Almet 5mg Injection

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Almet 5mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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3.5
₹1.75/Injection
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Almet Injection

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Uses of Almet Injection

Almet 5mg Injection is used in the treatment of nausea, vomiting and heartburn.
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Side effects of Almet Injection

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Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Anxiety, Agitation, Restlessness, Parkinsonism, Akathisia.

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How to use Almet Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Almet Injection works

Almet 5mg injection indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.

In Depth Information on Almet Injection

Expert advice for Almet Injection

  • Take metoclopramide half an hour before your meals.
  • Consult a doctor immediately if you begin to have repetitive movements of the eyes, tongue, face, arm, or legs.
  • Do not take the medicine if you are allergic to it.
  • Do not take this drug if you are breast-feeding.
  • Do not o drive or operate heavy machinery after taking this drug as it can make you feel drowsy.
  • Avoid taking alcohol till you know how the drug affects your body.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Almet 5mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Almet 5mg Injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Almet 5mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Almet 5mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Almet 5mg Injection may cause drowsiness, dizziness, dyskinesia and dystonias which could affect the vision and may interfere with the ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Almet 5mg Injection should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Almet 5mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Almet 5mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Almet 5mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cipralex 5mg Tablet, Etizola P 12.5mg Capsule, Etizola P 25mg Capsule, Sermind 100mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Metoclopramide, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Almet 5mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Metoclopramide

Almet is safe if used in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Always take your medicines for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Almet works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Almet. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Almet.
Somnolence (sleepiness) is a common side effect of Almet. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive sleepiness after taking Almet.
Yes, Almet is a prescription medicine and a prescription is needed for buying it.
Almet can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness after taking Almet.
Almet does not affect the action of birth control pills (oral contraceptive pills). These can be taken together. However, talk to your doctor and take your medicines as advised.
Almet potentiates only the sedative (sleep-inducing) effect of opioids. Use of Almet with an opioid can limit your ability to drive or operate any machine. Talk to your doctor before taking them together.
Almet can help in relieving morning sickness. However, this is not an approved indication for its use. There are other medicines also available to treat morning sickness. Consult a doctor if you need treatment for morning sickness as you should not take any medicine during pregnancy without consulting a doctor.
Almet does not cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you experience constipation while taking Almet as it may be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Can I take Almet with ranitidine?
Almet can be taken with ranitidine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Almet with paracetamol?
Almet can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Almet with ibuprofen?
Almet can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Almet with antibiotics?
Almet can be taken with antibiotics. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Almet with tramadol?
Almet can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Almet with loperamide?
Almet can be taken with loperamide. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Almet with hyoscine?
Almet can be taken with hyoscine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Almet with diazepam?
Almet taken along with diazepam can increase sedation (sleepiness). You would need to be more cautious while taking this combination as this may affect your driving and if you are operating any machines. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Almet with ciprofloxacin?
Almet can be taken with ciprofloxacin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Almet is an antiemetic. It works on a part of your brain that prevents you from feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting). It is used to prevent delayed nausea and vomiting that may occur after chemotherapy or caused by radiotherapy and to treat nausea and vomiting including that which may occur with a migraine.
Almet is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription medicines.
Almet is not a steroid. It is an antiemetic.
Almet is not an opiate. It is an antiemetic.
Almet is not used for the treatment of a headache. It is used to treat nausea and vomiting which may occur with a migraine headache.
Almet is not addictive. It has not been reported to have any habit-forming potential.
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