Domperidone

 Domperidone tablets
 Domperidone - an agent for treating the gastrointestinal tract.

Pharmacological action

Domperidone helps to cope with hiccups, nausea, has antiemetic action, regulates motor activity of the gastrointestinal tract.

Product form

Domperidone release tablets, granules, as a solution for internal use, suspensions, suppositories.

A second common name of the drug - Teva domperidone, is available in tablet form.

Indications for use Domperidone

Domperidone according to the instructions indicated for nausea, vomiting of different origin, hiccup, atony gastrointestinal dyspeptic disorders during slow gastric emptying, astroezofagealnom reflux, esophagitis, which are expressed in bloating, feeling of fullness in the epigastrium, flatulence, gastralgia, belching, heartburn.

There are good reviews about domperidone, used to accelerate peristalsis.

Contraindications

Domperidone is contraindicated in under the instruction: bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract, hypersensitivity, mechanical intestinal obstruction, perforation of the intestine, stomach, prolaktinome. Do not appoint Domperidone tablets for children under 5 yrs. or weighing up to 20kg.

Caution should be exercised when administering the drug during pregnancy, patients with hepatic, renal insufficiency, during lactation.

Instructions for use Domperidone

Tablets 10mg is prescribed three or four p / day before meals. If nausea or vomiting are severe Domperidone 20mg Teva also take on three or four p / day.

Children up to 5 yrs. chronic dyspepsia give 2, 5 mg per 10 kg child three p / day. and once at bedtime (when it is  Domperidone suppositories
 needed).

Also, children can be assigned to a 1% solution of the 1st drop per 1 kg of weight three or four p / day or 2, 5ml. suspension per 10kg weight three p / day.

Candles Domperidone adult appointed to take rectal suppositories by 2-4 60 mg for children aged 2l. appoint 2-4 candles at 30mg for children up to 2 years - 2-4 candles at 10mg.

Side effects

Domperidone can cause transient intestinal cramps, extrapyramidal disorders, allergic urticaria and rashes, hyperprolactinemia.

There are reviews of domperidone, that excess doses can cause disorientation, drowsiness, extrapyramidal disorder (mostly children). For the treatment of washed stomach, take activated charcoal. To stop extrapyramidal disorders may be effective reception of m-anticholinergics and drugs used to treat Parkinson's disease.





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