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Side effects such as feeling drowsy, nervous, agitated or irritable or having a fit are more likely to happen in children. Small amounts of Motilium have been detected in breast-milk. How to store Motilium 6. Renal Impairment Since the elimination half-life of domperidone is prolonged in severe renal impairment, on repeated administration, the dosing frequency of Motilium should be reduced to once or twice daily depending on the severity of the impairment, and the dose may need to be reduced.
Overdosing may cause extrapyramidal symptoms in children, but other causes should be taken into consideration. It is possible that the leaflet in your medicine pack may differ from this version because it may have been updated since your medicine was packaged. What Motilium 10mg Film-Coated Tablets look like and contents of the pack Each pack contains 30 or 100 white to cream coloured, film-coated tablets with Motilium stamped on one side.
Such patients on prolonged therapy should be reviewed regularly see sections 4. The usual dose is: A 2- to 3-fold accumulation of domperidone AUC was observed with repeated four times daily every 5 hr dosing of domperidone for 4 days. Do not take Motilium Tablets after the expiry date stated on the pack.
In domperidone users, especially in adults, extrapyramidal side effects are very rare, but domperidone promotes the release of prolactin from the pituitary. For young babies, give domperidone four times each day.
Reviewed by: Possible side effects 5. It does not need to be kept in the fridge.
This medicine contains lactose. Occurrence of adverse effects, in particular cardiac effects cannot be excluded after exposure via breast milk.
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