metoclopramide

A drug that increases the motility (movements and contractions) of the stomach and upper intestine. It is used to treat certain stomach problems and nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy. It belongs to the families of drugs called antiemetics and motility agents. Also called Reglan.

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  • Metoclopramide — Systematic (IUPAC) name 4 amino 5 chloro N (2 (di …   Wikipedia

  • Metoclopramide — Métoclopramide Métoclopramide Général Nom IUPAC …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Métoclopramide — Général Nom IUPAC …   Wikipédia en Français

  • métoclopramide — ● métoclopramide nom masculin Médicament chimique de synthèse agissant sur le tube digestif comme antispasmodique, accélérateur de l évacuation gastrique et frénateur des vomissements …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • metoclopramide — ˌmed.əˈklōprəˌmīd noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary methoxy + chlor + procainamide; originally formed as French métoclopramide : an antiemetic drug C14H22ClN3O2 administered in the form of its hydrochloride …   Useful english dictionary

  • metoclopramide — /met oh kloh preuh muyd /, n. Pharm. a white crystalline substance, C14H22ClN3O2, used primarily in the symptomatic treatment of certain upper gastrointestinal tract problems, and as an antiemetic. [met(h)o(benzamide) a component + C(H)LO(RO) 2 + …   Universalium

  • metoclopramide — noun A gastrokinetic drug with antiemetic properties …   Wiktionary

  • metoclopramide — met·o·clo·pra·mide .met ə klō prə .mīd n an antiemetic drug administered in the form of its hydrated hydrochloride C14H22ClN3O2·HCl·H2O * * * n. a drug that antagonizes the actions of dopamine; it is used to treat nausea, vomiting, indigestion,… …   Medical dictionary

  • metoclopramide — met·o·clo·pra·mide …   English syllables

  • metoclopramide — n. a drug that antagonizes the actions of dopamine; it is used to treat nausea and vomiting, particularly when associated with gastrointestinal disorders. It is administered by mouth or injection; high doses may cause drowsiness and muscle spasms …   The new mediacal dictionary

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