Emedox is indicated for the treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy in women who do not respond to conservative management.
Dosage & Administration
Initially, take one Emedox extended-release tablet orally at bedtime (Day 1). If this dose adequately controls symptoms the next day, continue taking one tablet daily at bedtime only. However, if symptoms persist on Day 2, increase the daily dose to one tablet in the morning and one tablet at bedtime. The maximum recommended dose is two tablets per day, one in the morning and one at bedtime.
Take on an empty stomach with a glass of water. Swallow tablets whole. Do not crush, chew, or split Emedox tablets.
Take daily and not on an as needed basis.
Doxylamine Succinate & Pyridoxine Hydrochloride may cause somnolence due to the anticholinergic properties of Doxylamine Succinate, an antihistamine. Women should avoid engaging in activities, such as driving or operating heavy machinery, while using Doxylamine Succinate & Pyridoxine Hydrochloride. Doxylamine Succinate & Pyridoxine Hydrochloride use is not recommended if a woman is concurrently using central nervous system (CNS) depressants including alcohol. Doxylamine Succinate & Pyridoxine Hydrochloride has anticholinergic properties and, therefore, should be used with caution in women with asthma, increased intraocular pressure, narrow angle glaucoma, stenosing peptic ulcer, pyloroduodenal obstruction or urinary bladder-neck obstruction. Use in Pregnancy & Lactation Use in pregnancy: Pregnancy category A. Emedox is intended for the treatment of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy in women who do not respond to conservative management. Use in nursing mothers: Both Doxylamine Succinate & Pyridoxine Hydrochloride are excreted into breast milk. Therefore, caution should be exercised while breast feeding.