What Are The Uses Of Metoclopramide?
Metoclopramide is a dopamine-receptor antagonist and is used:
- To relieve heartburn
- To treat the gastroesophageal reflux after a meal or during the day.
- To treat symptoms such as nausea caused due to slow emptying of stomach in diabetic patients
Sometimes, it is also used for treating migraine.
What Are The Side Effects Of Metoclopramide?
Usual side effects are:
- Fatigue and restlessness
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Incontinence, which is lack of control over urination and defecation
What Are The Contraindications Of Metoclopramide?
Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:
- Parkinson’s disease
- bowel obstruction