FAQs ABOUT PERINORM SYRUP
What is PERINORM SYRUP and why is it prescribed?
PERINORM SYRUP 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. PERINORM SYRUP is also used in adults to prevent nausea and vomiting caused by radiotherapy and treats nausea and vomiting which may occur with a migraine. PERINORM SYRUP can also be taken with oral painkillers in case of migraine to make painkillers work more effectively.
What are the common side effects of PERINORM SYRUP?
The most common side effects of taking PERINORM SYRUP 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 PERINORM SYRUP be used in patients with kidney disease?
PERINORM SYRUP 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 PERINORM SYRUP.
Can I drive or operate machines after taking PERINORM SYRUP?
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 PERINORM SYRUP. Consult your doctor for advice before taking PERINORM SYRUP.
Is PERINORM SYRUP safe to use during pregnancy?
PERINORM SYRUP should be used with caution during pregnancy only if clearly advised by your doctor. Consult your doctor before taking PERINORM SYRUP if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant.
Can PERINORM SYRUP be used in children?
PERINORM SYRUP is not recommended for use in children (below 1 year of age) because of the increased risk of uncontrollable movements. PERINORM SYRUP should be used with caution in children and adolescents (between age of 1 to 18 years) to prevent delayed nausea and vomiting after chemotherapy. Your child’s doctor may adjust the dose depending upon child’s age and body weight. Consult your child’s doctor for advice.