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04.06  Expand sub section  Drugs used in nausea and vertigo
04.06  Expand sub section  Antihistamines
04.06  Expand sub section  Phenothiazines and related drugs
04.06  Expand sub section  Domperidone and metoclopramide
Domperidone
(tablet/liquid/suppositories)
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unlicensed unlicensed suppositories. Also used off-label for stimulation of lactation (contra-indicated in patients with known cardiac problems).

Short-term use only. No longer indicated as a motility stimulant.

 
Link  Domperidone for nausea and vomiting: lack of efficacy in children; reminder of contraindications in adults and adolescents
Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update May 2014: domperidone risk of cardiac side effects
   
Metoclopramide
(tablet/liquid/injection)
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Short term use only. No longer indicated as a motility stimulant

 
Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update Aug 2013: metoclopramide risk of neurological adverse effects
   
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04.06  Expand sub section  Neurokinin receptor antagonist
04.06  Expand sub section  Hyoscine
04.06  Expand sub section  Other drugs for Ménière's disease
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Status Description

Green

Suitable for prescribing by all in both primary and secondary care.  

Amber Recommended

Specialist recommended but suitable for continuation in primary care.  

Amber Initiation

Specialist initiated but suitable for continuation in primary care.  

Amber SCG

Specialist initiated and for continuation in primary care under a locally approved shared care guideline.  

Red

Suitable for prescribing in specialist settings (secondary care) only.   

Red Specialist Centre

Secondary care medicines to be used under specialised commissioning arrangements only.  

Blue

For primary care, either via FP10 or supplied through specialist services. These products may be stocked by hospital pharmacies only for supply to primary care units/wards or for continuing supplies for patients admitted on therapy.  

Black

Not recommended for use.  

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