What route is metoclopramide?

The solution can be administered intravenously or intramuscularly. Intravenous doses should be administered as a slow bolus (at least over 3 minutes). The recommended dose is 0.1 to 0.15 mg/kg body weight, repeated up to three times daily by intravenous route. The maximum dose in 24 hours is 0.5 mg/kg body weight.

What is Reglan given for?

This medication is used to treat certain conditions of the stomach and intestines. Metoclopramide is used as a short-term treatment (4 to 12 weeks) for ongoing heartburn when the usual medicines do not work well enough. It is used mostly for heartburn that occurs after a meal or during the daytime.

What is metoclopramide 10mg tablets used for?

Metoclopramide is used to treat the symptoms of slow stomach emptying (gastroparesis) in patients with diabetes. It works by increasing the movements or contractions of the stomach and intestines. It relieves symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, heartburn, a feeling of fullness after meals, and loss of appetite.

How do you administer metoclopramide 10mg IV?

Prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting. Up to 500 micrograms/kg daily in 3 divided doses, when administered by slow intravenous injection, to be given over at least 3 minutes. 10 mg up to 3 times a day, when administered by slow intravenous injection, to be given over at least 3 minutes.

Will Reglan make you sleepy?

Reglan (metoclopramide) is prescribed for gastrointestinal disorders. The most common side effects of the drug are relatively minor and include restlessness, drowsiness, fatigue and a general lack of energy.

How often is Reglan given?

Continuous Dosing The recommended adult dosage of Reglan is 10 to 15 mg four times daily for 4 to 12 weeks. The treatment duration is determined by endoscopic response. Administer the dosage thirty minutes before each meal and at bedtime. The maximum recommended daily dosage is 60 mg.