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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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What are the side effects if i take Nexium (esomeprazole) and domperidone for several years?

What are the side effects if i take Nexium (esomeprazole) and domperidone for several years?

B12eficiency/headach: Lon term use of Nexium (esomeprazole) can some time cause atrophic gastritis, vit b12deficiency.But is relatively safe in recommended dose of 40 or 20 mgm daily domperidone is not available by prescription in us as it has not been approved by fda.It is a controversial drug even in uk and in my opinion should not be used long term, can cause chronic headaches, abdominal cramps, and dry mouth.Drinking water can help. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of domperidone for the treatment of idiopathic gastroparesis?

What are the side effects of domperidone for the treatment of idiopathic gastroparesis?

Read this: Bellow is link to wikipedia. The content should give you some answers to your question. I' d advise that you further discuss this with your doctor who knows your immediate problem and circumstances of you life. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/domperidone. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with mild gastropatesisgiven reglan (metoclopramide) but due to its side effects too scared to take doc gave me prescription for domperidone is this safer?

Diagnosed with mild gastropatesisgiven reglan (metoclopramide) but due to its side effects too scared to take doc gave me prescription for domperidone is this safer?

Meds: Both medications are dopamine blockers, so they are similar in pharmacological action. The most concerning side effect from both is extra pyramidal symptoms (most common is a lock jaw like syndrome). In Reglan (metoclopramide) this can happen up to 10 percent esp in people under 30. Comparisons has a 2 percent risk of this. ...Read more

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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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Past 6 years I take pantop d ( pantaprazole 40mg +domopradine 20mg).If I take pantop d long period..It caoses any side effects sir.?

Past 6 years I take pantop d ( pantaprazole 40mg +domopradine 20mg).If I take pantop d long period..It caoses any side effects sir.?

Not a U.S. medicine: Pantoprazole + domperidone combination is not a U.S. Drug. Some people reported headaches, abdominal cramps, or dry mouth while on long-term use of domperidone. Some using long-term Pantoprazole have reported low vitamin b-12, headaches, tummy aches, nausea, vomiting, or abnormal liver lab results. Of course, not everyone gets side effects, and these symptoms are also caused by other disorders. ...Read more

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Has anyone had bad side effects using timolol maleate eyedrops for glaucoma?

Has anyone had bad side effects using timolol maleate eyedrops for glaucoma?

Yes: Depends on your definition of bad but yes there are relative and absolute contraindications, and many potential side effects, but generally the medicine is tolerated. ...Read more

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Will take atenolol vs enalapril maleate-- which one is better wrt side effects and prolong use?

Will take atenolol vs enalapril maleate-- which one is better wrt side effects and  prolong use?

Blood pressure meds: It us difficult to compare one class if medications to another as the more important aspect is therapeutic effect to lower blood pressure is more important plus the side effects occur in a minority of patients who take any meds approved by fda. Otherwise the drugs would not be approved for use. ...Read more