Domperidone induced galactorrhea: An unusual presentation of a common drug

Mary Anne Poovathingal, Rama Bhat, Ramamoorthi

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Domperidone is a prokinetic drug used for diabetic gastro paresis, hiccoughs, and vomiting. It is a peripheral D2 receptor antagonist with selective peripheral activity restricted to the upper gastro intestinal tract. It is not known to cross the blood brain barrier and hence, lacks neurological side effects. We would like to report a case of domperidone induced galactorrhea in a young female who presented with galactorrhea and other symptoms suggestive of prolactinoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)307-308
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Journal of Pharmacology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 07-06-2013

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)


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