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  1. metoclopramide Intravenousmetoclopramide Intravenous
    metoclopramide (Intravenous route)met-oh-KLOE-pra-mideOral routeTabletTablet, DisintegratingTardive DyskinesiaTreatment with metoclopramide can cause tardive dyskinesia, a serious movement disorder that is often irreversible. The risk of developing tardive dyskinesia increases with duration of treatment and total cumulative dose.Metoclopramide therapy should be discontinued in patien...
  2. Metoclopramide SolutionMetoclopramide Solution
    Metoclopramide SolutionGeneric Name: Metoclopramide (MET-oh-KLOE-pra-mide)Brand Name: ReglanMetoclopramide Solution may cause a serious movement disorder called tardive dyskinesia, which may be permanent. The risk may be increased in patients who use high doses or who take Metoclopramide Solution for a long period of time. The risk may also be increased in the elderly, women, and diabetic ...
  3. Metoclopramide SyrupMetoclopramide Syrup
    Metoclopramide SyrupGeneric Name: Metoclopramide (meht-oh-KLOE-pra-mide)Brand Name: Generic only. No brands available.Metoclopramide Syrup is used for:Short term treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in certain patients who do not respond to other therapy. It is used to treat symptoms of a certain digestive problem in diabetic patients (diabetic gastroparesis). It may...
  4. MetoclopramideMetoclopramide
    Metoclopramide Generic Name: Metoclopramide (MET-oh-KLOE-pra-mide)Brand Name: ReglanMetoclopramide may cause a serious movement disorder called tardive dyskinesia, which may be permanent. The risk may be increased in patients who use high doses or who take Metoclopramide for a long period of time. The risk may also be increased in the elderly, women, and diabetic patients. Tell your doct...
  5. Metoclopramide Orally Disintegrating TabletsMetoclopramide Orally Disintegrating Tablets
    Metoclopramide Orally Disintegrating TabletsGeneric Name: Metoclopramide (MET-oh-KLOE-pra-mide)Brand Name: Metozolv ODTMetoclopramide Orally Disintegrating Tablets may cause a serious movement disorder called tardive dyskinesia, which may be permanent. The risk may be increased in patients who use high doses or who take Metoclopramide Orally Disintegrating Tablets for a long period of time...
  6. MetoclopramideMetoclopramide
    Metoclopramide HydrochloridePronunciation: (MET-oh-KLOE-pra-mide HYE-droe-KLOR-ide)Class: Antidopaminergic, GI stimulantTrade Names:Metoclopramide Hydrochloride- Tablets 5 mg- Tablets 10 mg- Syrup 5 mg per 5 mL- Injection, solution 5 mg/mLTrade Names:Reglan- Tablets 5 mg- Tablets 10 mg- Injection, solution 5 mg per 5 mLAPO-Metoclop (Canada)Nu-Metoclopramide (Canada)...
  7. Metoclopramide hydrochlorideMetoclopramide hydrochloride
    Metoclopramide hydrochlorideBrand names: ReglanWhy is Metoclopramide hydrochloride prescribed?Reglan increases the contractions of the stomach and small intestine, helping the passage of food. It is given to treat the symptoms of diabetic gastroparesis, a condition in which the stomach does not contract. These symptoms include vomiting, nausea, heartburn, feeling of indigestion...
  8. Metoclopramide HydrochlorideMetoclopramide Hydrochloride
    Metoclopramide HydrochloridePronunciation: (MET-oh-KLOE-pra-mide HYE-droe-KLOR-ide)Class: Antidopaminergic, GI stimulantTrade Names:Metoclopramide Hydrochloride- Tablets 5 mg- Tablets 10 mg- Syrup 5 mg per 5 mL- Injection, solution 5 mg/mLTrade Names:Reglan- Tablets 5 mg- Tablets 10 mg- Injection, solution 5 mg per 5 mLAPO-Metoclop (Canada)Nu-Metoclopramide (Canada)...
  9. metolazonemetolazone
    metolazoneGeneric Name: metolazone (me TOL a zone)Brand names: Zaroxolyn, MykroxWhat is metolazone?Metolazone is a thiazide diuretic (water pill) that helps prevent your body from absorbing too much salt, which can cause fluid retention.Metolazone treats fluid retention (edema) in people with congestive heart failure, or a kidney disorder such as nephrotic syndrome. This medication i...
  10. MetolazoneMetolazone
    MetolazoneBrand names: Mykrox, ZaroxolynWhy is Metolazone prescribed?Zaroxolyn is a diuretic used in the treatment of high blood pressure and other conditions that require the elimination of excess fluid from the body. These conditions include congestive heart failure and kidney disease. When used for high blood pressure, Zaroxolyn can be used alone or with other high blood pre...
  11. metolazonemetolazone
    metolazone (Oral route)me-TOL-a-zoneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MykroxZaroxolynAvailable Dosage Forms:TabletTherapeutic Class: Cardiovascular AgentPharmacologic Class: DiureticChemical Class: Thiazide RelatedUses For metolazoneMetolazone is used to treat fluid retention (edema) and swelling that is caused by congestive heart failure, kidney disease, or ot...
  12. MetolazoneMetolazone
    Metolazone Generic Name: Metolazone (meh-TOLE-uh-ZONE)Brand Name: ZaroxolynMetolazone is used for:Treating high blood pressure. It may be used with other high blood pressure medicines. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.Metolazone is a quinazoline diuretic with actions similar to thiazide type diuretics (eg, hydrochlorothiazide). It works by c...
  13. MetolazoneMetolazone
    MetolazonePronunciation: (meh-TOLE-uh-ZONE)Class: Thiazide diureticTrade Names:Metolazone- Tablets 2.5 mg- Tablets 5 mg- Tablets 10 mgTrade Names:Zaroxolyn- Tablets 2.5 mg- Tablets 5 mgPharmacologyIncreases urinary excretion of sodium and chloride by inhibiting reabsorption in ascending limb of loop of Henle and early distal tubules.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionSte...
  14. MetopironeMetopirone
    MetopironeGeneric Name: metyrapone (Oral route)me-TIR-a-poneCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.MetopironeAvailable Dosage Forms:CapsuleTabletTherapeutic Class: Diagnostic Agent, Pituitary FunctionUses For MetopironeMetyrapone is used in the diagnosis of certain problems of the adrenal glands. These glands are located near the kidneys. The adrenal glands produce ...
  15. MetopironeMetopirone
    Metopirone Generic Name: Metyrapone (me-TEER-a-pone)Brand Name: MetopironeMetopirone is used for:Testing pituitary function.Metopirone is a diagnostic aid. It works by blocking the body's natural production of cortisol and corticosterone. This causes the pituitary gland to increase production of corticotropin (ACTH), which causes an increase in the body's production of certain ...