How does Domperidone work?
Domperidone is a type of medicine called a dopamine antagonist. Domperidone blocks the dopamine receptors found in part of the brain called the chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ). By blocking the dopamine receptors in the chemoreceptor trigger zone, it prevents nausea messages from being sent to the vomiting centre in the brain and this reduces the sensation of nausea and prevents vomiting.
How do I take Domperidone?
Domperidone is most often prescribed as a capsule or tablet to be taken orally. It is usually taken one hour before a meal at the same time daily or as directed by your doctor. Domperidone can stop food from flowing the incorrect direction through the stomach and prevents reflux.
All medicines do have side effects associated with taking them however not everyone will suffer from them. All medication will come with side effect information from the manufactures. It is also best you talk to your doctor if you have any concerns as they maybe able to change the dose you are currently taking or change medications. Common side effects include:
- Skin reaction
- Excess gas
- Stomach aches and cramps
Please see your doctor for more information and to check if the medication conflicts with any existing medical conditions or medications you are currently taking.
How do I buy Domperidone online?
First you need to obtain a valid prescription through an online consultation to purchase Domperidone as it is a prescription medication. This is a free and short consultation from the privacy of your home. This replaces the face-to-face consult you would normally have with a doctor. Once you have been approved Domperidone will be sent out to you.