Manufacturer: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (IRM Pharma)
Trade name: Domperon
Strength: 5 mg
Active ingredient: Domperidone
Category: Dopamine antagonists
Pregnancy category: Domperidone belongs to FDA pregnancy category C.
Uses: Domperon 5 mg tablet belongs to class of drugs called anti emetics. It is used to relieve the symptoms of nausea and vomiting. This is also used to treat stomach disorders such as delayed gastric emptying.
How to use: Take Domperon 5 mg tablet orally with glass of water 30 minutes before a meal. This medication should be used at low dose, do not increase the dose with out consulting the doctor.
Side Effects: Headache, dizziness, dry mouth, nervousness, stomach cramps, hot flashes and leg cramps, increased prolactin levels which may lead to galactorrhoea, amenorrhoea, gynaecomastia.
Dosage: Adult dose for Nausea and vomiting is 10 to 20 mg 3-4 times daily. Maximum daily dose is 80 mg/day.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: February 03rd, 2016
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