Can Maxolon be given IM?

Can Maxolon be given IM?

Maxolon may be administered at the dosages stated above, either intramuscularly or by slow intravenous injection (1 to 2 minutes) (see Section 4.4 Special Warnings and Precautions for Use, Other).

Can you give metoclopramide IM?

The solution can be administered intravenously or intramuscularly. Intravenous doses should be administered as a slow bolus (at least over 3 minutes). The recommended dose is 0.1 to 0.15 mg/kg body weight, repeated up to three times daily by intravenous route. The maximum dose in 24 hours is 0.5 mg/kg body weight.

Can you inject metoclopramide?

Metoclopramide Injection is given by injection into the muscle or by slow injection into a vein. Metoclopramide Injection must only be given by a doctor or nurse.

What is the indication for the metoclopramide intramuscular injection?

In adults over 20 years of age, Metoclopramide Injection is used to: relieve nausea and vomiting in migraine, cancer treatment, childbirth and infectious diseases. control vomiting after surgery. help with placing tubes into the intestine.

How do you take metoclopramide injection?

When metoclopramide injection is used to prevent nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy, it is usually given 30 minutes before the chemotherapy, then once every 2 hours for two doses, then once every 3 hours for three doses. Metoclopramide injection is also sometimes given during surgery.

How long does IM metoclopramide take to work?

Metoclopramide works by blocking messages between the CTZ and the vomiting centre. This helps reduce feelings of sickness (nausea) and helps stops vomiting. Metoclopramide tablets and liquid usually start to work after 30 to 60 minutes.

Where metoclopramide is injected?

A metoclopramide injection is given into a muscle or as an infusion into a vein. A healthcare provider will give the injection, usually during surgery, chemotherapy, or a medical procedure. Metoclopramide oral is taken for only 4 to 12 weeks.

Does metoclopramide need to be diluted?

Intravenous Administration No dilution is necessary for doses 10 mg or less in adults. Inject over 1 to 2 minutes. Dosages over 10 mg should be diluted and administered as an IV infusion. The dosage for infusion may be diluted to a concentration of 0.2 mg/mL.

What happens if you push metoclopramide too fast?

Infusion related side effects can happen if REGLAN is given too fast. You may feel very anxious and restless for a short time, and then become sleepy while you are receiving a dose of REGLAN. Tell your doctor or nurse right away if this happens.

How fast do you push metoclopramide?

Intravenous injections of undiluted metoclopramide should be made slowly allowing 1 to 2 minutes for 10 mg since a transient but intense feeling of anxiety and restlessness, followed by drowsiness, may occur with rapid administration.