metoclopramide


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met·o·clo·pra·mide

 (mĕt′ə-klō′prə-mīd′)
n.
A dopamine antagonist, C14H22ClN3O2, that stimulates movement in the upper gastrointestinal tract, used in its hydrochloride form to treat nausea, gastroesophageal reflux, and diabetic gastroparesis.

[French métoclopramide : mét(h)-, meth- + o(xy)-, oxy- + c(h)lo(ro)-, chloro- + pr(ocaïn)amide, procainamide, a drug used to treat arrhythmia (procaïne, procaine + amide, amide).]
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metoclopramide

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Because the FDA had never been asked to consider whether the warnings on metoclopramide regarding akathisia ought to be strengthened, there could be "no conflict between state and federal law, and preemption does not apply.
Effect of metoclopramide on pain on injection of propofol.
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One of the patients, a 65-year-old man, had been given metoclopramide for gastric stasis.
Published data from the University of Florida, Oregon Health Sciences University, and the University of California, San Diego, suggest that nearly one-third of metoclopramide patients use the drug for longer than 12 weeks.
13, 1995 Journal of the American Medical Association, the researchers looked at the medical records of almost 20,000 people age 65 or older to see if they had ever taken metoclopramide.
Liver volume was not significantly different in the three groups, nor was bio-availability of metoclopramide.
Objective: To determine the frequency of Propofol associated pain in patients undergoing general anaesthesia using lignocaine alone and metoclopramide given prior to lignocaine.
The product is the firm's nasal spray for delivery of metoclopramide for the symptomatic relief of acute and recurrent diabetic gastroparesis in women.