METOCLOPRAMIDE- metoclopramide hydrochloride tablet 
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MEDICATION GUIDE

Metoclopramide Tablets, USP

Read the Medication Guide that comes with metoclopramide tablets before you start taking it and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. If you take another product that contains metoclopramide (such as metoclopramide injection, metoclopramide orally disintegrating tablets, or metoclopramide oral syrup), you should read the Medication Guide that comes with that product. Some of the information may be different. This Medication Guide does not take the place of talking with your doctor about your medical condition or your treatment.

What is the most important information I should know about metoclopramide tablets?

Metoclopramide tablets can cause serious side effects, including:

Abnormal muscle movements called tardive dyskinesia (TD). These movements happen mostly in the face muscles. You can not control these movements. They may not go away even after stopping metoclopramide tablets. There is no treatment for TD, but symptoms may lessen or go away over time after you stop taking metoclopramide tablets.

Your chances for getting TD go up:

It is not possible for your doctor to know if you will get TD if you take metoclopramide tablets.

Call your doctor right away if you get movements you can not stop or control, such as:

See the section "What are the possible side effects of metoclopramide tablets?" for more information about side effects.

What are metoclopramide tablets?

Metoclopramide tablets are a prescription medicine used:

It is not known if metoclopramide tablets are safe and work in children.

Who should not take metoclopramide tablets?

Do not take metoclopramide tablets if you:

What should I tell my doctor before taking metoclopramide tablets?

Tell your doctor about all your medical conditions, including if you have:

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Metoclopramide tablets and some other medicines may interact with each other and may not work as well, or cause possible side effects. Do not start any new medicines while taking metoclopramide tablets until you talk with your doctor.

Especially tell your doctor if you take:

If you are not sure if your medicine is one listed above, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of them and show it to your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.

How should I take metoclopramide tablets?

What should I avoid while taking metoclopramide tablets?

What are the possible side effects of metoclopramide tablets?

Metoclopramide tablets can cause serious side effects, including:

Call your doctor and get medical help right away if you:

Common side effects of metoclopramide tablets include:

You may have more side effects the longer you take metoclopramide tablets and the more metoclopramide tablets you take.

You may still have side effects after stopping metoclopramide tablets. You may have symptoms from stopping (withdrawal) metoclopramide tablets such as headaches, and feeling dizzy or nervous.

Tell your doctor about any side effects that bother you or do not go away. These are not all the possible side effects of metoclopramide tablets.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1–800–FDA-1088.

How should I store metoclopramide tablets?

Keep metoclopramide tablets and all medicines out of the reach of children.

General information about metoclopramide tablets

Medicines are sometimes prescribed for purposes other than those listed in a Medication Guide. Do not use metoclopramide tablets for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give metoclopramide tablets to other people, even if they have the same symptoms that you have. It may harm them.

This Medication Guide summarizes the most important information about metoclopramide tablets. If you would like more information, talk with your doctor. You can ask your doctor or pharmacist for information about metoclopramide tablets that is written for health professionals.

What are the ingredients in metoclopramide tablets?

Active ingredient: metoclopramide

Inactive ingredients:

Metoclopramide tablets, USP 10 mg: microcrystalline cellulose, corn starch, pregelatinized starch, colloidal silicon dioxide and stearic acid.

Revised: 04/2013
 
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