FAQs ABOUT DOMWAYS DROPS
What is DOMWAYS DROPS and why is it prescribed?
DOMWAYS DROPS contains Domperidone which belongs to the group of medicines called Dopamine antagonists. It is used in treating nausea and vomiting.
How long can I take DOMWAYS DROPS?
It is recommended that DOMWAYS DROPS be taken for the shortest period and at the lowest dose. This is because DOMWAYS DROPS can cause an irregular heartbeat when taken for a longer period or at a high dose. Ask for your doctor’s advice.
Can I take DOMWAYS DROPS with antibiotics?
Use of DOMWAYS DROPS with antibiotics like erythromycin, levofloxacin, and some antifungals is not recommended as this can cause interaction. Please consult your doctor for advice before using any antibiotics with DOMWAYS DROPS.
Does DOMWAYS DROPS increase milk secretion?
Yes, DOMWAYS DROPS can increase milk secretion also known as galactorrhoea. This is an uncommon side effect of using DOMWAYS DROPS. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing this side effect while taking this medicine.
Does DOMWAYS DROPS cause heart problems?
DOMWAYS DROPS may be associated with an increased risk of heart problems (like an irregular heartbeat) and heart attacks. The risk also increases when DOMWAYS DROPS is given together with other medicines. Inform the doctor of your medication history when taking DOMWAYS DROPS.
Does DOMWAYS DROPS cause dry mouth?
Yes, DOMWAYS DROPS can cause dry mouth. Dry mouth can be managed by chewing sugar-free gum or sucking on sugar-free hard candies to stimulate the flow of saliva. Sip water at regular intervals of time. Do not use mouthwashes that contain alcohol because they can be drying. Consult your physician for advice.
What is the best time to take DOMWAYS DROPS?
It is recommended to take DOMWAYS DROPS before meals. If taken after meals, absorption of the medicine is somewhat delayed. Patients should try to take each dose of DOMWAYS DROPS at a scheduled time to avoid missing a dose.