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Doxylamine and Pyridoxine

When and How to Take This Medicine

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with doxylamine and pyridoxine include the following:
  • This medication comes in tablet form. It is taken by mouth one to four times a day. 
  • Take doxylamine and pyridoxine on an empty stomach with a glass of water. 
  • Swallow the tablets whole; do not cut, crush, split, or chew them.
  • Doxylamine and pyridoxine is meant to be taken on a daily basis to prevent nausea and vomiting. It is not intended to be taken as needed.
  • Try to take your doses at about the same time each day to keep an even level of the drug in your bloodstream.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed.

Dosing Information for Doxylamine and Pyridoxine

The dose of doxylamine and pyridoxine your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on how you respond to the medicine.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Doxylamine and Pyridoxine Dosage for more information.)

Drug Interactions

Doxylamine and pyridoxine may react with a few other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Doxylamine and Pyridoxine).

What If I Overdose on This Drug?

An overdose with doxylamine and pyridoxine may cause a variety of symptoms, including restlessness, dry mouth, sleepiness, and confusion. Seek immediate medical attention if you may have taken too much of this medication.
(Click Diclegis Overdose for more information.)
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Doxylamine and Pyridoxine Drug Information

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