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Metoclopramide

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    Oral / IM / IV
    Metoclopramide
    Maxolon, Pramin 
     
    Selectively binds D2 receptors
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Antagonise CNS dopamine receptors, resulting in reduction in nausea and increased upper GI motility.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Nausea / vomiting
    • Gastroparesis
    • Adverse Effects
    • Restlessness / anxiety / agitation
    • Fatigue
    • Headache / dizziness
    • Diarrhoea
    • Dystonic reactions (rare)
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