Side effect(s) of Metoclopramide

Read the side effects of Metoclopramide as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Heart- Acute heart failure, slow heart rate, fluid retention, high blood pressure, low blood pressure and fast heart rate.

Central Nervous System- Sedation, dizziness, restlessness, involuntary body movements, spasms, depression, malignant neuroleptic syndrome (condition where patient experiences rigidity, decreased consciousness, fever and fluctuating blood pressure and heart rate – may be fatal).

Gastrointestinal- Bowel disturbances, primarily diarrhea and nausea.

Skin- Transient flushing of face or upper body with high IV doses.

Hormone- Galactorrhea ( spontaneous flow of milk from the breast), breast enlargement in men and increase in serum prolactin.

Genitourinary- Absence of a menstrual period, elevation of aldosterone, fluid retention, impotence, incontinence and urinary frequency.

Liver- Liver toxicity (rare).

Blood- Decrease in white blood cells and changes in hemoglobin.

Hypersensitivity- Rapid swelling of dermis, including glossal or laryngeal edema (rare), rash and itching.

Miscellaneous- Visual disturbances.

Other Precautions : * Insulin dosage or timing of dosage may require adjustment for diabetes patients.
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