Motilium - Instructions, Application, Indications

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Motilium - Instructions, Application, Indications
Motilium - Instructions, Application, Indications

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Instructions for use:

  1. 1. Pharmacological action
  2. 2. Release form
  3. 3. Indications for use
  1. 4. Contraindications
  2. 5. Instructions for use
  3. 6. Side effects

Prices in online pharmacies:

from 350 rubles.


Motilium tablets
Motilium tablets

Motilium - a drug for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases

pharmachologic effect

Motilium is a stimulant of intestinal peristalsis, has an antiemetic effect.

The active substance of Motilium is domperidone, which is characterized by the action of some antipsychotics, but unlike them, it does not cause extrapyramidal side effects (parkinsonism, dystonia, tremor, chorea, athetosis, akathisia, tic, myoclonus, stereotypy). It has also been found that domperidone enhances the release of prolactin (a peptide hormone that stimulates milk production).

Motilium increases tone and pressure on the sphincter of the lower esophagus. The drug has no effect on the production of gastric juice.

Release form

They produce ordinary tablets, lingual (for resorption), Motilium suspension.

Indications for use of Motilium

Motilium according to the instructions is prescribed for: dyspeptic disorders caused by slow gastric emptying, gastroesophageal reflux, esophagitis (vomiting, flatulence, feeling of fullness and bloating, belching, heartburn, nausea, epigastric pain), with nausea, vomiting, agonists patients suffering from Parkinson's disease (for example, Levodopa, Bromocriptine), with nausea and vomiting of organic, infectious, functional origin, nausea and vomiting caused by radiation therapy, diet disturbance, drug therapy.

Motilium is effective for children - with cyclic vomiting, regurgitation syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux, and other disorders of gastric motility in children.


According to the instructions, Motilium is not used for: perforation of the gastrointestinal tract, its obstruction of a mechanical nature, with a tumor of the pituitary gland that produces prolactin, with gastrointestinal bleeding, with hypersensitivity to the active substance, and excipients of the drug.

According to the indicated indications, Motilium should not be used simultaneously with ketoconazole, erythromycin, voriconazole, fluconazole, amiodarone, clarithromycin, telithromycin.

During lactation, pregnancy, it is not recommended to use the drug.

Instructions for using Motilium

Motilium for children weighing 35 kg and more is prescribed in the form of coated tablets.

According to the indications indicated in the instructions, Motilium sublingual tablets are given only to children after 5 liters, adults.

Suspension Motilium is indicated for children under 5 liters.

Motilium is indicated for dyspeptic disorders, children and adults are taken 15-30 minutes before meals, 10 mg three times a day. The permissible dose is 80 mg / day. Children over 12 yrs, adults are allowed to double the dosage if necessary.

Motilium for children - suspension
Motilium for children - suspension

Suspension Motilium is taken at the rate of 2.5 ml per 10 kg of the child's weight. You can only double the dosage for children after a year. The permissible dosage is 2.4 mg / kg / day, but not more than 80 mg / day.

For the treatment of vomiting and nausea in adults, children after 12 years. According to the instructions, Motilium is prescribed to take in the amount of 20 mg 3-4r / day. before eating, going to bed. The permissible dose is 80 mg / day. Children 5-12 yrs. give 10mg 3-4r / day. The dosage of the suspension is calculated as follows: 5ml / 10kg of weight, taken before meals, before bedtime (3-4r / day). The permissible dose is 2.4 mg / kg / day, not more than 80 mg.

The use of Motilium in patients with renal insufficiency is shown to be carried out at longer time intervals. There is no need to adjust the dosage. If it is necessary to reapply, the frequency of application of Motilium is reduced to 1-2r / day, while the dosage can also be reduced.

Side effects

Motilium can cause amenorrhea, hyperprolactinemia (a disease in which the level of prolactin rises), gynecomastia, reversible extrapyramidal pathologies in children (disappear after drug withdrawal), gastrointestinal disorder, spastic intestinal contractions, allergic reactions.

In children under one year old, Motilium can cause neurological disorders.

An overdose of the drug can cause disorientation, drowsiness, extrapyramidal disorders (most often occur in children). For the treatment of extrapyramidal disorders, anticholinergic agents, drugs for the treatment of Parkinson's disease can be prescribed. They begin to eliminate the symptoms of an overdose with a gastric lavage procedure.

Motilium: prices in online pharmacies

Drug name



Motilium Express 10 mg lozenges 10 pcs.

RUB 350


Motilium Express 10 mg lozenges 30 pcs.

RUB 400


Motilium 10 mg film-coated tablets 30 pcs.

541 r


Motilium tablets p.p. 10mg 30 pcs.

556 r


Motilium 1 mg / ml oral suspension 100 ml 1 pc.

577 r


Motilium express tablets for rassas. 10mg 30 pcs.

652 r


Motilium suspension for internal approx. 1mg / ml 100ml

689 r


Information about the drug is generalized, provided for informational purposes only and does not replace the official instructions. Self-medication is hazardous to health!

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