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Metoclopramide Tablet Rx

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Product Description
Metoclopramide is a medicine that increases the movements or contractions of the stomach and intestines. Metoclopramide is used to treat nausea, vomiting, and reflux disease in dogs and cats. *Sold per tablet.
What is Metoclopramide Tablet?
Metoclopramide tablets are prescribed by veterinarians for a wide variety of gastric-motility disorders, including ileus and gastritis in dogs & cats. Many upper GI-emptying disorders are accompanied with nausea and vomiting due to abnormal gastric emptying. Metoclopramide is prescribed because of its effects on motility and its function as a central antiemetic. It is also used to control nausea and vomiting in cases of renal failure, acute hepatic failure and hepatitis, and in animals undergoing chemotherapy.
Who is Metoclopramide Tablet for?
Dogs & Cats
Why use Metoclopramide Tablet?
- Aids in the treatment of Gastric disorders in pets - Treats cats with ileus - Treats dogs with ileus - Stimulates the mobility of the upper GI tract of cats and dogs - Speeds gastric emptying - Increases the sphincter pressure in the lower esophagus and reduces gastroesophageal reflux, which also may be helpful for decreasing vomiting.
How does Metoclopramide Tablet work?
Metoclopramide stimulates motility of the upper gastrointestinal tract without stimulating gastric, biliary, or pancreatic secretions. Its mode of action is unclear. It seems to sensitize tissues to the action of acetylcholine. The effect of metoclopramide on motility is not dependent on intact vagal innervation, but it can be abolished by anticholinergic drugs.
Pliva, PAR, Watson, Teva or other generic brand
Active Ingredients(s):
Metoclopramide base
How is Metoclopramide Tablet sold?
5 mg Tablet 10 mg Tablet
What are the side effects of Metoclopramide Tablet?
Your pet may experience some dizziness, hyperactivity, depression, disorientation, constipation, or experience increased seizure activity. If these symptoms are excessive or continue, contact your veterinarian.
What special precautions are there?
Metoclopramide may interact with the following drugs: phenothiazines, digoxin, cimetidine, tetracycline, narcotic agents, sedatives, acetaminophen, aspirin, diazepam, tetracycline, atropine, and butyrephenones.
What to do if overdose?
Contact your nearest emergency pet hospital.
How can I store Metoclopramide Tablet?
Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
Helpful Tips:
Metoclopramide is a generic GI medicine (brand name - Reglan (Robbins) used to treat various vomiting and GI diseases in dogs and cats. Consult your veterinarian for more information.
Use as directed by your veterinarian
Main Ingredients
Metoclopramide base. Colloidal silicon dioxide, Corn starch, Pregelantinized starch, Magnesium stearate, Mannitol, Microcrystalline cellulose.