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DOXYLAMINE; VITAMIN B6 (dox IL a meen; VAHY tuh min B6) treats nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. It works by blocking substances in your body that cause nausea and vomiting. It is a combination of an antihistamine and vitamin B6.
Take this medication by mouth with water. Take it as directed on the prescription label at the same time every day. Do not cut, crush, or chew this medication. Swallow the tablets whole. Take it on an empty stomach. Do not use it more often than directed. Keep taking it unless your care team tells you to stop.
Talk to your care team about the use of this medication in children. Special care may be needed.
Side effects that you should report to your care team as soon as possible:
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your care team if they continue or are bothersome):
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Keep bottle tightly closed and protect from moisture. Do not remove desiccant canister from bottle. Throw away any unused medication after the expiration date.
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
Tell your care team if your symptoms do not start to get better or if they get worse. See your care team right away if you get a high fever or have problems breathing.
Your mouth may get dry. Chewing sugarless gum or sucking hard candy, and drinking plenty of water may help. Contact your care team if the problem does not go away or is severe.
This medication may cause dry eyes and blurred vision. If you wear contact lenses you may feel some discomfort. Lubricating drops may help. See your care team if the problem does not go away or is severe.
This medication may cause false positive urine tests for certain medications like methadone, opiates, and PCP.
You may get drowsy or dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medication affects you. Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient. This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells.
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