food interaction for MECLOMIDE
alcohol interaction for MECLOMIDE
pregnancy interaction for MECLOMIDE
lactation interaction for MECLOMIDE
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
SALT INFORMATION for MECLOMIDE
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for MECLOMIDENo substitutes found
- Dr. Khoobsurat NajmaMBBS
- Dr. M. K. SinghMBBS, MD
- Dr. Prabhat Kumar JhaMBBS, MD
- Dr. Ashutosh ShuklaMBBS, MD, Diploma, Fellowship
- Dr. Sushila KatariaMBBS, MD, Diploma
Expert advice for MECLOMIDE
- 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.
Frequently asked questions for MECLOMIDE
Q.Is metoclopramide antacid, anticholinergic, antihistamine, steroid, antipsychotic or antibiotic?
Metoclopramide is not antacid, anticholinergic, antihistamine, steroid, antipsychotic or antibiotic. It is an antiemetic drug belonging to class of dopamine antagonists
Q.Is Metoclopramide/Reglan safe?
Metoclopramide/Reglan is a relatively safe drug if used in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q.How long can I take it?
Do not take it for more than 12 weeks
Q.Are there any serious side-effects associated with metoclopramide?
Metoclopramide might cause side-effects like hallucinations, decreased consciousness, allergies, slowing of heartbeats, shaking, low blood pressure, or depression
Q.Can I take metoclopramide with diazepam?
Metoclopramide may increase the sedative effect of diazepam. Consult your doctor before taking the drug if you are also taking cetrizine, digoxin, mevacuronium, levodopa or codeine
Q.Is metoclopramide available over the counter?
No. Metoclopramide is not available as an over the counter (OTC) drug. It is dispensed only upon a valid prescription from a doctor
Q.Does affect birth control?
There is no evidence of metoclopramide affecting birth control or contraception. Please consult your doctor to confirm whether you require a secondary birth control measure while taking the medicine.