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metoclopramide injection, USP Indications and Usage

INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Diabetic Gastroparesis (Diabetic Gastric Stasis)

Metoclopramide is indicated for the relief of symptoms associated with acute and recurrent diabetic gastric stasis.

The Prevention of Nausea and Vomiting Associated with Emetogenic Cancer Chemotherapy

Metoclopramide Injection, USP is indicated for the prophylaxis of vomiting associated with emetogenic cancer chemotherapy.

The Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting

Metoclopramide Injection, USP is indicated for the prophylaxis of postoperative nausea and vomiting in those circumstances where nasogastric suction is undesirable.

Small Bowel Intubation

Metoclopramide Injection, USP may be used to facilitate small bowel intubation in adults and pediatric patients in whom the tube does not pass the pylorus with conventional maneuvers.

Radiological Examination

Metoclopramide Injection, USP may be used to stimulate gastric emptying and intestinal transit of barium in cases where delayed emptying interferes with radiological examination of the stomach and/or small intestine.

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