[ met-oh-kloh-pruh-mahyd ]
/ ˌmɛt oʊˈkloʊ prəˌmaɪd /
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a white crystalline substance, C14H22ClN3O2, used primarily in the symptomatic treatment of certain upper gastrointestinal tract problems, and as an antiemetic.
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Reglan, the commercial name for metoclopramide, is FDA-approved only for GI-related use.
Medical definitions for metoclopramide
[ mĕt′ə-klō′prə-mīd′ ]
A dopamine antagonist that facilitates muscular movement in the upper gastrointestinal tract and is usually used to treat nausea and gastroesophageal reflux.
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