General Information
What should I know before taking this drug
Dosage information
Adverse reactions
Additional information if any
Brand names and manufacturer

Vomistop (Cipla)
Domstal (Torrent (prima))
Emitin (Cachet)

Type: OTC/Prescription/schedule

Domperidone is prescription drug. It is sold from the pharmacy store only in the presence of written instructions known as prescription from a licensed healthcare provider.

Domperidone is pronounced as 

What is it?

Domperidone belongs to group called anti emetics.


Common uses of it

Domperidone is used in the treatment of Nausea and vomiting, Migraine 

How to use it

Domperidone should be taken on empty stomach. (Half hour before meals is preferable) 


Do not take domperidone if you are
Allergic to it
If you have a tumor of pituitary gland,
Gastro intestinal haemorrhage
Old people:
Pregnant woman:
Domperidone belongs to FDA pregnancy category C. This means that domperidone may harm an unborn baby if used during pregnancy but potential benefit may warrant use of the drug in pregnant woman despite potential risks. Always inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning for conception.
Lactating women:
It is not known whether domperidone passes into breast milk or if it could harm the baby. Do not take domperidone with out first talking to doctor if you are breast feeding a baby.
Domeperidone is available in the form of tablets and suspensions
Nausea and vomiting: 10 – 20 mg every six hours. Maximum is 80mg / day
Migraine: 20 mg every 4 hours. Maximum is 80mg / day
If it is almost the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not take two doses at same time to cover up the missed dose. 
In case of overdose contact your nearest poison control centre or emergency medical centre for immediate care by physician.


Domeperidone side effects are 

  • Dizziness
  • Convulsions
  • Low sexual desire
  • Gynaecomastia

When to consult the health expert about the side effects of it

If any of the above side effects become worse stop the medication and consult the doctor immediately

Store allopurinol at room temp (15 – 30 degrees C / 59 – 86 degrees F). Avoid excessive heat, moisture or direct sunlight, never store in the bathroom.
Keep it out of reach of children. Make sure that any left over portion is disposed off safely.
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