A drug used to control nausea and vomiting. An antiemetic drug. It acts to close the muscle ring at the upper opening of the stomach (the cardia) and to relax the ring at the lower opening (the pylorus). A brand name is Motilium.
MONDAY, March 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Domperidone is well tolerated and effective in producing a moderate short-term increase in expressed breast milk volume among mothers of preterm infants, according to a review published online Feb.
DENVER -- Prescribing domperidone to support breastfeeding effectively reduced the use of infant formula without significant adverse effects in mothers and infants in a large retrospective study, Mitko Madjunkov, MD, reported at the annual meeting of the Teratology Society.
Dubai: The Ministry of Health has advised hospitals and medical directors of districts to restrict use of the drug Domperidone as it causes sudden death or irregular heartbeat among patients over 60 years of age.
Drugs that reduce dopamine levels (dopamine antagonists) such as metoclopramide and domperidone (UKMi, 2010) are assumed to increase prolactin synthesis (Cox et al, 1996) without affecting milk composition (Campbell-Yeo et al, 2010).