Maxolon Tablets 5X20's (metoclopramide)

Maxolon Tablets 5X20's (metoclopramide)

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Uses

This medication is used to treat certain conditions of the stomach and intestines. Metoclopramide is used as a short-term treatment (4 to 12 weeks) for persistent heartburn when the usual medicines do not work well enough. It is used mostly for heartburn that occurs after a meal or during the daytime. Treating persistent heartburn can decrease the damage done by stomach acid to the swallowing tube (esophagus) and help healing.


Side Effects

Fatigue, restlessness, sedation, diarrhea, nausea.


When not to use

Hypersensitivity, Epilepsy history, tardive dyskinesia history

 

Precaution

Before using metoclopramide, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.


Precaution

Children may be more sensitive to the side effects of this drug, especially muscle spasms/uncontrolled muscle movements.


Precaution

Older adults may be more sensitive to the effects of this drug, especially drowsiness, tardive dyskinesia, and Parkinson-like side effects. Drowsiness can increase the risk of falling.


Precaution

This drug passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.


Pregnancy

Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.


Drugs to avoid

Some products that may interact with this drug include: antipsychotic drugs (such as aripiprazole, haloperidol), atovaquone, dopamine agonists (such as cabergoline, pergolide, ropinirole), fosfomycin, pramlintide, phenothiazines (such as promethazine, prochlorperazine), rivastigmine.