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Domperidone (Motilium)

PO, 1 mg/ml suspen sion, 10 cc q 8H if with epigast ric pain

Facilitates gastric emptying and decreases small bowel transit time by increasing esophageal and gastric peristalsis and by lowering esophageal sphin cter pressure.

The relief of nausea and vomiting, epigastric sense of fullness, upper abdominal discomfort and regurgitation of gastric contents.

Known hypersensitivity to domperidone or any of the excipients.

Immune System Disorder: Very rare; Allergic reaction Nervous system disord ers: Very rare; extrapyramidal side effects. Gastro-intestinal disorders: Rare gastrointestinal disorders including very rare transient intestinal cramps Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders: Very rare; urticaria Reproductive system a nd breast disorders: Rare; galactorrhoea, gynaecomastia, amenorrhoea

1. Take this medication by mouth as prescribed usually 30 minutes before meals and at bedtime 2. Monitor for persistence of nausea and vomiting to evaluate the effectiveness of the drug. 3. Monitor for signs of abdominal discomfort such as epigastric pain or abdominal fullness. 4. Monitor vital signs to determine signs of dehydration 5. Perform oral care 6. Do not increase your dose or take this more 7. Tell patient that she may get dizzy or drowsy with this drug, tell him not to sit or stand quickly.