Unusual presentation of domperidone induced galactorrhoea in postmenopausal women: a case report

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences,2023,13,4,2898-2899.
Published:April 2024
Type:Research Article
Author(s) affiliations:

Aparna Grigorious1, Akash Jose1, Roy J Mukkada2

1.Department of Pharmacy Practice, St Joseph's College of Pharmacy, Cherthala, Kerala, India

2.Department of Gastroenterology, VPS lakeshore hospital, Kochi, Kerala, India.


Domperidone is a medication primarily used to relieve nausea and vomiting. Galactorrhoea, the production of breast milk in individuals not breastfeeding is an uncommon adverse effect of domperidone. Here we present a case of a 60-year-old post-menopausal women who developed domperidone induced galactorrhoea, which adds insights in identifying an uncommon side effect of domperidone that has a limited documentation in the medical literature. Her complaints were completely resolved on de-challenge of suspected drug, Domperidone.

Unusual presentation of domperidone induced Galactorrhoea in postmenopausal women: a case report