medicine

Metajex 5mg Injection 10ml

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10ml Injection
7.65*
MRP 9.00
15% OFF
Inclusive of all taxes
7 days return policyRead More
All the Products are packed and stored Safely

Metajex 5 MG Description

Metajex Injection is used to treat nausea and vomiting. It contains metoclopramide as its active ingredient. Metoclopramide acts by increasing the movement of the food into the food pipe to the stomac...
Read more

Product Summary

Offer Price₹7.65
You Save₹1.35 (15% on MRP)
Best OfferUse Code: GRAND18 & get flat 18% OFF + up to Rs.1000 surprise cashback
ContainsMetoclopramide(5.0 Mg)
UsesNausea, Vomiting
Side effectsSleepiness, Diarrhoea, Weakness, Low blood pressure
ClassificationANTI-EMETIC
Check more medicines with composition as Metoclopramide(5.0 Mg)

Uses of Metajex 5 MG

Metajex Injection is used to treat nausea and vomiting.

Contraindications of Metajex 5 MG

  • If you are allergic metoclopramide or any other ingredients of Metajex Injection.
  • If you have bleeding in the stomach or obstruction of the stomach and intestine.
  • If you have a non-cancerous tumour of the adrenal gland (phaeochromocytoma).
  • If you have an active or history of seizure.
  • If you have experienced any side effects due to Metoclopramide.
  • If you have Parkinson's disease and on its medication such as levodopa.
  • If you are on ropinirole, pramipexole medication.
  • If you are breastfeeding.
  • If you had recent surgery of stomach, intestine or anus.

Side effects of Metajex 5 MG

  • Sleepiness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Weakness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Low mood or emotion
  • Muscle shivering
  • Tremors

Precautions and Warnings of Metajex 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Metajex Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Metajex Injection should not be used during the end term of pregnancy, as it can cause harm to the unborn baby. However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is needed. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Metajex Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Metajex Injection passes into the breastmilk and can cause harm to the newborn baby. Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Metajex Injection?
A:
Metajex Injection may cause drowsiness, dizziness. Hence, avoid driving if it affects you.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Metajex Injection?
A:
No, you should not consume alcohol with Metajex Injection, as it can increase the risk of drowsiness.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any psychiatric disease.
  • You have liver, kidney or heart diseases.
  • Metajex Injection should not be used for children below 1 year of age.

Mode of Action of Metajex 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Metajex Injection works by increasing the movement of food in the stomach and intestine.

Directions for Use of Metajex 5 MG

  • Metajex Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
  • Do not self-inject. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.

Interactions of Metajex 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concurrent use of antiparkinson medicines such as levodopa, ropinirole, pramipexole decrease the effect of Metajex Injection.
  • This Injection alters the effect of atovaquone (antibiotic), cyclosporin (immunosuppressant), digoxin (heart-medicine), paracetamol (for pain, fever), fluoxetine, paroxetine, mivacurium, escitalopram,...
    Read more
  • Discuss with your doctor about any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Metajex 5 MG

  • Store Metajex Injection at a temperature not exceeding 25 °C in the original packaging to protect it from light.
  • Use it immediately after dilution or the first opening of the medicinal product. Do not freeze.

Dosage of Metajex 5 MG

Overdose

Metajex Injection will be given by a doctor or nurse thus chances of overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomfort or specific symptoms such as tremors, slow or irregular movements,...
Read more

Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of Metajex Injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare set up. However, if you have missed taking any dose of this injection, inform your doctor or nurse...
Read more

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

^

Q: Will Metajex Injection stop vomiting?

A: Yes, Metajex Injection is used to stop vomiting and its sensation.

Q: Can Metajex Injection cause constipation?

A: Constipation is not the most common side effect of Metajex Injection. However, if you experience constipation after taking this medicine, talk to your doctor.

Q: Can Metajex Injection be given during pregnancy?

A: Metajex Injection be used during pregnancy if needed and considered safe by your doctor. The use of this medicine should be avoided at the end of the pregnancy.

Q: Can Metajex Injection make me feel sleepy?

A: Yes, Metajex Injection has sleepiness as its most common side effect along with its profound desired effect. Talk to your doctor if it bothers you.

Q: What should I inform my doctor Metajex Injection?

A: Inform your doctor if you have any medical condition such as Parkinson's disease, psychiatric, heart, liver or kidney disease and are on any medication for the same.

Q: Does Metajex Injection relieve nausea and vomiting?

A: Yes, Metajex Injection is used to relieve nausea and vomiting.

Q: How do you use the Metajex Injection?

A: Metajex Injection would be given to you by a doctor or nurse under medical supervision. Do not self-inject.

Q: What is the mechanism of action of Metajex Injection?

A: Metajex Injection acts by increasing the movement of food in the stomach and intestine. Thus, used to treat nausea and vomiting.

Q: Is Metajex an antibiotic?

A: No, Metajex Injection is not an antibiotic medicine. It is an anti-emetic medicine that is used to treat nausea and vomiting.
Product Details
Brand
METAJEX
Expires on or After
25/09/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Apr 2022 | 07:28 PM (IST)

Health Articles

Disclaimer
The information provided herein is supplied to the best of our abilities to make it accurate and reliable as it is published after a review by a team of professionals. This information is solely intended to provide a general overview on the product and must be used for informational purposes only. You should not use the information provided herein to diagnose, prevent, or cure a health problem. Nothing contained on this page is intended to create a doctor-patient relationship, replace or be a substitute for a registered medical practitioner's medical treatment/advice or consultation. The absence of any information or warning to any medicine shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance. We highly recommend that you consult your registered medical practitioner for all queries or doubts related to your medical condition. You hereby agree that you shall not make any health or medical-related decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in the Site. Please click here for detailed T&C.