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Metoclopramide (maxolon; primperan)

Abstract

Since we reviewed metoclopramide (Maxolon; Primperan)1 much more information on it has become available. Metoclopramide is promoted as an anti-emetic and for the relief of a wide variety of upper gastrointestinal symptoms including heartburn, ‘flatulent dyspepsia’ and gastritis. It is also offered as a way of facilitating radiological studies and diagnostic intubation of the small intestine.

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