International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Short Communication | Medical Science | India | Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021


Long Term Abuse of Domperidone causing Hyperprolactinemia

Dr Shubha Agrawal [2]


Abstract: MDR Kochs patient on AKT since September 2019 along with proton pump inhibitor+Domperidone sustained release tablets since 9 months twice a day for gastritis and nausea, vomiting. Over a period of time kochs was getting healed however patient started complaining of increase in weight and breast since April 2020. Patient's TSH level was 5.63uIU/ml and prolactin level -76.97 ng/ml (normal range forTSH-0.45-4.5 uIU/ml and prolactin level -5.18-26.53 ng/ml). As a chest physician I started looking for AKT or any other drug induced causes of hyperprolactinemia. Patient refused to stop domperidone and started thyroid supplement.


Keywords: domperidone, hyperprolactinemia, medicine, adverse drug reactions


Edition: Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021,


Pages: 618 - 619


How to Cite this Article?

Dr Shubha Agrawal, "Long Term Abuse of Domperidone causing Hyperprolactinemia", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021, pp. 618-619, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SR201105123040

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