United Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Doperon is indicated for
- Non ulcer dyspepsia
Precautions and warnings
This medicine might have post medication side effects. Regular contact with your doctor is quite important while you are taking this medicine. It allows your doctor to check if the medicine is working properly and let your doctor decide if you should continue or not. If your symptoms do not ameliorate within a few days or if they become worse, contact your doctor immediately.
- extrapyramidal reactions
- gynaecomastia constipation or diarrhea
- decreased libido
- skin rash
Potentially Fatal: Convulsions
- cardiac arrest
- dysrhythmias in patients with CV disease or hypokalaemia
- patients on cancer chemotherapy Seizures; hypertensive crisis in patients with phaeochromocytoma.
Although certain medicines (for example, ketoconazole, erythromycin, or ritonavir) should not be used together at all, in other cases two different medicines may be used together even if an interaction might occur. In these cases, your doctor may want to change the dose, or other precautions may be necessary. When you are receiving this medicine, it is especially important that your healthcare professional know if you are taking any other medicines.
Most often your doctor could advise about some daily foods especially alcohol, tobacco, grapefruit Juice, etc.
Hypersensitivity to the active ingredient. GI hemorrhage, obstruction and perforation, patients with prolactin releasing pituitary hormone, chronic admin or routine prophylaxis of postoperative nausea and vomiting.
Mode of actions
Domperidone is a peripheral dopamine-receptor blocker. It increases oesophageal peristalsis, enhances gastroduodenal coordination, and lowers oesophageal sphincter pressure, gastric motility, and peristalsis, thus facilitating gastric emptying and decreasing small bowel transit time.
Dosage & Administration
Adults: 10 - 20 mg every 4 - 8 hours daily
Children: 0.2 - 0.4 mg/kg every 4 - 8 hours daily.
Nausea and vomiting 10-20 mg 4-8 hourly. Max: 80 mg/day.
Non-ulcer dyspepsia 10-20 mg 3 times/day and at night.
Migraine 20 mg 4 hourly. Max: 4 doses/24 hr.
Rectal: Nausea and vomiting 60 mg twice daily.
Pregnancy & Lactation
Although animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women, but during pregnancy, this medicine can be used just when definitely required despite potential risks.
Mothers with a newborn baby who have used this drug during the last 3 months of pregnancy may seldom create symptoms including drowsiness, muscle stiffness or shakiness, feeding or breathing troubles, constant crying. If you notice any of these symptoms of your baby's particularly during their first month, tell the doctor immediately.
This medicine passes into breast milk. Talk to your doctor before breastfeeding.
Pack Size & Price
The information available on this medicine is only for informational purposes.
Never take Doperon without consulting the doctor.
Even, don’t take Doperon which has been given by the doctor for other persons
although you guys have the same disease. The above price of Doperon may differ
from the actual price in the local market for a variety of reasons, including local taxes and other factors.
This is the only approximate indicative price of this medicine.