- Anti-sickness medication
- Reduces symptoms of vomiting & Nausea
- Alleviates stomach pain
Domperidone is an anti-sickness medication that aids the treatment of nausea and vomiting. Domperidone is also an effective medication that helps to alleviate stomach pain by increasing contractions and movements of the stomach and bowel.
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What is Domperidone?
Domperidone is an anti-sickness medicine that helps to alleviate the symptoms of nausea and vomiting. It is also prescribed to treat stomach pain by increasing the contractions or movements of the stomach and bowel.
Doctors have also found Domperidon effective with the increase of milk supply for women that are breastfeeding. This is only prescribed to women who are struggling to lactate. Please note, Cloud Pharmacy does not prescribe on this basis.
Domperidone has been shown to be effective in preventing stomach problems associated with certain medications for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
Often referred to by its brand name Motilium, Domperidone is available in tablet or suspension form.
How does Domperidone work?
Domperidone is an antiemetic and a prokinetic medicine. What this means is that it is effective at relieving symptoms of vomiting & nausea (antiemetic) and acid reflux (prokinetic).
Antiemetic medication works by blocking the action of chemicals in the brain that results in feelings of nausea and vomiting.
Prokinetic medications control acid reflux in the stomach. It helps to empty the stomach and digestive tract quicker through increased movements and contractions of the stomach and intestines. It also helps to reduce the feelings of fullness, indigestion and bloating.
How do I buy Domperidone online?
You can safely buy Domperidone online at Cloud Pharmacy. You will need to have first an online consultation with our medical doctor before your order will be supplied. The online consultation will ensure that Domperidone is the right medication for your medical condition.
Domperidone dose amount
Domperidone is sold in 10mg doses and should be taken by adults and children no more than three times per day.
Patients should only use Domperidone for a short period of time - no more than 7 days - at the lowest dosage amount to ensure that the medication has an effect. This will help to mitigate any side effects that the medication might cause.
If using for nausea & vomiting you are able to stop taking it as soon as you are feeling better.
Make sure to follow the guidelines that your doctor has set for taking this medication.
How to take Domperidone
Domperidone is most effective when taken 15-30 minutes before mealtime. Take with a glass of water. Make sure to take the tablets whole, do not crush or chew.
The medication will still work if taken after mealtime, it might just take longer to take effect.
Domperidone side effects
As with all medications, there is the possibility that a patient might experience side effects. Although uncommon, it is best to understand what side effects are caused by Domperidone so that you can take action should it be necessary.
The most common side effect is that of dry mouth with 1 in 100 patients experiencing this when taking the medication. Other common side effects include:
These side effects are often experienced as a result of the body adjusting to the medication.
Seek emergency medical attention immediately if you experience any of the following rare symptoms:
- Chest pain (fast, irregular heartbeat or pulse)
- Swelling of the face, lower legs or feet
- Swelling of the mouth
- Difficulty urinating
- Swelling of the breasts in men and women
- Discharge from the nipples in both men and women
- Menstrual changes
- Sexual difficulties
- Loss of muscle control of balance
If any of the above rare side effects are experienced, it is important that you contact a medical professional or visit your local A&E immediately.
Domperidone patient leaflet
For more information about Domperidone, please take a look at the information leaflet below:
It is necessary that your doctor check your progress at regular visits. This allows the doctor to see if the medicine is working properly and to decide if you continue taking it.
If your symptoms do not improve within a few days, or if they become worse, you should see your doctor.
Because Domperidone enhances movement in the digestive tract, it may affect the absorption and action of other medications you are taking. It is important that you tell your doctor of any prescription or nonprescription medications you are currently taking especially monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
Do not start or stop any medicine without the approval of your doctor.