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Orally disintegrating metoclopramide is licensed for the short-term treatment of conditions affecting the gastrointestinal system, such as diabetic gastroparesis and gastroesophageal reflux disease. Because it has several different effects in the body, it is also used to treat nausea and vomiting in certain situations. The medication comes in the form of a tablet that is placed under the tongue, where it dissolves quickly.
What Is Orally Disintegrating Metoclopramide?Orally disintegrating metoclopramide (Metozolv™ ODT) is a prescription medication approved for the following uses:
- Short-term treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Short-term treatment of diabetic gastroparesis (a condition caused by diabetes that involves the stomach emptying too slowly).
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