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Metoclop Inj 10ml

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10ml Injection
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Metoclopramide(5.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-EMETIC

Medical Description

Metoclop 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 stoma...
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Uses of Metoclop 5 MG

Metoclop Injection is used to treat nausea and vomiting.

Contraindications of Metoclop 5 MG

  • If you are allergic metoclopramide or any other ingredients of Metoclop 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 Metoclop 5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Metoclop 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Metoclop Injection during pregnancy?
A:
Metoclop 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 Metoclop Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Metoclop 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 Metoclop Injection?
A:
Metoclop Injection may cause drowsiness, dizziness. Hence, avoid driving if it affects you.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Metoclop Injection?
A:
No, you should not consume alcohol with Metoclop 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.
  • Metoclop Injection should not be used for children below 1 year of age.

Mode of Action of Metoclop 5 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Metoclop 5 MG

  • Metoclop 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 Metoclop 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Concurrent use of antiparkinson medicines such as levodopa, ropinirole, pramipexole decrease the effect of Metoclop 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.

Storage and disposal of Metoclop 5 MG

  • Store Metoclop 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 Metoclop 5 MG

Overdose

Metoclop 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 Metoclop 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 Metoclop Injection stop vomiting?

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

Q: Can Metoclop Injection cause constipation?

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

Q: Can Metoclop Injection be given during pregnancy?

A: Metoclop 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 Metoclop Injection make me feel sleepy?

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

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

Q: How do you use the Metoclop Injection?

A: Metoclop 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 Metoclop Injection?

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

Q: Is Metoclop an antibiotic?

A: No, Metoclop Injection is not an antibiotic medicine. It is an anti-emetic medicine that is used to treat nausea and vomiting.
Product Details
Brand
METOCLOP
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
14/08/2022

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ContainsMetoclopramide(5.0 Mg)
UsesNausea, Vomiting
Side effectsSleepiness, Diarrhoea, Weakness, Low blood pressure
Last Updated on: 22 Apr 2022 | 07:28 PM (IST)
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