Published: 2020-10-21

Domperidone induced galactorrhea: rare presentation of a common drug

Suman Ruhela, Indira Sahu, Manish Ruhela, Rakesh Kumar Ola


Domperidone is one of the cheapest and also effective anti-emetic drugs which is very commonly used as an over-the-counter drug. Galactorrhoea is a rare side effect of domperidone. We report a case of a female patient who was prescribed domperidone for migraine headache with vomiting. While taking the drug, she developed galactorrhoea, and after discontinuing domperidone therapy, her galactorrhoea subsided.


Domperidone, Galactorrhoea, Migraine headache

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