Domperidone

Domperidone belongs to the dopamine antagonists group of drugs. As it is an antiemetic agent, it is used to treat nausea and vomiting. It also quickens the movement of the food passing through the gut, which is helpful during a stomach infection.

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What can be the cause of my digestive symptoms?

Query: Hello doctor, Before two years, I started experiencing a feeling that I need to vomit. It would stay constant. I never did vomit as a result of that, but it stayed for approximately 8 months. I could not sleep or eat well, because of that feel. Accompanied with that feeling was extreme constipation....  Read Full »


Dr. Anshuman Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your problem seems to be more of gastrointestinal motility disorder rather than a disease. Intestinal motility depends on various factors like the type of food, water and psychological factors. If one constantly occupies his mind with it, then the situation even...  Read Full »

How early can the initial symptoms of pregnancy start?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old female. I have been having lower back pain and cramps for two days now, but my period is not due until a week and a half away. I have a regular 28-day cycle and I think I ovulated between the 18th and 23rd of this month. I have been having a little bit of upset stoma...  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you get an ultrasound done to rule out any abnormality. If your cycles are 28 days, then you ovulate around the day-14 of your cycle and not day-18 because the second phase of the cycle always remains constant at 14 days. If you had unprotected sexual act, ...  Read Full »

Are the tightness in my chest and labored breathing due to walking?

Query: Hello doctor,Five years ago, I quit smoking. I am a 34-year-old male who weighs 220 lbs. I had health anxiety and had asthma tests, ECG, EKG, and chest x-rays done. I drank fairly often for four years. Over the last three months, the frequency picked up, and I was getting really drunk. Over the four...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer a few questions so I can assess better- Does this occur only during exercise and is relieved with rest? Do you still smoke? Do you have any other symptoms of gastritis and reflux, like nausea, abdominal pain, chest burning, etc.? This can occur just d...  Read Full »

I suffer from nausea and have been taking tablet Domstal 10 mg regularly. Can I use this medication long-term?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from nausea. I have been taking tablet Domstal 10 twice a day for the past year. All test reports were normal, and the endoscopy revealed a slight hiatus hernia. I attempted to discontinue tablet Domstal, but the condition returned. I get relief from nausea by taking tablet...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You are most likely suffering from functional nausea syndrome (nausea that originates in the brain and has no explanation in other sections of the stomach). On the other hand, the tablet Domperidone (Domstal) is a symptomatic medicati...  Read Full »

I have headaches, eye pain and vomiting. Kindly advice.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36 year old female. I have a cluster head ache for the past five years. I feel severe pain behind my eye, which normally ends with vomiting. This happens for three to four days at a stretch. I do not want to undergo any surgery immediately. Hence, kindly advise me medications t...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I want to inform you that a cluster headache is a type of a migraine and it needs to be managed like one. The guidelines suggest that if you have two or more days lost in a month due to a headache, t...  Read Full »

What are the typical symptoms of asthma?

Query: Hello doctor, A couple of months ago, I started feeling tightness in chest, shortness of breath, and overall fatigue. I went to a walk-in clinic, they did an EKG, and everything was fine. They asked me to follow-up with a physician. The nurse conducted a complete blood test and a chest x-ray, and ev...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. My impression about your illness is gastritis and reflux disease, which is leading to reflux of acid into the lungs causing bronchoconstriction. This bronchoconstriction leads to shortness of breath and asthma-like pattern on the pulmonary function test (PFT). The pr...  Read Full »

What is causing my chest pains?

Query: Hi doctor, For the last two years I have been suffering from severe chest pain. The exact location is behind the breast and the pain radiates to the left hand. I have done enough of evaluation like TMT, 2D echo, lipid profile, MRI thoracic area, MRI cervical, CT chest with contrast and other blood t...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. As per your details, there are only two possibilities:Atypical anxiety chest pain. Gastroesophageal reflux disease with hiatus hernia.My recommendation is to get an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy done. If that is normal, then we can go ahead wit...  Read Full »

How can I prevent migraine headache?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from migraine from my school time. Just before 2 years a neurologist suggested me Naproxen 500, which I am taking when I am getting an attack. But in the summer I am getting the attack twice a day and this is only the cure. But the headache is killing me. Please someone...  Read Full »


Dr. Lohit Chauhan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. While for acute attacks Naproxen + Domperidone is fine, but to prevent the attacks from happening you should take migraine prophylaxis. You could try a beta-blocker (Metoprolol, Propranolol) extended-release tablets or use SSRI's (Amitryptiline, etc.). Also, Triptans...  Read Full »

Is GERD(Gastroesophageal reflux disease) curable permanently through medicines?

Query: Dear Doctor, Is GERD curable through medicines permanently? If yes, kindly prescribe the medicines. I have consulted many doctors and taken tablets, but after a few days it is troubling again. Please prescribe some permanent solution to this.  Read Full »


Dr. E. Venkata Ramana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease) can be treated effectively with medications like omeprazole, pantoprazole, and with combination of prokinetic drugs like domperidone. In addition to drugs, the modification of life style is important such as: Eating small quanti...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for recurrent chest pain in my father with normal ECG results?

Query: Hello doctor, This is regarding my father. On the first of this month, he got an ECG,  which was normal. On the third, he had a little pain in his chest and his left hand. On the fourth, he got an ECG done again, which showed abnormalities in the Q waves. He was recommended a 2D echo and TMT. Both...  Read Full »


Dr. Amiya Kumar Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Q wave abnormalities to a certain extent in certain leads are inconclusive. If the overall TMT,  cardiac echo, and ECG are normal, there is no need to worry. Be on a follow-up with ur cardiologist. Take Pantop DSR (a combination of Pantoprazole and Domperidone), o...  Read Full »

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