What domperidone is used for?
Domperidone is a drug that belongs to the dopamine antagonists. This medication increases the movements of one’s stomach and bowel. The drug has may uses.
You may think of using domperidone if you suffer from nausea and vomiting. You should also know that to treat these conditions you will also need such meds as cyclizine, metoclopramide, and 5HT3 receptor antagonist (like granisetron).
Patients having Parkinson’s disease are also welcome to purchase domperidone online at our pharmacy. This drug does not cross the blood-brain barrier unlike metoclopramide, for instance.
Patients who need to treat gastroparesis may use domperidone – the drug is very effective in the treating of this condition. Mothers whose infants suffer from vomiting should also use domperidone,as this medication was found effective in coping with paediatric gastroesophageal reflux.
Nursing mothers who have the lack of breast milk may get domperidone without prescription and use it as a means of stimulation of the lactation. The medicine increases prolactin secretion, and the latter stimulates the production of breast milk.
Contraindications and precautions
Before you type in the search window of your browser “no prescription domperidone”, contact your health care provider and ask to help you to weight all “for” and “against” using this medicine. Never use this drug in case you know you are allergic to this med or any other meds. On the whole, if you have any allergies, be it food, preservatives, animal allergies, do not take domperidone without your doctor’s permission.
The drug is allowed to be taken in breast-feeding women. It stimulates lactation.
Some conditions may interact with domperidone. To be sure you do not need dosage adjustment, visit your physician for a consultation in case you have liver disease, pituitary (brain) tumor, bleeding from the stomach, sensitivity to domperidone or any problems with your bowel.
In order not to make domperidone purchase dangerous for you, weight all risks and benefits keeping in your head the fact that people who take more than 30 mg of domperidone daily may be at higher risk of developing abnormal heart rhythms or sometimes even sudden death/ cardiac arrest. Patients older 60 years are also at risk. In case you have QT prolongation, low levels of potassium / magnesium in your blood or heart failure, please, inform your doctor of this fact before you start taking domperidone.
Pregnant women must not use this medication. The safety of domperidone in children have not been established, that’s why it is not recommended to give the drug to a child without doctor’s permission.
While you are on treatment, inform your doctor of any boresome changes in your condition, for instance, if you feel more discomfort, of if you get pregnant, or if your condition worsens. In case you have been prescribed to use another drug, talk to the physician who prescribed you domperidone, to make sure there won’t going to be any bad interactions between the drugs.
Never use the medication to treat other conditions that are not mentioned here. You should not give or advise the medicine to any other person, even if he or she has just the same symptoms as you.
Dosage and administration
Patients with different conditions may require different doses of domperidone. In case you bought the drug without a prescription, just follow the instructions on the label. If you were given specific directions by your healthcare provider, you have to follow them strictly. Do not change the dose without prior consulting your doctor.
Domperidone is released in tablets of various strengthusing domperidone also influences on the number of everyday doses, the time between them and the period of treatment on the whole.
If you have oral domperidone tablets and want to treat your gastrointestinal motility disorders you need to take 10 mg of med 3 or sometimes 4 times per day. In certain cases the dose may be adjusted to 20 mg of drug 3 or sometims 4 times per day.
If you have oral domperidone tablets and want to treat your nausea and vomiting you need to take 20 mg 3-4 times per day.
In case you missed a dose, try to take it asap. If it’s time to take your next dose, skip the missed one. One should never exceed the dosage. In case of overdose you may experience: loss of balance, irregular heartbeat, disorientation, dizziness, difficulty in speaking, light-headedness, fainting, loss of muscle control.
When you will be use domperidone you should keep in mind that this drug may cause side effects. You’d better weight all risks and benefits and purchase domperidoneonly when you are 100% sure you need this drug.
Domperidone severe side effects may include the following: swelling of the mouth, loss of balance, racing heartbeat, loss of muscle control, swelling of face, irregular or fast pulse, swollen legs, feet or hands. One should quit the treatment in case these side effects occur.
It is allowed continue using the drug in case a person has such side effects as: swelling of the breast (in men), dry mouth, headache, itching of the skin, menstrual irregularities, hives, pain in the breast, hot flashes, swelling of eye, redness of one’s eyes, change in appetite, diarrhea or constipation, change in need to urinate, painful urination, dizziness, burning urination, heartburn, difficulty in speaking, difficulty in urination, drowsiness, mental dullness, irritability, leg cramps, nervousness, stomach cramps, palpitations, lack / loss of strength, tiredness, sluggishness, weakness, thirst.
Before you start wondering how much is domperidone or where to use domperidone you must make sure you can use this drug safely. Domperidone may interact with many other medications and substances.
Order domperidone after you contact your doctor and ask him or her, whether you may safely use this drug in case you are currently taking any of the following: antipsychotic medications (e.g., risperidone,haloperidol, quetiapine), amiodarone, antimalarials (like chloroquine), “azole” antifungal medications (e.g., itraconazole, fluconazole, miconazole, ketoconazole), formoterol, disopyramide, anticholinergics (like benztropine, diphenhydramine,dimenhydrinate, oxybutinin), gadobutrol, erythromycin antibiotics (like erythromycin, clarithromycin), grapefruit juice, propafenone, nilotinib, pimozide, MAO inhibitors, HIV protease inhibitors (like nelfinavir, atazanavir, indinavir, lopinavir, ritonavir), quinidine, quinine, nefazodone, salbutamol, salmeterol, procainamide, sotalol, tricyclic antidepressants (like nortriptyline, amitriptyline), quinolone antibiotics (e.g., moxifloxacin, ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin), SSRIs (e.g., citalopram, paroxetine, fluoxetine).
Store domperidone at room temperature. Always close the container. Keep away from direct light, heat and moisture. Keep out of the reach of pets and children.