Peridom 1 MG Tablet

Manufactured byWens Pharma Pvt. Ltd.
ContainsDomperidone
Description

Peridom 1 MG Tablet is an effective anti-emetic (medicine used to prevent vomiting and nausea). It increases the intestinal movements and facilitates emptying of the bowel.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Peridom 1 MG Tablet

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Peridom 1 MG Tablet

  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Skin rash
  • Convulsions
  • Heart rhythm disorders
  • Disrupted menstrual cycle
  • Breast pain and tenderness
  • Dry mouth
  • Loss of libido
  • Breast like growth in men

Uses of Peridom 1 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Gastric motility disorders
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 to 60 minutes of administration.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts up to 6 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. The effect of this medicine on the fetus is not clearly established and hence you are advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use by breastfeeding mothers as there is a risk of side effects on the infant. You are advised to consult your doctors and consider the potential benefit and risks before consuming this medication.

Allergy

Peridom 1 MG Tablet is not recommended for use in people having a known history of allergy to it.

Tumor of Pituitary gland

Peridom 1 MG Tablet is not recommended for use in people having tumor of the pituitary gland.

Heart diseases

Peridom 1 MG Tablet is not recommended for use in people having an active heart disease like Congestive Heart Failure.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. The effect of this medicine on the fetus is not clearly established and hence you are advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use by breastfeeding mothers as there is a risk of side effects on the infant. You are advised to consult your doctors and consider the potential benefit and risks before consuming this medication.
General warnings

Other medicines

Peridom 1 MG Tablet is known to interact with a large number of medications. You are advised to inform the usage of any medication including supplements and herbs to the doctor.

Pediatric use

Peridom 1 MG Tablet should not be used in children who are underweight or malnourished. It should not be used in children who weigh less than 35 kg.

Use in elderly

Peridom 1 MG Tablet should be used with caution in the elderly as the risk of adverse effects are very high.

Effect on heart

Peridom 1 MG Tablet can effect the functioning of the heart, especially in the elderly and people having an active condition like rhythm disorders and Congestive heart failure.

Electrolyte imbalance

Peridom 1 MG Tablet should be used with extreme caution if you are suffering from acute or long-term electrolyte imbalance in the body.

Prolactin imbalance

Peridom 1 MG Tablet may cause an imbalance in the levels of prolactin resulting in disturbances in the menstrual cycle in women. Prolonged use of this medicine can also result in breast like growth in men.

Dosage and duration of uptake

Peridom 1 MG Tablet should be used for the shortest duration possible. The dose should be kept as low as possible. Self-administration is not advised owing to these reasons.

Missed Dose

Skip the missed dose and resume with the next scheduled dose at the right time. The dose should not get doubled in an attempt to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include drowsiness, agitation, and convulsions and may be more prevalent in infants and children. Immediate medical attention including gastric lavage may be required in severe cases.
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

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Cisapride

Erythromycin

Ketoconazole

Tramadol

Bromocriptine

Disease interactions

Kidney Disease

Peridom 1 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you are suffering from impaired kidney function. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring is advised, especially if the impairment is severe.

Liver Disease

Peridom 1 MG Tablet should be used with caution if you are suffering from impaired liver function. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring is advised, especially if the impairment is mild to moderate. For severe impairment, use of this medicine is not recommended.

Intestinal Disorders

Peridom 1 MG Tablet should be used with extreme caution in people having serious intestinal problems like internal bleeding, an obstruction or perforation of the stomach and intestine. Use of an alternate medicine is advised in such cases.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Peridom 1 MG Tablet as instructed by the doctor. The usage of this medicine should be kept as low as possible especially when used for nausea and vomiting.
Miscelleneous

Food timings: Information not available

Administration time: Information not available

Sleep inducing: Information not available

How it works
This medicine works by blocking chemicals in the brain and the intestine. This causes improved movements and faster gastric emptying which helps in prevention of vomiting.
Legal Status

Approved

Banned

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Antiemetics

Schedule

Schedule H

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