Uses of Domstal

Domstal medicine contains the main ingredient Domperidone, packing box of 10 blisters x 10 tablets. Complying with the indications, the dose of Domstal will help patients improve the effectiveness of treatment and avoid unwanted side effects.

1. What is Domstal? Specify when?

Domstal belongs to the group of gastrointestinal drugs, in tablet dosage form.
The active ingredient is Domperidone in the drug Domstal which is a Dopamine receptor antagonist with effective anti-emetic ability. The drug Domstal has almost no effect on the Dopamine receptors in the brain, so it will not affect the patient's nerves and nerves. In addition, Domperidone also stimulates peristalsis of the gastrointestinal tract and increases cardiac sphincter tone. Thereby increasing the amplitude of the pyloric sphincter expansion after each meal.
Domstal is absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Approximately 30 minutes after oral administration, the drug will reach peak plasma concentrations. Domstal is metabolized by the liver, intestines and excreted in the feces or urine.
Currently, Domstal drug is indicated for the treatment of anorexia, nausea, bloating, heartburn, indigestion and belching in pathologies such as:
In adults: Prolapse of the stomach, gastritis chronic , reflux esophagitis or after gastrectomy, being treated with anticancer drugs or L-dopa. In children: Upper respiratory infection, recurrent vomiting or taking anticancer drugs.

2. Contraindications of Domstal

Domstal drug is contraindicated in the following cases:
The patient is hypersensitive to the ingredients and excipients in the drug Domstal. People with mechanical intestinal obstruction and gastrointestinal bleeding. Person with intestinal perforation. People with prolactin-secreting pituitary adenomas.

3. Dosage and how to use Domstal

How to use: Domstal is made in the form of tablets, so when taking, the patient should swallow the tablet whole with a full glass of water. Be careful not to crush, chew or break Domstal tablets when using because this can speed up the release of active ingredients and cause serious consequences.
Reference dosage:
Treatment of nausea and vomiting:
For adults: Take 10-20mg, every 4-8 hours/time; For children: Take from 0.2-0.4mg/kg, every 4-8 hours/time. Treatment of indigestion symptoms:
For adults: Take 10-20mg x 3 times/day. The patient should take the medicine before eating. Do not treat with Domstal beyond 12 weeks. Note: Domstal dosage above is for reference only. The specific dose of Domstal depends on the condition and the progression of the disease. To get the right dose of Domstal, patients should consult their doctor or healthcare professional.

4. Domstal drug interactions

Domstal may interact with:
Inhibitors of CYP 3A4; Ketoconazole drug; Bromocriptine drug; Opioid pain relievers; Muscarinic muscle relaxant; Drugs Cimetidine ; Famotidine drugs; Drugs Nizatidine ; Ranitidine drugs; Lithium drug. To avoid interactions, before being prescribed Domstal, the patient should inform the doctor about the drugs they are using, including functional foods. The doctor will base on that to prescribe the appropriate Domstal.

5. Domstal side effects

At therapeutic doses, Domstal is well tolerated. However, during the use of Domstal, patients may still experience side effects such as:
Headache; Stress; Sleepy; Skin rash; Itchy; Transient allergic reactions; Lactation; Male big breasts; Enlarged breasts; Hurt; Dry mouth ; Thirsty; Abdominal muscle cramps; Diarrhea. This is not a complete list of Domstal side effects. Therefore, if the patient notices any unusual signs of the body while taking Domstal, please inform the doctor for advice.

6. Precautions when using Domstal

Domstal should be used with caution in patients with severe renal impairment. Domstal should not be used in patients with severe hepatic impairment. Tell your doctor if the patient is pregnant or breastfeeding to avoid Domstal affecting the health of the baby. Missing a dose may cause loss or limit the effectiveness of Domstal. Therefore, try to use Domstal on time and in the prescribed dose. In the event that a dose of Domstal is missed, it is advisable to make up for it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose of Domstal and use a new dose. When using Domstal overdose, the patient should stop the drug immediately and go to the nearest medical facility for timely treatment. Only use Domstal for children when prescribed by a doctor. Inform your doctor if you have a history of allergic reactions to certain drugs, active ingredients or antibiotics before using Domstal. Absolutely do not use when the drug Domstal has signs of discoloration, mold, watery or expired. Above is all information about Domstal drug, patients need to carefully read the instructions for use, consult a doctor / pharmacist before using. Note, Domstal is a prescription drug, patients need to use the drug as prescribed by the doctor, absolutely do not self-treat at home.

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