PERIDON 5MG INJECTION

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Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for PERIDON 5MG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Lactation
7.18
₹0.72/injection
10 ML in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of PERIDON INJECTION

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Uses of PERIDON INJECTION

Peridon 5mg injection is used in the treatment of nausea, vomiting and heartburn.
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Side effects of PERIDON INJECTION

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

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How to use PERIDON INJECTION

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

How PERIDON INJECTION works

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

In Depth Information on PERIDON INJECTION

Expert advice for PERIDON 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for PERIDON 5MG INJECTION
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Peridon 5mg injection may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Peridon 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
Peridon 5mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
SERTA 100MG TABLET, PAROPEX 12.5MG TABLET CR, OSMOSET 50MG TABLET, ESTAJOY 20MG 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 PERIDON 5MG INJECTION

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 it?
Maximum recommended treatment duration is 5 days. However, 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 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 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.
Q. 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.
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 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.
Q. Is metoclopramide addictive?
Metoclopramide is not addictive. It has not been reported to have any habit-forming potential.
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