A passport to safe prescribing
Answer: DOMPERIDONE (Motilium) is preferred. 1,2
Avoid the antiemetics metoclopramide (e.g. Maxolon, Pramin) and prochlorperazine (e.g. Pharmacor Prozine, ProCalm, Stemetil) in these patients as they have centrally acting dopamine-blocking effects.
A plastic card stating ‘I have Parkinson’s’, and that metoclopramide and prochlorperazine are contraindicated, is available as part of the Parkinson’s Passport produced by Parkinson’s