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Metoclopramide

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Mark Naguib


Introduction

Name

  • Metoclopramide.

Class of drug

  • Prokinetic.
  • Upper gastrointestinal tract stimulant.

Description

Molecular formula

  • C14H22CIN3O2.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmacokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

Antimuscarinic drugs, eg atropine, and narcotic analgesics
  • The activity of metoclopropamide may be inhibited Atropine.
Narcotics, sedatives or tranquilizers
  • The central nervous system (CNS) effects of metoclopramide may be enhanced.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Quesenberry K E, Carpenter J W (2004) Formulary. In: Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery. 2nd ed. pp 436-444.

Other sources of information

  • Meredith A (2015) Ed BSAVA Small Animal Formulary. Part B: Exotic Pets. 9th edn. BSAVA, UK. pp 195.

Organisation(s)

  • National Office of Animal Health (NOAH) Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines. Website: www.noahcompendium.co.uk.
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