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Metoclopramide (By injection)

Metoclopramide (met-oh-KLOE-pra-mide)

Treats and prevents nausea and vomiting after surgery or cancer treatments. Relieves nausea, vomiting, and heartburn caused by a stomach problem called gastroparesis in patients with diabetes. Also used to help diagnose intestinal or stomach problems.

Brand Name(s):

Metoclopramide Novaplus

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to metoclopramide. You should not receive this medicine if you have a seizure disorder (epilepsy), bleeding or a blockage in the stomach or intestines, or a pheochromocytoma (adrenal gland tumor).

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

If a dose is missed:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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