Domperidone vs Nexium

Domperidone
Nexium
(Rx)
Nexium is a peptic ulcer medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for GERD
5.0
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for GERD
2.0
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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Not Available
February 20, 2001
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
47,230 Discussions
78,308 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Reflux
#2 for Lactation
#3 for Nausea
#4 for Vomiting
#5 for Sickness
#6 for GERD
#7 for Gastroparesis
Our data suggest that Domperidone is taken for Nausea, Vomiting, GERD and Gastroparesis, although it is not approved for these conditions. It is approved for Reflux. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take Domperidone for Lactation, although this is not an approved use.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for GERD
#2 for Reflux
#3 for Heartburn
#4 for Ulcers
#5 for Stomach Pain
#6 for Gastritis
#7 for Burps
#8 for Bloating
#10 for Indigestion
Nexium is prescribed for GERD, Reflux and Heartburn and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dom
Weight Gain
10
Weight Loss
3
Headaches
2
Diarrhea
2
Asthma
2
Osteoporosis
1
Weakness
1
Heart Disease
1
Spasms
1
Shortness of Breath
1
Nex
Weight Loss
4
Weight Gain
3
Dizziness
2
Lump in throat
2
Weakness
2
Palpitations
1
Anemia
1
Hoarseness
1
Migraines
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
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Domperidone
Dom
Nexium
Nex
Weight Gain
Dom
Nex
10
3
Weight Loss
Dom
Nex
3
4
Headaches
Dom
Nex
2
0
Diarrhea
Dom
Nex
2
0
Asthma
Dom
Nex
2
0
Osteoporosis
Dom
Nex
1
0
Weakness
Dom
Nex
1
2
Heart Disease
Dom
Nex
1
0
Spasms
Dom
Nex
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Dom
Nex
1
0
Weight Loss
Nex
Dom
4
3
Weight Gain
Nex
Dom
3
10
Dizziness
Nex
Dom
2
0
Lump in throat
Nex
Dom
2
0
Weakness
Nex
Dom
2
1
Palpitations
Nex
Dom
1
0
Anemia
Nex
Dom
1
0
Hoarseness
Nex
Dom
1
0
Migraines
Nex
Dom
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nex
Dom
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Nexium during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Domperidone and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Nexium and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Granules: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg
Capsule: 20 mg, 40 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Domperidone
Esomeprazole Mag Trihydrate, Esomeprazole Sodium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Domperidone and Nexium: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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