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ATC codes: A03FA01
Indication
Palliative care ICD11 code: QC7A
INN
Metoclopramide
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Core
Formulations
Oral > Liquid: 5 mg per 5 mL
Oral > Solid: 10 mg (hydrochloride)
Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 5 mg per mL in 2 mL ampoule (hydrochloride)
EML status history
First added in 2013 (TRS 985)
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Following a review of medicines used in palliative care by the Expert Committee in 2013, metoclopramide was included on the core list of the EML for the additional indication of management of nausea and vomiting in adults receiving palliative care.