Metoclopramide
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Metoclopramide?

(met oh KLOE pra mide)

• This medicine is used in patients receiving tube feedings who have high residuals.

• This medicine is used to treat heartburn.

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat nausea and vomiting.

• This medicine is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have heart disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have mental illness, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have Parkinson's disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid alcohol, quit smoking, elevate head of the bed, avoid large meals before bed, lose weight, and avoid fatty foods, chocolate, caffeine, or citrus.

• You may not be alert. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities until you see how this medicine affects you.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are...

 
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