Domperidone Maleate BP 5 mg/5 ml

Business Unit: Human

Medicine Type: Liquid

Generic Name: Domperidone Maleate BP 5 mg/5 ml

Therapeutic Class: Motility stimulants/Dopamine antagonist

Indication: Domperidone is a dopamine antagonist with anti-emetic properties Domperidone does not readily cross the bloodbrain barrier Avomit (Domperidone) is used in the following indications:  Stimulation of gut motility in non-ulcer dyspepsia, gastro-esophageal reflux disease, reflux esophagitis, diabetic gastroparesis & functional dyspepsia.  Speeding barium transit in 'follow through' radiological studies.  Prevention and symptomatic relief of acute nausea and vomiting due to cytotoxic therapy, anti-parkinsonism therapy, radio therapy or migraine.

Dosage & Administration: Adults: 10-20 mg every 4-8 hours daily. Children: 0.2-0.4 mg/kg every 4-8 hours daily. For acute nausea and vomiting, maximum period of treatment is 12 weeks. It should be taken 15-30 minutes before a meal.

Preparation: 60 ml Liquid