Metoclopramide Sunward

Metoclopramide Sunward

metoclopramide

Manufacturer:

Sunward

Distributor:

Apex Pharma Marketing
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Metoclopramide HCl
Indications/Uses
Prevent nausea & vomiting induced by drugs, radiation, anaesthesia or disease. Radiographic examination of the stomach & duodenum, promote rapid emptying of the stomach & as an aid to duodenal intubation.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 5-10 mg tds. Childn 5-14 yr 2.5-5 mg tds, 3-5 yr 2 mg bd/tds. Infant <1 yr 1 mg bd. Max dose: 0.5 mg/kg/day.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take ½ hr before meals.
Contraindications
Patients w/ pheochromocytoma sensitivity; intolerance to metoclopramide. Epileptics; patients receiving drugs which are likely to cause extrapyramidal reactions. GI hemorrhage, mechanical obstruction or perforation.
Special Precautions
Extrapyramidal effects especially dystonic reactions. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Restlessness, drowsiness, fatigue & lassitude.
Drug Interactions
Alcohol, sedatives, hypnotics, narcotics or tranquilizers. Anticholinergics eg, antihistamines, narcotic analgesics, digoxin, paracetamol, tetracycline, levodopa.
ATC Classification
A03FA01 - metoclopramide ; Belongs to the class of propulsives. Used in the treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Metoclopramide Sunward tab 10 mg
Packing/Price
10 × 10 × 10's
Form
Metoclopramide Sunward syr 5 mg/5 mL
Packing/Price
1 L x 1's;3.6 L x 1's;3.8 L x 1's
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