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What is Sagdon and what is it used for?

Sagdon is an anti-emetic and is used to Dyspepsia, nausea and vomiting

Before you take Sagdon, Do not take this medicine and tell your doctor if

Tell your doctor if you:

  • have a liver or kidney disorder
  • are pregnant, or likely to become pregnant
  • are breast-feeding
  • suffer from heart problems as this medicine may affect your heart rate. This risk may be greater if you are over 60 years of age or if you are on doses of more than 30mg/day.

 

DO NOT TAKE if you:

  • have ever had an allergic reaction to domperidone or any of the other ingredients listed in section 6, Further Information
  • have or think you may have a serious intestinal problem such as internal bleeding (symptom being persistent black bowel motions), or an obstruction or perforation of the stomach or intestine (usually this involves severe stomach cramps)

suffer from a tumour of the pituitary gland called prolactinoma

Take special care while taking Sagdon

Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, or have recently taken any other medicine, even those not prescribed by a doctor, including any of the following:

  • opioid analgesics, used to treat pain
  • ketoconazole, used to treat fungal infections
  • ritonavir, used to treat HIV infection
  • erythromycin, used to treat infections
  • antimuscarinics, used to treat bladder or gastro-intestinal disorders
  • amantadine, used to treat viral infections

bromocriptine or cabergoline, used for the treatment of pituitary tumours or Parkinson s disease

If taken with other medicines the effect of Domperidone 10mg Tablets or the effects of the other medicine may be altered.

How and when to take Sagdon

Take 15-30 minutes before meals and if necessary before retiring. If taken after meals, absorption is somewhat delayed.

If you forget to take Sagdon

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

Possible side effects

It may produce hyperprolactinemia (1.3% frequency). This may result in galactorrhoea, breast enlargement, soreness and reduced libido. Dry mouth (1.9%), thirst, headache (1.2%), nervousness, drowsiness (0.4%), diarrhoea (0.2%), skin rash and itching (0.1%) may occur during treatment with Domperidone (Sagdon). Extra-pyramidal reactions are seen in 0.5% of patients in clinical studies.

How to store Sagdon

Store below 25°C but not in the fridge. Store it in the original package, in order to protect from light and moisture.