Definition of Domperidone

1. Noun. (pharmaceutical drug) An antidopaminergic drug used to suppress nausea and vomiting. ¹



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Medical Definition of Domperidone

1. A specific blocker of dopamine receptors. It speeds gastrointestinal peristalsis, causes prolactin release, and is used as antiemetic and tool in the study of dopaminergic mechanisms. Pharmacological action: antiemetics, dopamine antagonists. Chemical name: 2H-Benzimidazol-2-one, 5-chloro-1-(1-(3-(2,3-dihydro-2-oxo-1H-benzimidazol-1-yl)propyl)-4-piperidinyl)-1,3-dihydro- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Domperidone

domiodol
domiphen bromide
domitable
domite
domme
dommes
dommies
dommy
domoic
domoic acid
domophobia
domotic
domotics
domovoi
domovoy
domperidone (current term)
doms
domy
don'
don't
don't-know
don't be penny wise and pound foolish
don't call us, we'll call you
don't cha
don't count your chickens before they're hatched
don't cry over spilled milk
don't cry over spilt milk

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