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Metoclopramide

Metoclopramide

Metoclopramide is a medication used mostly for stomach and esophageal problems. It belongs to the group of medications known as dopamine-receptor antagonists. It is commonly used to treat nausea and vomiting, to help with emptying of the stomach in people with delayed stomach emptying due to either diabetes or following surgery, and to help with gastroesophageal reflux disease. It is also used to treat migraine headaches. Common side effects include: feeling tired, diarrhea and feeling restless. More serious side effects include: movement disorder like tardive dyskinesia, a condition called neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and depression. It is thus rarely recommended that people take ... more on Wikipedia