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    Antiemetic. Metoclopramide (as HCl) 10 mg / 2 ml, 10.52 mg.
    TABS: 30 x 10 mg. AMPS: 5, 25, 50, 100 x
    10 mg/2 ml.
    Adults: Recomm. dose is 10 mg, 1 to 3/
    Max. recomm. daily dose is 30 mg or
    0.5 mg/kg bdywt.
    Max. recomm. tmt period is usually 5
    Child.: Recomm. dose is 0.1 mg - 0.15
    mg/kg bdywt, 1- 3/ day.
    Max. recomm. daily dose is 0.5 mg/kg
    bdywt. Not for use in children wt. less
    than 30 kg. Max. recomm. tmt. period
    is usually 5 days.
    Diabetic gastroparesis (adults and
    child.) - see lit.
    Facilitation of diagn. proced. (adults
    and child.) - see lit.
    Antiemetic and stimul. GI motil.
    C/I: Hypersens.; When GI motil. stimul.
    poses a threat: GI hemorrh.; mechan.
    obstruct. or perfor. of the GI tract; Known
    or suspect. pheochromocytoma carriers
    because of the risk of sev. hypertensive
    epis.; Known history of tardive dyskinesia
    when taking neuroleptics or
    metoclopramide. Epilepsy (increased
    frequency and intensity of seizures).
    Parkinson’s dis.; Concom. with levodopa or
    dopamine agonists.
    Known history of methemoglobinemia
    with metoclopramide or NADH CYP-b5
    reductase defic. In childr. under 1 yr of
    age because of incr. risk of extrapyr. dis.