Domperidone in Refractory Gastroparesis
The primary objective of this study is to prescribe oral domperidone for patients with gastroparesis who have failed or suffered adverse effects from standard medical therapy.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Yale Digestive Diseases 40 Temple St, Suite 1A
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00760461
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Chronic delayed gastric emptying. Gastroparesis may be caused by motor dysfunction or paralysis of STOMACH muscles or may be associated with other systemic diseases such as DIABETES MELLITUS.
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Abnormal distention of the STOMACH due to accumulation of gastric contents that may reach 10 to 15 liters. Gastric dilatation may be the result of GASTRIC OUTLET OBSTRUCTION; ILEUS; GASTROPARESIS; or denervation.