*** PLEASE NOTE***
The information and instructions on the following pages should not replace those given to you by your doctor.
Metoclopramide is taken to increase the activity of the digestive system. In Israel, the drug is generally called 'Pramine'.
Do not use when
Consult your doctor when
Your child has medical problems, especially blockage or bleeding in the bowels, epilepsy, kidney problems, urinary tract problems, digestive problems, Parkinson's or psychological problems
Your child is taking other medications
Your child has food allergies
How should I store the medication?
Store the medication in a cool place, in a tightly closed container. Keep out of reach of children.
Do not use past the expiration date.
Administering the Medication
Follow the instructions and administration times as set by your physician. Do not chew the medication. Teenagers should take 1/2 – 1 tablet 2-3 times a day. It should be taken 1/2 hour prior to a meal with a glass of water.
What should I do if I forget to administer the medication on time?
If you forget to administer the medication on time, give it immediately when you remember. Do not give two doses together to make up for a skipped dose.
When can I stop giving the medication to my child?
Finish the round as instructed by your doctor. Even if your child feels better, do not end treatment without consulting your doctor.
Side effects include diarrhea, nausea, dizziness, and drowsiness.
Call your doctor when