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Metoclopramide

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Prokinetic Maxolon® Adult

Metoclopramide - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Metoclopramide cause?

  • Drowsiness
  • Mild diarrhea
  • Mild, transient decrease of blood pressure (manifesting in light-headedness) upon standing up

Inform your doctor if any of the following occurs:

  • Involuntary muscle twitching of the limbs or face and nervous tics
  • Abnormal movement of the eyes, head and neck
  • Tremors or restlessness
  • Movements become slow and difficult
  • Unusually slow heartbeat which makes you tired or uncomfortable

Before taking Metoclopramide, what precautions must I follow?

  • ​Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are on any other medicines for neurological or heart problems.

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Metoclopramide?

Metoclopramide - Additional Information

Click here for more information on the use Metoclopramide as anti-emetics for post-chemotherapy.

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