F.A.Q. about Domperidone


Why Domperidone represents an attractive alternative to Metochlopramide?
Domperidone tablets have an excellent safety profile:
Domperidone is a dopamine antagonist that does not readily enter the central nervous system and so it represents a unique gastro-kinetic and anti-emetic drug with potent ant emetic properties is devoid of central effects, up to high dose levels.

Why Domperidone is the best?
Acute non-specific nausea and vomiting (e.g. from ‘food poisoning’, communicable gastroenteritis, motion sickness and hang-over) is established as a self-medication indication. Patients can be relied on to diagnose the disorder and in the majority of instances identify the most likely cause. In most cases the dehydration and malnutrition caused by the symptoms are of more concern than the cause, which is usually self-limiting. Importantly, early and convenient access to Domperidone can reduce the amount of electrolytes lost and the possibility of dehydration.

What are the usage of Domperidone?
Since Domperidone:
  • Enhances gastric motility and peristalsis
  • Highly selective
  • Increases cardiac sphincter tone
  • Has variable forms for patients compliance
For these reasons,Domperidone is highly effective in:
  • Gastritis and duodenitis
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intestinal infectious diseases
And, it improves symptoms of:
  • Gastro-esophageal reflux
  • Dyspepsia
  • Gastroparesis