What is Metoclopramide?
Metoclopramide Injection is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Nausea And Vomiting Due To Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy And Migraine, Gastritis, Heartburn, Hiccups, Lactation Failure, Heartburn Caused By Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and other conditions.
Metoclopramide Injection contains Metoclopramide as an active ingredient.
Metoclopramide Injection works by controlling vomiting sensations and speeds up emptying of stomach.
Detailed information related to Metoclopramide Injection’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Metoclopramide Injection Uses
Metoclopramide Injection is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Nausea And Vomiting Due To Chemotherapy, Radiotherapy And Migraine
· Lactation Failure
· Heartburn Caused By Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Metoclopramide Injection Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Metoclopramide Injection improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Controlling vomiting sensations and speeds up emptying of stomach.
Metoclopramide Injection – Composition and Active Ingredients
Metoclopramide Injection is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
· Metoclopramide (5 MG)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Metoclopramide Injection – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Metoclopramide Injection. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Slow Heartbeats
· Increased Prolactin Hormone Level In Both Men And Women
· Irregular Periods In Women
· Uncontrollable Movements
Metoclopramide Injection – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Adverse reactions including dizziness, nervousness and headache
· Congestive heart failure
· Patients with hypertension