Read the side effects of Metoclopramide as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
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).
Bowel disturbances, primarily diarrhea and nausea.
Transient flushing of face or upper body with high IV doses.
Galactorrhea ( spontaneous flow of milk from the breast), breast enlargement in men and increase in serum prolactin.
Absence of a menstrual period, elevation of aldosterone, fluid retention, impotence, incontinence and urinary frequency.
Liver toxicity (rare).
Decrease in white blood cells and changes in hemoglobin.
Rapid swelling of dermis, including glossal or laryngeal edema (rare), rash and itching.
Other Precautions :
* Insulin dosage or timing of dosage may require adjustment for diabetes patients.