Metoclopramide HCl is a gastrointestinal stimulant which is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and ulcers of the esophagus. It is also used to treat nausea, heartburn, vomiting, stomach pain, bloating and prolonged fullness after meals.
This type of medication comes in the form of an oral tablet or liquid. Follow the directions on your prescription label and always take the amount prescribed by your doctor.
Common side effects users may experience when taking Metoclopramide HCl include restlessness, drowsiness, constipation, fatigue and diarrhea. If you begin experiencing more severe side effects such as involuntary movements in the eyes, spasms of the neck or severe mood changes, contact your doctor immediately for assistance.
Occasionally, Metoclopramide HCl may be prescribed to treat other conditions, as directed by your doctor.