Logo - International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding

Domperidone in Lactation: Use as a Galactagogue

Author(s):  Albright Lisa M

Issue:  Sep/Oct 2004 - Topical Treatments in Wound Healing
View All Articles in Issue

Abstract:  Domperidone, a synthetic benzimidazole compound, has been beneficial primarily as a prokinetic agent for treating upper gastrointestinal motility disorders; however, it is now gaining popularity as a galactagogue (a substance facilitating milk production)

Related Keywords: Lisa Albright, PhD, dopamine receptor antagonist, gastric, FDA, Breast feeding, milk supply, induced lactation, other countries

Related Categories: PEDIATRICS

Purchase this article for download in electronic PDF format from IJPC at for $35 at:

Search the entire IJPC archive by keyword, topic, or issue at: