metoclopramide

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Related to Maxolon: metoclopramide, Buscopan, Stemetil

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

n metoclopramida
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The patient was admitted and treated for gastroenteritis and possibly hyperemesis gravidarum; an anti-emetic (metoclopramide (Maxolon)) was prescribed.
'On May 27, Zulfarhan was given 'Augmentin' antibiotics and an injection containing 'Voltaren Ampoule' and 'Maxolon'.
Your dog might be treated with gastrointestinal protectants such as sucralfate (Carafate), an anti-ulcer medication; with anti-emetic or anti-vomiting medications such as metoclopramide (Reglan or maxolon), H2 (histamine-2) receptor antagonists such as famotidine (Pepcid) or ranitidine (Zantac), which are used to reduce stomach acid; or proton pump inhibitors such as omeprazolie (Prilosec or Losec), which are used in cases of severe stomach ulceration.