domperidone is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.