Domperidone is an anti-sickness medicine. It is used for the treatment of nausea and vomiting. It increases the movement of food into the stomach, thereby helps in indigestion. It is also used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease and gastroparesis (sluggish movements of the stomach). It belongs to the anti-emetic (emesis - vomiting) group of medicines. Domperidone is available in the form of a tablet, capsule, syrup, suspension, oral drops, rectal suppository. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting domperidone....
Q: In which all dosage forms is domperidone available?
A: Domperidone is available in the form of a tablet, capsule, syrup, suspension, oral drops, rectal suppository.
Q: How does domperidone work?
A: Domperidone works by blocking the action of dopamine (a chemical substance) in the brain, which causes nausea and vomiting. It also increases the movement of the stomach and intestines to allow easy movement of food through the stomach.