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Precautions and Warnings With Metoclopramide

Who Should Not Take Metoclopramide?

You should not take metoclopramide if you:
 
  • Are allergic to metoclopramide, Reglan, or any of the inactive components used to make the medication. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Have gastrointestinal bleeding or perforation, a gastrointestinal blockage, or any other condition in which an increase in the activity of the digestive tract might be dangerous.
     
  • Have epilepsy or seizures.
     
  • Take medications that increase the risk of extrapyramidal symptoms (such as most antipsychotic medications).
     

Metoclopramide Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which metoclopramide should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions with metoclopramide were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific metoclopramide warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
 
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