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


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


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

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