FAQs ABOUT DOMPERON SUSPENSION
What is DOMPERON SUSPENSION and why is it prescribed?
DOMPERON SUSPENSION contains Domperidone which belongs to the group of medicines called Dopamine antagonists. It is used in treating nausea and vomiting.
How long can I take DOMPERON SUSPENSION?
It is recommended that DOMPERON SUSPENSION be taken for the shortest period and at the lowest dose. This is because DOMPERON SUSPENSION can cause an irregular heartbeat when taken for a longer period or at a high dose. Ask for your doctor’s advice.
Can I take DOMPERON SUSPENSION with antibiotics?
Use of DOMPERON SUSPENSION with antibiotics like erythromycin, levofloxacin, and some antifungals is not recommended as this can cause interaction. Please consult your doctor for advice before using any antibiotics with DOMPERON SUSPENSION.
Does DOMPERON SUSPENSION increase milk secretion?
Yes, DOMPERON SUSPENSION can increase milk secretion also known as galactorrhoea. This is an uncommon side effect of using DOMPERON SUSPENSION. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing this side effect while taking this medicine.
Does DOMPERON SUSPENSION cause heart problems?
DOMPERON SUSPENSION may be associated with an increased risk of heart problems (like an irregular heartbeat) and heart attacks. The risk also increases when DOMPERON SUSPENSION is given together with other medicines. Inform the doctor of your medication history when taking DOMPERON SUSPENSION.
Does DOMPERON SUSPENSION cause dry mouth?
Yes, DOMPERON SUSPENSION can cause dry mouth. Dry mouth can be managed by chewing sugar-free gum or sucking on sugar-free hard candies to stimulate the flow of saliva. Sip water at regular intervals of time. Do not use mouthwashes that contain alcohol because they can be drying. Consult your physician for advice.
What is the best time to take DOMPERON SUSPENSION?
It is recommended to take DOMPERON SUSPENSION before meals. If taken after meals, absorption of the medicine is somewhat delayed. Patients should try to take each dose of DOMPERON SUSPENSION at a scheduled time to avoid missing a dose.