metoclopramide HCl

metoclopramide HCl

(met´əklō´prəmīd´),
n brand name: Clopra, Maxolon, Reglan;
drug class: central dopamine receptor antagonist;
action: enhances response to acetylcholine of tissue in upper GI tract, which causes contraction of gastric muscle, relaxes pyloric and duodenal segments, increases peristalsis without stimulating secretions; antiemetic action occurs centrally;
uses: prevention of nausea, vomiting induced by chemotherapy, radiation, delayed gastric emptying, gastroesophageal reflux.
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