... METOCLOPRAMIDE (Reglan®) has a number of uses. Metoclopramide increases the movements of the stomach and intestines. It can help treat heartburn in patients who suffer from a backward flow of stomach acid into the esophagus, often called "GERD". It is also used for diabetic gastroparesis, a condition in some diabetics that causes discomfort, heartburn, nausea, and a feeling of fullness after meals. It can also be used for other purposes, like hiccups. Generic metoclopramide tablets are available. ...
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Metoclopramide Systematic (IUPAC) name 4-amino-5-chloro-N-(2-(diethylamino)ethyl)- 2-methoxybenzamide Identifiers CAS number 364-62-5 ATC code A03FA01 PubChem 4168 DrugBank APRD00665 Chemical data Formula C14H22N3ClO2  Mol. weight 299.80 g/mol Pharmacokinetic data Bioavailability 80±15% (oral) Metabolism Hepatic Half life 5–6 hours Excretion 70–85% renal, 2% faecal Therapeutic considerations Pregnancy cat. A (Au), B (U.S.) Legal status ...
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