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I have had ME for 24 years, now aged 65 and greatly improved,

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I have had ME for 24 years, now aged 65 and greatly improved, helped by low dose antidepressant SNRIs + tricyclics for pain only + until 3 months ago Domperidone for dreadful nausea (20 mg/day). Because of MHRA alert, GP told me to stop D abruptly which I did and it's been hell ever since, tried Lansoprazole and Stemetil, simply can't function with dreadful intermittent nausea......................all 'head' and mouth based, not gastric. GP says can't go back on it.........................what on EARTH can I do? Been on it >23 yrs yet dumped off it abruptly, withdrawal symptons not lessening : sick/bloat/sweat/shiver/constipation/foul taste..........................endless
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
What is it you were on for 23 years?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Domperidone : starting at ?80mg/day and gradually reducing over the past couple or so years to 20mg/day taken evenings

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I've already answered your question as below, confirming it was Domperidone : please could I have your answer as to whether there's anything else I can do as requested above. Thank you.

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 3 years ago.
Metoclopromide is an alternative
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