metoclopramide

Adult
Uses
  • gastrointestinal dysmotility
  • nausea
  • vomiting (available on site)
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • mechanical or paralytic intestinal obstruction
Drug interactions
  • hypnotics, narcotics, tranquilizers, monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)
Cautions
  • may cause extrapyramidal side effects
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • diarrhea
  • abdominal cramping
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
5mg; 5-20mg three times a day
Monitoring
  • physical exam
Source of Suggestion