Stimulation of gut motility in-
- Non-ulcer dyspepsia
- Oesophageal reflux, reflux oesophagitis and gastritis
- Diabetic gastroparesis
- Functional dyspepsia
- Speeding barium transit in follow through radiological studies
Prevention and symptomatic relief of acute nausea and vomiting from any cause including cytotoxic therapy, radiotherapy and antiparkinsonism therapy
In the prophylactic treatment of migraine
Dosage & Administration
Children: 0.2 – 0.4 mg/kg every 4 – 8 hours daily.Domperidone tablet and suspension should be taken 15 – 30 minutes before a meal. For acute nausea and vomiting, maximum period of treatment is 12 weeks.
Pregnancy & Lactation
Use in pregnancy: The safety of this drug has not been established for pregnant women. So it is not recommended during pregnancy.
Use in lactation: Domperidone may precipitate galactorrhea and improve postnatal lactation, which is secreted in breast milk but in very small quantities insufficient to be considered harmful.