PACK OF 50 TABLETS
PRICE* (RS.) 210.00
What is Domflash?
Domflash contains Domperidone which belongs to a group of medicines called ‘dopamine antagonists’. Domflash works by helping to move food faster through your food pipe (oesophagus), stomach and gut. This is so that it does not stay in the same place for too long. It also helps stop food flowing the wrong way back up your food pipe.
Domflash can be used for the following:
- To stop or prevent you feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting)
- To stop or prevent the feeling of fullness during or shortly after a meal
- To treat stomach discomfort, or heartburn caused by the flow of the stomach contents back into your food pipe
- To stop or prevent children feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting)
Taking this medicine
- Domflash is a mouth dispersible tablet (a tablet that dissolves in mouth)
- Take the tablets 15 to 30 minutes before a meal and, if needed, before you go to bed.
- Always take Domflash tablets exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Do not take Domflash tablet if:
- You are allergic (hypersensitive) to Domflash. Signs of an allergic reaction include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat or tongue.
- You have a tumor of the pituitary gland (prolactinoma).
- You have a blockage or tear in your intestines.
- You have black, tarry bowel motions (stools) or notice blood in your bowel motions. This could be a sign of bleeding in the stomach or intestines.
- Do not take Domflash if any of the above applies to you. If you are not sure talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Domflash
Take special care with Domflash & check with your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine if:
- You have any kidney problems.
- If you take Domflash over a long period, your doctor may want to lower the amount you use. This will depend on how severe your kidney problems are.
- You have liver problems
Taking other medicines
- Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines.
- This includes medicines you can buy without a prescription, including herbal medicines.
- This is because Domflash can affect the way some other medicines work. Also, some medicines can affect the way Domflash works.
Do not use Domflash & tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following:
- Ketoconazole tablets or liquid for fungal infections
- Antibiotics for infections (such as erythromycin)
- Do not give Domflash tablets to children who weigh less than 35kg.
Pregnancy & Breast-Feeding
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Domflash if:
- You are pregnant, might become pregnant or think you may be pregnant
- You are breast-feeding. It is best not to take Domflash if you are breast-feeding. This is because small amounts may pass into the mother’s milk
Driving & using machines:
- You may feel sleepy, confused or have less control over your movements while taking Domflash. If this happens, do not drive or use any tools or machines.
People with Kidney problems
- Your doctor may tell you to take a lower dose or to take the medicine less often.
How long can I take this medicine for?
- Your doctor will decide how long you will need to take this medicine.
- If you take Domflash tablets for more than 4 weeks your doctor may wish to see you again. This is to check if you need to keep taking the treatment.
If you take more Domflash than you should:
- If you have taken more Domflash tablets than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the nearest hospital casualty department straight away. Take the carton and any tablets left with you. This is so the doctors know what you have taken.
- The signs of taking more than you should include feeling sleepy, confused, uncontrolled movements (especially in children) which include unusual eye movements, unusual movements of the tongue or abnormal posture (such as a twisted neck).
If you forget to take Domflash:
- If you forget to take Domflash, take it as soon as you remember.
- However if it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose.
- Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
Possible side effects
- Like all medicines, Domflash can have side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Stop taking Domflash and see your doctor or go to a hospital straightaway if:
- You get swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, lips or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing. You could also notice an itchy, lumpy rash (hives) or nettle rash (urticaria). This may mean you are having an allergic reaction to Domflash.
- You notice any uncontrolled movements. These include irregular eye movements, unusual movements of the tongue, and abnormal posture such as a twisted neck, trembling and muscle stiffness. This is more likely to happen in children. These symptoms should stop once you stop taking Domflash.
- You have a very fast or unusual heartbeat. This could be a sign of a life-threatening heart problem.
Other Side Effects Include:
Rare (affects less than 1 in 1,000 people)
- Unusual production of breast milk in men and women
- Breast enlargement in men
- Lowering of sexual drive (libido) in men
- In women, menstrual periods may be irregular or stop
- Stomach problems, including mild stomach cramps
Very Rare (affects less than 1 in 10,000 people)
- Itchy skin. You may also have a rash
- A blood test shows changes in the way your liver is working.
- Feeling agitated or irritable
- Feeling more nervous than usual
- Feeling drowsy
- Side effects such as feeling drowsy, nervous, agitated or irritable or having a fit are more likely to happen in children.
- Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if any of the side effects gets serious or lasts longer than a few days, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet.
Other instructions to follow
- Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
- Do not store above 25°C.
- Do not take Domflash tablets after the expiry date stated on the pack.
*Price updated on September 01, 2016
- 01 Aug 2017
- Next pharma