Metoclopramide and paracetamol is used to treat the pain, nausea and vomiting that occurs with migraine attacks.
Take metoclopramide and paracetamol as directed with a glass of water.
Should an occasional dose be missed it need not be taken later.
Some medicines available without a prescription may react with metoclopramide and paracetamol including:
Paracetamol is contained in a wide variety of pain relief and cough and cold medicines. Do not take other medicines that also contain paracetamol, unless you discuss this with a health professional.
Tell your pharmacist or doctor about all medicines or treatments that you may be taking including vitamins, herbal products or recreational drugs.
|Side Effects||Recommended action|
Skin rash, skin peeling or blisters
|Stop taking and see your doctor immediately|
Face or neck muscle spasm, unusual eye movements
Feeling restless, strange or uncontrolled movements, tremor, stiffness
Fast or irregular heartbeat
|Tell your doctor immediately|
Dizziness, headache, drowsiness, tiredness or weakness, trouble sleeping
Sore or enlarged breasts, breastmilk production
|Tell your health professional if troublesome|
If you notice any other effects, discuss them with your doctor or pharmacist.
This leaflet contains important, but not all, information about this medicine.
Prepared by the PILs Committee at Christchurch Hospital, Canterbury District Health Board, New Zealand. January 2020
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