The effect of chronic oral domperidone therapy on gastrointestinal symptoms, gastric emptying, and quality of life in patients with gastroparesis.

@article{Soykan1997TheEO,
  title={The effect of chronic oral domperidone therapy on gastrointestinal symptoms, gastric emptying, and quality of life in patients with gastroparesis.},
  author={Irfan Soykan and Irene Sarosiek and R. W. McCallum},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1997},
  volume={92 6},
  pages={976-80}
}
OBJECTIVE Our aim was to determine whether domperidone could improve the symptoms of patients with gastroparesis, accelerate gastric emptying, and enhance quality of life. METHODS Seventeen patients (13 women, 4 men; mean age 42.9 yr) with documented gastroparesis were evaluated. A baseline gastric emptying study was performed using an isotope-labeled solid meal and a follow-up study was repeated > or =6 months after initiating domperidone therapy. The severity of nausea, vomiting, abdominal… CONTINUE READING