Do not give extra doses as you may do harm. Only give this medicine to your child. Never give it to anyone else, even if their condition appears to be the same, as this could do harm.
As well, some forms of this medication may not be used for all of the conditions discussed here. Your doctor may have suggested this medication for conditions other than those listed in these drug information articles.
Detailed drug Information for domperidone. Includes common brand names, drug descriptions, warnings, side effects and dosing information.
If you have any questions about this medicine ask your pharmacist.You will find a full list in the manufacturer s information leaflet supplied with your medicine. Speak with your doctor or pharmacist if any of the following become troublesome. Domperidone side-effects. What can I do.
Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is not recommended. Your doctor may decide not to treat you with this medication or change some of the other medicines you take.Using this medicine with any of the following may cause an increased risk of.
General advice about medicines Try to give the medicines at about the same times each day, to help you remember. If you are not sure a medicine is working, contact your doctor but continue to give the medicine as usual in the meantime.
Jantarasaengaram S, Sreewapa P. Effects of domperidone on augmentation of lactation following cesarean delivery at full term. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2012;116(3 2403. PubMed 7. Hofmeyr GJ, Van Iddekinge B, Blott JA. As a cardiologist, Im very concerned about this drug, and the. European Drug safety agency agrees. Heres why: 1. Domperidone prolongs the QT interval. This means that it alters the speed and duration of certain electrical currents in cardiac muscle cells, making them very susceptible.
The only excuse these lactation consultants and midwives have is that they dont have the knowledge to understand what they are doing. Someone who hasnt been to medical school really has no business playing with this stuff.
1. Teva-domperidone product monograph Toronto, ON: Teva Canada Ltd; 2012. 2. Health Canada. Nutrition for healthy term infants. Statement of the Joint Working Group: Canadian Paediatric Society, Dietitians of Canada, and Health Canada.
Obviously this is not going to happen with an off-label drug bought off the internet. 3. When a woman is taking this drug on her own initiative from an internet pharmacy, she probably wont mention it to her doctor.
Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2010;19(9 8818. PubMed 12. Van Noord C, Dieleman JP, van Herpen G, Verhamme K, Sturkenboom MC. Domperidone and ventricular arrhythmia or sudden cardiac death: a population-based case-control study in the Netherlands.
The list of QT prolonging meds is very long and keeps growing, so ideally a doctor should consult it for every new prescription to a patient taking domperidone. 4. Advising a woman to risk her life with this dangerous drug only to be able to.
If this occurs, the heart stops beating and the patient will die unless she is shocked with a defibrillator within seconds. Survivors often suffer from HIE. 2. QT prolonging drugs are silent killers.
The feelings of guilt, fear and inadequacy combined with postpartum emotional vulnerability are completely overwhelming. Its enough to make the most levelheaded woman look into these harebrained methods. Please dont make yourself a victim.
4. Petraglia F, De Leo V, Sardelli V, Pieroni ML, DAntona N, Genazzani AR. Domperidone in defective and insufficient lactation. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 1985;19(5 2817. PubMed 5. Osadchy A, Moretti ME, Koren G.
If she is prescribed another drug with QT prolonging effects on top of the domperidone, eg a quinolone antibiotic for postpartum UTI, or antidepressant for PPD, she is at an extremely high risk for arrhythmias.