What is Motilium?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Domperidone

Motillium is a Canadian brand name for domperidone used for to mange upper gastrointestinal (GI) motility disorders associated with gastritis and diabetic abdominal distention; and to prevent GI symptoms associated with use of dopamine-agonist anti-Parkinson agents. Not available in the US.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Nausea 10 2
Gastroparesis 5 5
Gastroesophageal reflux disease 2 0
Crohn's disease 1 0
Migraine headaches 1 1

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Motilium

Side effect Patients
Abdominal cramps 1
Serositis 1
Shortness of breath with little or minimal activity (ie standing) 1
Stomach pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Motilium

Dosage Patients
1 tablet(s) daily 1
5 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Motilium

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Other 2
Change in health plan coverage 1
Did not seem to work 1
Personal research 1
See all 6 patients who've stopped taking Motilium

Duration

Currently taking Motilium

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Motilium

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 9
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 7
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 6
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Motilium.