Metoclopramide is primarily prescribed for cats and
dogs, but may be prescribed in other species. Do not use in any animal
for which it was not prescribed. Not for use in humans.
Read all package instructions and precautionary statements
The dosing below represents a standard use. Follow
the specifications of your veterinarian's prescription.
- Give 0.1 to 0.2 mg Metoclopramide per pound of body
weight every 6 to 8 hours.
- Administer 30 minutes before meals.
- Provide plenty of fresh water with doses.
- Give a missed dose as soon as your remember it, unless
it is almost time for the next dose. Do not give a double dose of Metoclopramide.
Frequency of Use:
Frequency and duration of treatment varies depending
on the condition. Use exactly as prescribed by your veterinarian.
Keep out of reach of children and animals.
Store Metoclopramide in its original container, tightly
sealed, protected from heat. Protect tablets from moisture. Protect
syrup from light.
It is a violation of Federal
Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
Metoclopramide crosses the blood-brain barrier to
stop sensations of nausea and to prevent vomiting. It also regulates
and normalizes stomach contractions to keep food and bile moving in
the right direction.
Metoclopramide Tablets Active
Ingredients (per tablet): metoclopramide 10 mg
Metoclopramide Tablets Inactive
Ingredients: Anhydrous lactose, magnesium
stearate, povidone, pregelatinized starch, sodium starch glycolate,
D&C Yellow #10, and FD&C Blue #1
Metoclopramide Oral Solution Active
Ingredients (per mL): metoclopramide 1 mg
Keep Metoclopramide out of reach of children and
animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.
For animal use only. Use Metoclopramide only in an
animal for which it was prescribed.
Use as prescribed.
CAUTION: Tell your veterinarian what
medical conditions your pet has been diagnosed with. Tell your veterinarian
if your pet is pregnant or lactating, or if your pet has recently undergone
Metoclopramide can interact with other drugs or supplements.
Do not administer to pets taking cabergoline, a monoamine oxidase inhibitor
(MAOI), or wearing a Preventic flea collar. Consult your veterinarian
before administering this medication concurrently with any other drugs
Not recommended for use in animals with a history
of seizures, bowel obstruction, ulcers, or pheochromocytoma.
If this medication does not improve an animal's
symptoms, or if it exacerbates them, consult your veterinarian.
This medication is not FDA-approved for use in animals;
however, veterinarians commonly write prescriptions for this medication.
Seek emergency veterinary care for an allergic reaction.
Metoclopramide may cause drowsiness. Other side effects
may include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, confusion, edema,
and increased urination.
This medication can strengthen the effects of other
substances that cause drowsiness.
Contact your veterinarian immediately if your pet
experiences uncontrollable movements or spasms, agitation, jitteriness,
insomnia, or shortness of breath.
The above symptoms may indicate an overdose. If
you know of or suspect an overdose, contact your veterinarian right