Maxeron 5mg Syrup 30ml

Vomitting/Emesis Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

MAXERON 5MG contains Metoclopramide which belongs to the group of medicines called Anti-emetics. It is used to prevent delayed nausea and vomiting in children (aged 1 to 18 years, when other medicines do not work or cannot be used to prevent it) and adults that may occur after chemotherapy. MAXERON 5MG is also used in adults to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by radiotherapy and treats nausea and vomiting which may occur with a migraine.

Migraine is a headache which causes severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, particularly on one side of the head and it is characterized by symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light. MAXERON 5MG can also be taken with oral painkillers in case of migraine to make painkillers work more effectively.

Your doctor may perform blood tests during the treatment to monitor your blood pigment (haemoglobin) levels. Your doctor may immediately or permanently stop your treatment if there are any abnormalities in the blood pigment levels.

MAXERON 5MG is not recommended for use in patients with epilepsy, parkinson’s disease, bleeding, obstruction or tear in the stomach or gut, tumour of the adrenal gland (pheochromocytoma) and involuntary muscle spasms (due to other medicines). MAXERON 5MG should be used with caution in pregnant women only if clearly advised by the doctor and it is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk.

MAXERON 5MG is not recommended for use in children (below 1 year of age) and should be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged 1 to 18 years). MAXERON 5MG should be used with caution in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before taking it. The most common side effects of taking MAXERON 5MG are drowsiness, restlessness, feeling weak uncontrollable body movements (such as muscle stiffness or rigidity) and diarrhoea. Consult your physician immediately if any of the side effects worsen.

USES OF MAXERON 5MG

  • prevents delayed nausea and vomiting that occurs after chemotherapy (in children (aged 1 to 18 years) and adults)
  • prevents nausea and vomiting caused by radiotherapy
  • treats nausea and vomiting that may occur with migraine

HOW MAXERON 5MG WORKS

MAXERON 5MG acts and suppresses certain centres called dopamine (brain chemical) centres by decreasing the sensitivity of the nerves that transmit signals from the gastrointestinal tract to the vomiting centres in the brain. It also relaxes the stomach muscles, enhances the motility of the gut and prevents nausea and vomiting.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take MAXERON 5MG as advised by your physician. Shake well before use. Use a measuring cup or spoon to properly measure the dose. Your doctor will determine the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF MAXERON 5MG

COMMON

  • drowsiness
  • uncontrollable movements such as shaking, tics, twisting movements or muscle contracture (stiffness, rigidity)
  • rigidity and tremor (similar to Parkinson’s disease)
  • diarrhoea
  • feeling weak
  • restlessness

UNCOMMON

  • elevated levels of a hormone called prolactin (which may cause milk secretion in men and women who are not breastfeeding)
  • irregular periods
  • hallucination
  • reduced consciousness
  • allergy
  • visual problems and involuntary deviation of eyeball

RARE

  • confusional state
  • convulsions (especially in patients with fits)

Stop taking MAXERON 5MG and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of severe allergic reactions (such as swelling of the face, lips, tongue, throat and difficulties in breathing)
  • signs of a brain disorder called neuroleptic malignant syndrome (such as sweating, high fever, high blood pressure, convulsions and production of saliva)
  • uncontrollable movements of the head and neck (occurs in children or young adults)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhoea:

Drink lot of fluids, such as water or fruit juice to keep yourself hydrated. Avoid eating high-fat or spicy foods. Do not take any medicine on your own to treat diarrhoea without consulting your doctor.

Feeling weak:

Drink plenty of fluid and eat a balanced diet and frequent meals. Do regular minimal exercise (such as walking) and follow a regular sleep schedule. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

MAXERON 5MG should be used with caution in pregnant women or women who are planning to become pregnant only if clearly advised by your doctor. Consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

MAXERON 5MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk and affect the baby. Consult your doctor before taking it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel dizzy, drowsy or have uncontrollable twitching, jerking or writhing movements and unusual muscle tone leading to distortion of the body or your vision gets affected after taking MAXERON 5MG.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking MAXERON 5MG because it may increase the effect of sleepiness and drowsiness.

KIDNEY

MAXERON 5MG should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Lower doses may be given to patients having severe liver problems. Consult with your doctor before taking MAXERON 5MG.

LIVER

MAXERON 5MG should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Lower doses may be given to patients having severe liver problems. Consult with your doctor before taking MAXERON 5MG.

ALLERGY

Do not take MAXERON 5MG if you are allergic to Metoclopramide or any of its constituents.

HEART DISEASE

MAXERON 5MG should be used with caution in patients having heart diseases such as history of abnormal heartbeats (QT interval prolongation, seen in an ECG) or any other heart problems. Consult with your doctor before taking MAXERON 5MG.

OTHERS

MAXERON 5MG is not recommended for use if you:

  • have bleeding, obstruction or a tear in your stomach or gut
  • have or may have a rare tumour of adrenal gland called pheochromocytoma
  • have ever had involuntary muscle spasms (when treated with any medicine in the past)
  • have epilepsy (seizures or fits)
  • have parkinson’s disease (brain disorder causing uncontrollable movements of the body)
  • have abnormal levels of blood pigments (methemoglobinemia or NADH cytochrome b5 deficiency)

Before taking MAXERON 5MG, inform your doctor if you:

  • have problems with the levels of salts in the blood such as potassium, sodium or magnesium
  • have any brain problems

Use in paediatrics:

MAXERON 5MG is not recommended for use in children (below 1 year of age) because of the increased risk of uncontrollable movements. MAXERON 5MG should be used with caution in children and adolescents (between the ages of 1 to 18 years) to prevent delayed nausea and vomiting after chemotherapy. Your child’s doctor may adjust the dose depending upon the child’s age and body weight. Consult the child’s doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

MAXERON 5MG should be used with caution in elderly patients and your doctor may adjust the dose depending upon kidney and liver function and overall health condition. Consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Before taking MAXERON 5MG, inform your doctor if you have received or taking any of the following medicines:

  • medicines used to treat a brain disorder called Parkinson’s disease (Ex. levodopa, carbidopa, entacapone, tolcapone)
  • anticholinergics (medicines used to treat stomach cramps and spasms) Ex. dicyclomine, hyoscyamine
  • morphine derivatives (medicine used to treat severe pain) Ex. oxycodone, oxymorphone
  • sedative medicines (used to treat sleeping disorders, anxiety or panic attacks) Ex. diazepam, lorazepam
  • chlorpromazine, carbamazepine, lithium (used to treat mental health problems)
  • medicines used to treat depression (Ex. fluoxetine, paroxetine)
  • medicine used to treat heart failure (Ex. digoxin)
  • ciclosporin (medicine used during organ transplant to avoid organ rejection)
  • mivacurium and suxamethonium (medicines used to relax the muscles)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of MAXERON 5MG, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdose are uncontrollable movements, feeling drowsy, troublesome consciousness, confusion, hallucinations and heart problems.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Metoclopramide
Pharmacological Category :   Anti-emetics
Therapeutic Indication :   Prevents and treats nausea and vomiting
Dosage Forms :  

Syrup, Injection, Tablet, Capsule

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep out of the sight and reach of children
  • Store MAXERON 5MG at room temperature below 25ºC

FAQs ABOUT MAXERON 5MG

What is MAXERON 5MG and why is it prescribed?

MAXERON 5MG contains Metoclopramide which belongs to the group of medicines called Anti-emetics. It is used to prevent delayed nausea and vomiting in children (aged 1 to 18 years, when other medicines do not work or cannot be used to prevent it) and adults that may occur after chemotherapy. MAXERON 5MG is also used in adults to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by radiotherapy and treats nausea and vomiting which may occur with a migraine. MAXERON 5MG can also be taken with oral painkillers in case of migraine to make painkillers work more effectively.

What are the common side effects of [GBNKWYWORD]?

The most common side effects of taking MAXERON 5MG are drowsiness, uncontrollable movements of the body (such as shaking, tics, twisting movements or muscle stiffness or rigidity), tremor and rigidity similar to parkinson’s disease, restlessness, diarrhoea and feeling weak. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of these side effects.

Can MAXERON 5MG be used in patients with kidney disease?

MAXERON 5MG should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Your doctor may adjust the dose to the lowest effective dose in patients with moderate or severe kidney problems. Consult with your doctor before taking MAXERON 5MG.

Can I drive or operate machines after taking MAXERON 5MG?

Do not drive or operate machines if you feel dizzy, drowsy or have uncontrollable twitching, jerking or writhing movements and unusual muscle tone leading to distortion of the body or your vision gets affected after taking MAXERON 5MG. Consult your doctor for advice before taking MAXERON 5MG.

Is MAXERON 5MG safe to use during pregnancy?

MAXERON 5MG should be used with caution during pregnancy only if clearly advised by your doctor. Consult your doctor before taking MAXERON 5MG if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.

Can MAXERON 5MG be used in children?

MAXERON 5MG is not recommended for use in children (below 1 year of age) because of the increased risk of uncontrollable movements. MAXERON 5MG should be used with caution in children and adolescents (between ages of 1 to 18 years) to prevent delayed nausea and vomiting after chemotherapy. Your child’s doctor may adjust the dose depending upon the child’s age and body weight. Consult the child’s doctor for advice.

REFERENCES

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4. Cox, R., Newman, C.E. and Leyland, M.J. Metoclopramide in the reduction of nausea and vomiting associated with combined chemotherapy. Springer Link. April 1982. [Accessed on 3rd August 2022] https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF00292884#citeas

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Complete blood count

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    40 g
    Ingredient
    METOCLOPRAMIDE 5MG
    Hsn Code
    30049035
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