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Metoclopramide (Generic) Tablets

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Description

Metoclopramide is an oral tablet prescribed for the prevention of nausea, vomiting and reflux, plus it aids in the treatment of other gastric disorders. Veterinarians sometimes use this drug for the treatment of stomach disorders in companion animals. Customers may receive this drug under the name Reglan.

Uses

Metoclopramide is an oral medication used to normalize the function of the digestive system to help treat vomiting, nausea and reflux disease.

Possible Side Effects

Possible side effects may include dizziness, confusion, drowsiness, diarrhea, nausea, increased urination and fluid retention. Possible allergic reactions that require immediate attention include difficulty breathing, swelling of the lips, face and tongue, hives, uncontrollable spasm of any body part, depression, anxiety or agitation, insomnia, seizures and yellowing of the skin or eyes.

Drug & Food Interactions

Inform your vet if your pet has taken any monoamine oxidase inhibitors including selegiline or Anipryl within the past 14 days, cyclosporine, digoxin, tetracycline, insulin, a narcotic pain reliever, antispasmodic medications such as Bentyl, or anticholinergics.

Precautions

Metoclopramide should be avoided in dogs with pseudopregnancy, as it can cause prolactin release.

This drug is FDA-approved for human use. However, it is common practice for veterinarians to prescribe such drugs for use in dogs and cats.

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  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146795
  • Generic Name
    Metoclopramide
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Reglan
  • For Use With
    Dogs & Cats
  • Administration Form
    Oral
  • Product Form
    Tablet
  • Health Condition
    Vomiting
  • Drug Type
    Gastrointestinal Prokinetic
Ingredients
Ingredients

Metoclopramide.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Give this medication as directed. Do not stop this medication or change dosage.

Storage Instructions

Store at controlled room temperatures between 68° - 77°F.

FAQ

What is Metoclopramide?

Metoclopramide is a drug used to treat nausea, vomiting, and reflux disease by normalizing their digestive system function.

What are the benefits of Metoclopramide?

  • Controls vomiting and esophageal reflux.
  • Aids in treatment of gastric disorders.
  • Treats dogs and cats with ileus.

How is this medication given?

Metoclopramide is given orally with plenty of water. Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian.

How does this medication work?

Metoclopramide normalizes stomach contractions so that food and bile can pass in the correct direction. Metoclopramide also acts directly on the brain to help reduce vomiting. Additionally, metoclopramide is able to cross a biochemical blood-brain barrier to control nausea. Metoclopramide helps the vomiting pet by acting directly on the brain to reduce the sensation of nausea.

What results can I expect?

Metoclopramide will not cure the underlying cause of vomiting. Metoclopramide acts quite rapidly, but is short-acting, so generally must be given several times a day.

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    Our Pit has acid reflex and is on Omeprazole. She would also Vomit in mornings (usually mornings). Our vet put her on this medication and she hasn’t vomited since. Its been almost a year now.

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    The medication arrived with a COMPLETELY BLACK LABEL, I don't know if this is the right medication for my dog. Now my dog is out of meds.

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