Metoclon 10X10 Tablets
Brand : indus pharma
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
Nausea & Vomiting
How it works
This medicine works by blocking the action of a chemical in the brain which causes nausea and vomiting. It also acts in the stomach and upper intestine to increase muscle contractions.
USAGE AND SAFETY
• Drowsiness, tiredness • restlessness • dizziness, headache • bowel irregularities • insomnia • anxiety • agitation uncontrolled or repeated movements, e.g. sucking or smacking of the lips, darting of the tongue, chewing movements, uncontrolled movements of the arms or legs. This may be a sign of tardive dyskinesia, a movement disorder which can be potentially irreversible. • fast heartbeat • depression • swelling of hands, ankles or feet.
Tranquilizers or anti-anxiety medications , strong pain relievers (e.g. codeine or morphine) , sedatives or sleeping medication , atropine-like medications (e.g. some cold preparations, travel sickness medicines) , tetracycline antibiotics, paracetamol, levodopa , digoxin.
In adults this medicine is used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by infectious diseases, migraine, kidney disease, child birth, other medications, cancer, or following surgery, chemotherapy or radiation treatment.
When not to Use
Do not take Metoclopramide if you have an allergy to: • Any medicine containing Metoclopramide • Any of the ingredients in the list.
The use of metoclopramide in patients under 20 years should be restricted to the following : Severe intractable vomiting of known cause. Vomiting associated with radiotherapy and intolerance to cytotoxic drugs. As an aid to gastro-intestinal intubation and diagnostic radiology. As part of the premedication before surgical procedures. If vomiting persists the patient should be re- assessed to exclude the possibility of an underlying disorder, e.g. cerebral irritation.
To avoid adverse reactions, adhere strictly to dosage recommendations where prolonged therapy is considered necessary, patients should be regularly reviewed.
If you are about to be started on any new medicine, remind your doctor and pharmacist that you are taking Metoclopramide.
This medicine may cause dizziness, light-headedness, tiredness or drowsiness in some people. If you have any of these symptoms, do not drive, operate machinery or do anything else that could be dangerous.
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.