Norper Tablet

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₹0.61/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Norper Tablet

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Uses of Metoclopramide

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

Common

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

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How to use Metoclopramide

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Norper Tablet works

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

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

Common

Constipation.

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How to use Magaldrate

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Norper Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Norper Tablet

Expert advice for Metoclopramide

  • 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.

Expert advice for Magaldrate

  • The Magaldrate should be used only for occasional relief from increased stomach acid. Do not take it for more than 2 weeks, unless otherwise prescribed by the doctor.
  • Avoid Magaldrate, if  you show signs of appendicitis or inflammed bowel (such as lower abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, nausea, vomiting). Please consult your doctor.
  • Do not take the Magaldrate at least 2 hours before or after taking other medicines. It may interact with other medicines.
Warnings
Special precautions for Norper Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Norper Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Norper Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactation. Li
mited 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.

Norper Tablet 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
Norper Tablet should be used with caution in patients with k
idney disease. Dose adjustment of Norper Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Norper Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver
disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Norper Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Norper Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Metoclopramide

Q. Is Metoclopramide safe to use?
Metoclopramide is safe if used in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. How long can I take Metoclopramide for?
Always take your medicines for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Metoclopramide work?
Metoclopramide works if taken for the right indication for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Metoclopramide cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Metoclopramide. Please consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea after taking Metoclopramide.
Q. 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.
Q. Does Metoclopramide need prescription?
Yes, Metoclopramide is a prescription medicine and a prescription is needed for buying it.
Q. Does Metoclopramide make you feel tired?
Metoclopramide can make you feel tired. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive tiredness after taking Metoclopramide.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. 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.
Q. Is Metoclopramide a steroid?
Metoclopramide is not a steroid. It is an antiemetic.
Q. Is Metoclopramide an opiate?
Metoclopramide is not an opiate. It is an antiemetic.
Q. Is Metoclopramide used for a headache?
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.
Q. Is Metoclopramide addictive?
Metoclopramide is not addictive. It has not been reported to have any habit-forming potential.
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Frequently asked questions for Magaldrate

Q. 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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