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doxylamine

This medication is contraindicated in pregnant women with symptoms of nausea and vomiting. 

Side effects

Patients administered with this medication may experience dyspnoea( difficulty in breathing), palpitation, dizziness, headaches, rash, diarrhoea and discomfort. 

Expert Advice

Indications:
This medication is contraindicated in pregnant women with symptoms of nausea and vomiting. 

Pregnancy:
Controlled studies no risk, consult your doctor before using this medication.

Lactation:
This medication is contraindicated or not recommended in lactating females. Consult your doctor before using this medication.

Precautions:
Asthma, increased intraocular pressure, narrow angle glaucoma, stenosing peptic ulcer and urinary bladder neck obstruction. 

Side effects:
Patients administered with this medication may experience dyspnoea( difficulty in breathing), palpitation, dizziness, headaches, rash, diarrhoea and discomfort. 

FAQs

Uses:

This medication is used for treating insomnia (difficulty in sleeping) and symptoms of common cold such as runny nose, itching, irritated nasal passageway, sneezing, watery eyes, etc. Please note that this medicine is not for causing sleepiness in children.

Storage:

Please store this medicine at room temperature (18-25 Celsius). Keep medicine away from excessive light, moisture, and children. Please do not flush medicines down the toilet. Please read the leaflet provided with the medicine for further storage guidance.

Will I see instant results?

It may take some time for the medicine to work effectively. Use it regularly and as prescribed by your healthcare provider for the best results.

Precautions:

Following are the precautions for use of this medicine: • Do not use or discontinue this medicine if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine • May make you dizzy so it is advised not to do any tasks that require alertness (e.g. driving) immediately after taking this medicine • Patients with breathing problems must be cautious

Effect on pregnancy and lactation:

This medicine is safe to use during pregnancy and lactation. Consult your healthcare provider before use.

Tips to manage insomnia:

You can do the following: • Set and follow a routine e.g. wake up at the same time each day • Avoid alcohol and caffeine • Limit naps • Exercise regularly • Do not eat right before going to bed • Make a comfortable sleeping environment