This medication is an antidopaminergic agent, used in treating nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal problems and Parkinson’s disease.
Adult: Oral- Nausea and vomiting- 10-20 mg 4-8 hourly. Max: 80 mg/day.
Non ulcer dyspepsia- 10-20 mg 3 times/day and at night.
Migraine- 20 mg 4 hourly. Max: 4 doses/24 hour.
Rectal- Nausea and vomiting- 60 mg twice daily.
It is available in various forms like tablet, drop, suspension, capsule to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver disease, breast cancer, bowel blockage, any allergic reactions, children less than 2 years, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Most Common: Headache, dizziness, dry mouth, nervousness, irritability and leg cramps.
• Respiratory - Chest pain and irregular heart beats.
• Genitourinary - Difficulty in urination and breast swelling in men and women.
Avoid alcoholic beverages and excess dosage.
Oral: Store it at controlled room temperature (15-30°C).
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