domperidone

Adult
Uses
  • gastroentestinal motility disorders
  • nausea
  • vomiting
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • prolactin-releasing pituitary tumor, known existing prolongation of cardiac conduction intervals (particularly QT)
Drug interactions
  • ketoconazole, erythromycin, protease inhibitors, nefazodone
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • serious ventricular arrhythmias or sudden cardiac death
  • particularly with doses >30 mg or when used in patients >60 years of age
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
10 mg three times a day
Monitoring
  • renal function tests
  • ECG (baseline and then periodically during therapy)
Source of Suggestion
Suggestion from clinicians (Added on August, 2016)