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Is it ok to take domperidone maleate 10 mg to help produce more breast milk for my newborn ?It seems i'm not getting enough milk for her .

Is it ok to take domperidone maleate 10 mg to help produce more breast milk for my newborn ?It seems i'm not getting enough milk for her .

Many people...: ....Swear it works. It is not approved in the United States for that purpose because there is insufficient evidence that it is either safe or effective. Nevertheless, many people use it. Many people also use fenugreek for that purpose. You can get it in health food stores, it's been used for centuries, it's safe, and it might help too. Stay well hydrated, rest when you can. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the important side effect of domperidone?

What is the important side effect of domperidone?

Heart rhythm: it is anti nausea medicine that improve the movement of the stomach side effects include stomach cramps, menstrual abnormalities, diarrhea the rare but potentially lethal side effect is abnormal rhythm of the heart especially in elderly and in combination with other medications so ask your doctor for advise http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-75878/domperidone-bulk/details/list-sideeffects ...Read more

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Why has domperidone not been approved by the fda?

Why has domperidone not been approved by the fda?

Domperidone: " FDA's concern about the potential health risks associated with the use of domperidone in lactating women. These risks include cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, and sudden death." (https://www.nabp.net/news/domperidone-not-fda-approved-should-not-be-marketed-in-the-us-fda-stresses) ...Read more

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How can I get Domperidone for gastroparesis in the U.S. (NY)?

How can I get Domperidone for gastroparesis in the U.S. (NY)?

Compounding pharmacy: Some of your local pharmacies that routinely compound medications may be able to obtain it for you with a doctor's prescription. Good luck-- ...Read more

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Can gastroparesis get better after being on domperidone for 6 weeks?

It should: most people respond to domperidone, however the dose may need to be increased (slowly). some people don't respond to it. the full effect from the medication should be seen before the 1st month ...Read more

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What is Domperidone, what is it used to treat, and what are its side effects? Thanks!

What is Domperidone, what is it used to treat, and what are its side effects? Thanks!

Domperidone: Domperidone can be given to relieve nausea and vomiting and also to increase the transit of food through the stomach and to increase breast milk production through the augmented release of prolactin. ...Read more

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Is domperidone an antacid?

Is domperidone an antacid?

NO: It increases peristalsis of the stomach (aids emptying) and intestine. Here is a good review article: inhttp://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/domperidone-oral-route/description/drg-20063481 Not to be confused with Dom Perignone ...Read more

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What is domperidone?

What is domperidone?

Drug: Used to treat nausea and vomiting as well as to increase milk production in nursing mothers. The FDA warns against it's use due to safety concerns. I've never seen it used. ...Read more

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Are there health affects when using domperidone long term? 

Are there health affects when using domperidone long term? 

Yes...: This medication is actually disconitued..So not sure how you get it...Maybe out of us? Anyhow, often side effects from meds go away with stopping it, but extrapyramidal (eps) symptoms of akinesia (inability to initiate movement) and akathisia (inability to remain motionless) may not--permanent symptoms, though rare. So, yes to your question. Use only if u have to. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more