The "Motilium" medication (suspension), the price of whichis about 185 rubles, belongs to the category of drugs used in the pathology of the gastrointestinal tract. The drug stimulates intestinal peristalsis, has antiemetic effect. The active ingredient is domperidone. This substance has the properties of some neuroleptics, but it does not have an extrapyramidal side effect, manifested in the form of parkinsonism, tremor, tic, dystonia and other symptoms. In practical studies, the ability to strengthen the secretion of prolactin has been established.
The drug "Motilium" (suspension) is recommended fordisorders of dyspeptic type, provoked by delayed emptying of the stomach, gastroesophageal reflux, esophagitis (with a feeling of overflow, flatulence, heartburn, vomiting, belching, tenderness in the epigastrium). Indications include vomiting and nausea caused by the intake of dopamine agonists, as well as the same symptoms that are infectious, organic, functional in nature or triggered by dietary disorders, radiotherapy, drug therapy.
"Motilium" medication (suspension) (instruction onapplication warns of this) is not recommended for perforation in the digestive tract, obstruction in the digestive tract of the mechanical type, prolactinome - tumor of the pituitary gland secreting prolactin. Contraindications also include bleeding in the intestine, hypersensitivity to the components. It is not recommended to take medication with concomitant medications such as Ketoconazole, Erythromycin, Fluconazole, Clarithromycin, Amiodarone, Telithromycin. Do not prescribe medicine during pregnancy and during lactation.
A medicine in the form of a syrup is recommended for children up tofive years. Dosage is calculated in accordance with the weight - 2.5 ml / 10 kg. The medicine is given before eating, until sleep. The amount of the drug is divided into three or four doses during the day. In the presence of renal failure, it is recommended to increase the interval between doses. Dose adjustment, as a rule, is not required. If necessary, in a re-appointment, the frequency of drug use is reduced to 1-2 ml. The amount of the drug can also be reduced.
On the basis of medication may occurhyperprolactinemia (increased prolactin level), amenorrhea, extrapyramidal type diseases in children of reversible nature (eliminated after discontinuation of therapy). To the negative consequences of treatment with the drug "Motilium" (suspension), the instruction for use refers to allergies, intestinal spasm reduction, and digestive disorders. When taking medication by children up to a year, neurological disorders are likely. On the background of taking in an increased dose, side effects are intensified. In addition, there is drowsiness, disorientation, extrapyramidal disorders.