Philometro Metoclopramide Injection

PHILOMETRO
METOCLOPRAMIDE INJECTION BP 10mg/2ml

 

It is a sterile solution & Metoclopramide Hydrocloride in water for injection. Each 2ml ampoule contains Metoclopramide Hydrochloride 10mg.

 

ACTION

Metoclopramide hydrochloride is a substituted benzamide which stimulates the motility of the upper gastro-intestinal tract without effecting gastric acid secretion. Metoclopramide increases gastric peristals is leading to accelerated gastric emptying.

 

INDICATIONS

Used in the treatment of some forms of nausea and vomiting such as that associated with cancer therapy or that following surgery, It is of little benefit in the prevention or treatment of motion sickness.

This agent may be used to facilitate intubation procedures and to stimulate gastric emptying during radiographic examinations.

Also used for gastrooesophageal reflux or gastric stasis.

 

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Given by intremuscular or slow intravenous injection in 10 mg three times daily.

 

ADVERSE EFFECT

This agent may cause extrapyramidal symptoms which usually occur as acute dystonic reactions especially in young patents. The risk may be reduced by keeping the daily dose below 500 ug per kg body weight. Parkinsonism and/or tardive dyskinesa have occasionally occurred.

 

AVAILABILITY

Ampoule of 2 ml – Box of 10 ampoules.
Ampoule of 2 ml – Box of 100 ampoules.

 

STORE

In air tight containers. Protect from light.

 

NAFDAC Reg. No.: B4-3500

 

Manufactured by

Hubei Tianyao Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd.

No. 7 Dufu Block, Jianshe Road, Xiangyang Hubei China.

 

Marketed by

A-Nwaeze Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.

 

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