Its used for preventing nausea and vomiting that may be caused by surgery or by medicine to treat cancer (chemotherapy or radiation).
It works by—>
Working on small intestine and the part of the brain that controls vomiting or nausea.
- If you are allergic to it or to any content in the medicine.
- If you have a blockage in your gut or suffer from severe constipation.
- If you are going to undergo surgery of the adenoids or tonsils.
- If you have any heart or liver problems.
- If you are taking apomorphine, used for Parkinson’s disease.
- If you have abnormal levels of salts such as sodium, magnesium and potassium in your blood.
How to store—>
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless the packaging or storage instructions clearly require you to do that. Keep medicines away from children and pets to prevent them from accidental consumption.
Do not flush medicines down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless specifically instructed to do so. Medicines discarded in this manner will enter the natural environment or be consumed by wildlife. This can cause irreparable environmental damage. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Emefilm Tablet.
If dose missed—>
In case you miss a dose, apply or consume a dose as soon as you notice. If you are close to the time for your next dose, wait until then and then consume or apply your medicine. Never consume or use extra medicine to make up for a dosage that you have missed. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed medicines, if you have missed too many doses in the recent past.
If had overdose—>
Never take more medicine than the prescribed dose. Eating more medicine will not improve your symptoms, rather they may cause poisoning or serious side effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else may have taken an overdose of Emefilm Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Carry the medicine box, container or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
Never give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage or medicine poisoning.
Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.