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Metoclopramide rx


$0.08

AVAILABLE OPTIONS

  • 5 mg
  • 10 mg
  • 1 ct

What is Metoclopramide?

Metoclopramide is given to help with the quick passage of food through the upper digestive tract. It may be used to treat disorders of the upper gasto-intestinal tract such as acid reflux disease. Metoclopramide is often used as an anti-vomiting drug. Metoclopramide requires a prescription and is sold per tablet.

For:

Cats and Dogs

Benefits:

  • Easy to administer
  • Treats or prevent vomiting in dogs and cats with chemotherapy or other diseases like kidney failure and gastroenteritis
  • Useful in treatment of conditions associated with decreased motility of the stomach and intestines, which can occur post-operatively (after surgery)
  • Used in dogs to induce milk let-down and promote milk production
  • Affordable

Cautions:

Do not use a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) such as Anipryl, Selegiline, or a Preventic Flea Collar on your pet while giving this medication. Tell your veterinarian if your pet has kidney disease, diabetes, or high blood pressure, if your pet has had recent stomach surgery, or is pregnant or lactating. Do not use in animals allergic to it. Call your veterinarian immediately if your pet exhibits uncontrollable movements or muscle spasms of the legs, lips, jaw, tongue, face or other body part, agitation, jitteriness, shortness of breath or insomnia. Metoclopramide may cause drowsiness.

Brand Name:

Various

Generic Name:

Metoclopramide (me-toe-klo'-pra-mide)

What happens if I miss giving a dose:

Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give your pet two doses at once.

Possible side effects of metoclopramide:

Stop giving metoclopramide and contact your veterinarian immediately if your pet has an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; swelling of the lips, tongue, face; and hives), uncontrollable spasms of the legs, lips, jaw, tongue, face or other body part, anxiety, agitation, insomnia, depression, yellowing of the skin or eyes, seizures. Other less serious side effects that may occur include nausea or diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, fluid retention, increased urination. Continue to give the medication and contact your veterinarian.

Storage:

Store at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.

Directions:

Metoclopramide is usually given 3 or 4 times a day. Give each dose with plenty of water. Follow your veterinarian's instructions.

Dosage:


Dogs/Cats:
WeightDosage
All weightsThe usual dose is 0.1-0.2mg per pound of pet's body weight every 6-8 hours

Horses:
Do not use!

Metoclopramide (5 mg):
Active Ingredients (per tablet)
Metoclopramide5 mg
Other Ingredients: Anhydrous lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Povidone, Pregelatinized Starch, Sodium Starch Glycolate, D&C Yellow #10, and FD&C Blue #1.


Metoclopramide (10 mg):
Active Ingredients (per tablet)
Metoclopramide10 mg
Other Ingredients: Anhydrous lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Povidone, Pregelatinized Starch, Sodium Starch Glycolate, D&C Yellow #10, and FD&C Blue #1.


Metoclopramide (250 mg):
Active Ingredients (per tablet)
Metoclopramide250 mg
Other Ingredients: Anhydrous lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Povidone, Pregelatinized Starch, Sodium Starch Glycolate, D&C Yellow #10, and FD&C Blue #1.


Metoclopramide (500 mg):
Active Ingredients (per tablet)
Metoclopramide500 mg
Other Ingredients: Anhydrous lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Povidone, Pregelatinized Starch, Sodium Starch Glycolate, D&C Yellow #10, and FD&C Blue #1.

  • Easy to administer
  • Treats or prevent vomiting in dogs and cats with chemotherapy or other diseases like kidney failure and gastroenteritis
  • Useful in treatment of conditions associated with decreased motility of the stomach and intestines, which can occur post-operatively (after surgery)
  • Used in dogs to induce milk let-down and promote milk production
  • Affordable

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