Are there any potential side effects for the baby when mother uses Domperidone to increase supply?

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Registered: 01-02-2011
Are there any potential side effects for the baby when mother uses Domperidone to increase supply?
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Sun, 01-09-2011 - 1:27pm

I am considering ordering Domperidone, but I wanted to be sure that there

iVillage Member
Registered: 12-09-2010
I have beentold that in the US it's being pulled from use for breastfeeding moms but I don't know for sure...may be worth looking into though...
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Registered: 08-05-2010

There is no such thing as a 'safe' drug so you should definitely talk to your MD and/or pharmacist about side effects to be concerned about.

Here is a link to info about Domperidone and breastfeeding:

http://www.nbci.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=14

If you want to scare yourself and read about some adverse reactions to domperidone, check out this link to the Canadian Adverse Reaction newsletter:

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/medeff/bulletin/carn-bcei_v17n1-eng.php#a2