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.
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.
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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