April 2014

Advice for patients on Domperidone


• Domperidone should only be used for short periods of time to treat nausea and vomiting

• Speak to your doctor or pharmacist at your next routine visit if you are taking domperidone and have any problems with your heart or other concerns about your treatment

• Seek medical attention immediately if you experience heart-related symptoms such as irregular heartbeat or fainting while taking domperidone

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omperidone is available to buy in a pharmacy without prescription as tablets for use in adults and adolescents of 16 years and above.  It is now restricted to use in nausea and vomiting and should be used at a dose of up to 10mg, three times daily for a maximum period of 48 hours.

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