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Metarmin Injection 2ml

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2ml Injection

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Metarmin 5 MG Description

Metarmin 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 stom

ach and intestine. It is administered under medical supervision. It should not be used for children below 1 year of age and breastfeeding mothers. Inform your doctor about all the medical conditions and medications you had or are currently taking, before taking Metarmin Injection. You may feel sleepy, diarrhoea, weakness, low blood pressure after taking Injection. If these symptoms do not resolve over time or worsens, reach out to the nearest doctor or hospital.

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ContainsMetoclopramide(5.0 Mg)
UsesNausea, Vomiting
Side effectsSleepiness, Diarrhoea, Weakness, Low blood pressure
TherapyANTI-EMETIC
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uses

Uses of Metarmin 5 MG

Metarmin Injection is used to treat nausea and vomiting.
contraindications

Contraindications of Metarmin 5 MG

  • If you are allergic metoclopramide or any other ingredients of Metarmin 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Metarmin 5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Metarmin 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Metarmin Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Metarmin 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

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

Mode of Action of Metarmin 5 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Metarmin 5 MG

  • Metarmin 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

Interactions of Metarmin 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

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

Storage and disposal of Metarmin 5 MG

  • Store Metarmin 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

Dosage of Metarmin 5 MG

Overdose

Metarmin 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...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of Metarmin 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 nurs...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Will Metarmin Injection stop vomiting?

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

Q: Can Metarmin Injection cause constipation?

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

Q: Can Metarmin Injection be given during pregnancy?

A: Metarmin 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 Metarmin Injection make me feel sleepy?

A: Yes, Metarmin 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 Metarmin 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 Metarmin Injection relieve nausea and vomiting?

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

Q: How do you use the Metarmin Injection?

A: Metarmin 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 Metarmin Injection?

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

Q: Is Metarmin an antibiotic?

A: No, Metarmin Injection is not an antibiotic medicine. It is an anti-emetic medicine that is used to treat nausea and vomiting.
Product Details
Brand
METARMIN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
25/02/2023
Last Updated on: 22 Apr 2022 | 07:28 PM (IST)
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