Gastric disorder & dysfunction of
bowels, post-operative states & inclination to retention in connection with pylorus &
duodenum ulcer. Nausea & vomiting. Prior to X-ray & gastro-enterological
exam to accelerate gastric discharge & small bowel transit time.
Nausea & vomiting, dyspepsia
1-2 tab three times daily.
Disorders of motility 1-2
Premedication 2 tab about
10 min before gastroenterological exam.
Whenever stimulation of GI
motility might be dangerous, eg intestinal obstruction; pheochromocytoma,
Children & young patients;
pregnancy, lactation; diabetes, depression; patients taking other drugs that
can also cause extrapyramidal reactions..
dizziness, fatigue, drowsiness, headache, depression, restlessness, GI
Effects antagonised by
anticholinergics & narcotic analgesics. Increased sedation with CNS
depressants. Absorption of drugs ( digoxin, cimetidine) may be impaired
absorption from small intestine increased ( paracetamol, tetracyclines,
levodopa). Insulin require may be altered due to change in timing of food
delivery to intestines.
10 mg x 1000's