Perinorm Tablet
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Perinorm Tablet

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Introduction

Perinorm Tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat nausea, vomiting, indigestion, and heartburn. It prevents the feeling of fullness during or shortly after a meal and help reduce symptoms caused by the flow of the stomach contents back into the food pipe.

Perinorm Tablet is taken before meals preferably at bedtime in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should take this medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are restlessness, fatigue, and weakness. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. It also causes drowsiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you. Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this medicine as it can worsen your sleepiness. This medicine may also cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration.

Before taking this medicine, you should let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor.

Uses of Perinorm Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Indigestion

Side effects of Perinorm Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Perinorm

  • Restlessness
  • Fatigue
  • Weakness

How to use Perinorm Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Perinorm Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Perinorm Tablet works

Perinorm Tablet is a prokinetic. It works on the region in the brain that controls vomiting. It also acts on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing food to move more easily through the stomach.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Perinorm Tablet.

Pregnancy

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Perinorm Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Perinorm Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Perinorm Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Perinorm Tablet may cause drowsiness, dizziness, dyskinesia and dystonias which could affect the vision and may interfere with the ability to drive.

Kidney

CAUTION
Perinorm Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Perinorm Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Perinorm Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Perinorm Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Perinorm Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Perinorm Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.