May 19 2022

Classification of the active ingredient domperidone

Risk level in pregnancy: This medicine is classified as Category C.

The United States FDA has not authorized the use of domperidone in humans

Update 18.07.2009

Meaning of category C

Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.