Domperidone belongs to a group of medicines called antiemetics. These medicines work by acting on digestive system. It is used to treat nausea and vomiting, indigestion or a feeling of discomfort or fullness in the stomach.
Do not take domperidone if you:
- Ever had a reaction to or been told that you are allergic to domperidone or any of the other ingredients
- Are giving the medication to a child weighing less than 35kg
- Have bleeding from the stomach or intestines, a blockage in the intestines, a perforated ulcer.
- Have a tumour on the pituitary gland called a prolactinoma.
- Have liver problems
- Are breastfeeding
Things to Tell Your Doctor. If you:
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
What to do if you missed a dose?
If you forget to take a dose, take another as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, then do not take the missed dose at all. Never double the next dose to make up for the one missed.
Most common side effects ?
Stomach cramps, uncontrollable movement of the face and limbs, temporary stopping of periods, secretion of milk from the breasts and breast enlargement.