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Generic Drug Therapeutic Class: Neurology-Psychiatry
Active ingredients: Doxylamine
laboratory: Bristol Myers Squibb

Sparkling effervescent tablet
Box of 1 Tube of 10
All forms


Occasional insomnia in adults.

Dosage DONORMYL 15 mg Effervescent tablet scored Box of 1 Tube of 10

- The recommended dosage is 7.5 to 15 mg per day (ie 1/2 to 1 tablet per day). It can be increased to 30 mg per day (ie 2 tablets per day) if necessary.
- In the elderly, renal or hepatic insufficiency: it is recommended to reduce the dosage.
Administration mode :
Oral way.
- Only one dose per day in the evening, 15 to 30 minutes before bedtime.
- Dissolve the tablet in a glass of water.
Duration of the treatment :
- The duration of treatment is 2 to 5 days.
- If insomnia persists for more than 5 days, treatment should be re-evaluated.

Against indications

- Known hypersensitivity to antihistamines.
- Personal or family history of acute glaucoma by closing the iridocorneal angle.
- Urethroprostatic disorders at risk of urinary retention.
- Child under 15 years old.
- Breast-feeding: the passage of doxylamine into breast milk is not known. Given the possibilities of sedation or paradoxical excitement of the newborn, this drug is not recommended in case of breastfeeding.
- Avoid taking alcoholic drinks and drugs containing alcohol.

Donormyl side effects

- Anticholinergic effects: constipation, dryness of the mouth, disturbances of accommodation, heart palpitations.
- Daytime sleepiness, which requires a reduction of the dosage.

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