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Metoclopramide

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your metoclopramide as scheduled, it is usually best to simply skip the missed dose, since this medication should be taken at specific times (30 minutes before meals and at bedtime). Do not take a double dose.
 

Generic Availability

Currently, this medication is available in generic form (see Generic Reglan).
 

Who Makes Metoclopramide?

Brand-name metoclopramide tablets are manufactured by ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the brand-name oral solution is no longer available). Generic metoclopramide tablets and oral solution are made by several different manufacturers.
 

Strengths

Metoclopramide tablets are available in the following strengths:
 
  • Metoclopramide 5 mg
  • Metoclopramide 10 mg.
     
This medication is also available in injectable form. Generic metoclopramide is also available as an oral solution (liquid), with 5 mg of metoclopramide per 5 mL (per teaspoonful). Brand-name metoclopramide oral solution is no longer available.
 

Storage Methods for Metoclopramide

This medication should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. It should be stored in an airtight container. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 
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