Table 4

Types of side effects experienced by 10 women taking the galactogogues during the trial (two women experienced two side effects each) and eight women when taking post-trial (open-label) metoclopramide (no side effects reported for open-label domperidone)

Side effectDomperidone (three women)Metoclopramide (seven women)Post-trial metoclopramide
Headache130
Diarrhoea111
Mood swings112
Depression002
Feeling dizzy100
Change in appetite010
Dry mouth010
Tingling, stinging, uncomfortable breasts010
Restless legs001
Itchy skin001
Less effective galactogogue1
Total488