A comparison of efficacy of domperidone and placebo among postnatal women with inadequate breast milk production

  • Inam I
  • Hashmi A
  • Shahid A
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Abstract

Aim: To compare the efficacy of domperidone and placebo among postnatal women with inadequate breast milk production. Study design: It was a randomized clinical trial. Duration of study: From March 2012 to September 2012. Material and method: Women delivered at term with inadequate milk production from the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Jinnah Hospital, Lahore. Result: We recorded most of the patients in both groups between 20-25 years i.e., 24(48%) in Treatment Group and 21(42%) in Control Group, mean and sd was calculated as 25.76+/-2.21 in Treatment Group and 26.59+/-2.88 years in Control Group. Comparison of efficacy of Domperidone and placebo among postnatal women with inadequate breast milk production was done which reveals 36(72%) in Treatment Group and 11(22%) in Control Group, chi square test was applied which shows 0.002 as p value which shows significant milk production in treatment group. Conclusion: Domperidone is found to be significantly higher effective than the placebo among postnatal women with inadequate breast milk production.

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  • Domperidone
  • Efficacy
  • Inadequate breast milk production
  • Postnatal women

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  • ISSN: 19967195
  • PUI: 370001555
  • SGR: 84885416292
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-84885416292

Authors

  • Iram Inam

  • Ayesha Bashir Hashmi

  • Amna Shahid

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