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NORPER 20MG/400MG SUSPENSION

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Composition FOR NORPER

Metoclopramide(20 mg),Magaldrate(400 mg)

food interaction for NORPER

alcohol interaction for NORPER

pregnancy interaction for NORPER

lactation interaction for NORPER

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alcohol
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lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Norper 20mg/400mg suspension may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Norper 20mg/400mg suspension is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR NORPER

Metoclopramide(20 mg)

Uses

Metoclopramide is used in the treatment of nausea, vomiting and heartburn.

How it works

Metoclopramide indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that can increase the motility of the intestine.

Common side effects

Diarrhoea, Drowsiness, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Anxiety, Agitation, Restlessness, Parkinsonism, Akathisia
Magaldrate(400 mg)

Uses

Magaldrate is used in the treatment of acidity, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

How it works

Magaldrate is an inorganic salt that neutralizes the excess acid in the stomach.

Common side effects

Constipation

SUBSTITUTES FOR NORPER

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Expert advice FOR NORPER

  • 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 NORPER

Metoclopramide

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Is Metoclopramide safe to use?
Metoclopramide is safe if used in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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How long can I take it?
Maximum recommended treatment duration is 5 days. However, always take your medicines for a duration as advised by your doctor.

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Does metoclopramide work?
Metoclopramide works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

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Does metoclopramide cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of metoclopramide. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking metoclopramide.

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Does metoclopramide make you sleepy?
Somnolence (sleepiness) is a common side effect of metoclopramide. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive sleepiness after taking metoclopramide.

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Does metoclopramide need prescription?
Yes, metoclopramide is a prescription medicine and a prescription is needed for buying it.

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Does metoclopramide make you tired?
Metoclopramide can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness after taking metoclopramide.

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Does metoclopramide affect birth control pills?
Metoclopramide 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.

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Does metoclopramide potentiate opioid?
Metoclopramide potentiates only the sedative (sleep-inducing) effect of opioids. Use of metoclopramide with an opioid can limit your ability to drive or operate any machine. Talk to your doctor before taking them together.

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Does metoclopramide work for morning sickness?
Metoclopramide 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.

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Does metoclopramide cause constipation?
Metoclopramide does not cause constipation. Please consult your doctor if you experience constipation while taking metoclopramide as it may be due to some other underlying condition.

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Can I take metoclopramide with ranitidine?
Metoclopramide 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.

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Can I take metoclopramide with paracetamol?
Metoclopramide 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.

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Can I take metoclopramide with ibuprofen?
Metoclopramide 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.

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Can I take metoclopramide with antibiotics?
Metoclopramide 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.

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Can I take metoclopramide with tramadol?
Metoclopramide 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.

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Can I take metoclopramide with loperamide?
Metoclopramide 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.

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Can I take metoclopramide with hyoscine?
Metoclopramide 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.

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Can I take metoclopramide with diazepam?
Metoclopramide 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.

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Can I take metoclopramide with ciprofloxacin?
Metoclopramide 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.

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Can I take metoclopramide for nausea?
Metoclopramide 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.

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Is metoclopramide safe for breastfeeding?
Metoclopramide is not recommended if you are breastfeeding because it passes into breast milk and may effect your baby. Talk to your doctor as either you should not take this medicine or you should stop breastfeeding if you are asked to take it.

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Is metoclopramide safe in pregnancy?
Metoclopramide can be taken during pregnancy if necessary. Studies in pregnant women have not shown any harmful effects on the fetus (unborn baby). However, always consult a doctor before taking any medicines in pregnancy.

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Is metoclopramide an over the counter (OTC) product?
Metoclopramide is not an over the counter (OTC) product. It belongs to a class of prescription medicines.

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Is metoclopramide a steroid?
Metoclopramide is not a steroid. It is an antiemetic.

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Is metoclopramide an opiate?
Metoclopramide is not an opiate. It is an antiemetic.

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Is metoclopramide used for headaches?
Metoclopramide is not used for the treatment of a headache. It is used to treat nausea and vomiting which may occur with a migraine headache.

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Is metoclopramide addictive?
Metoclopramide is not addictive. It has not been reported to have any habit-forming potential.

Magaldrate

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What is magaldrate and simethicone?
Magaldrate and simethicone are used as antacid and antiflatulent drug in combination therapy. Magaldrate works by neutralizing stomach acid and simethicone works by eliminating the gas from stomach.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)