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

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