bullet CLOPAN® 
Metoclopramide HCl BP
Tablets / Injections 

 

 

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Durg Category:
Anti-Dopaminaergic

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Composition:
CLOPAN injection: Each 2ml ampoule contains:
Metoclopramide HCl (anhydrous) BP..........10mg
in water for injection.
CLOPAN tablets: Each tablet contains:
Metoclopramide HCl BP........... 10mg
 

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Indications:
- Symptomatic Gastroesophageal Reflux.
- Diabetic Gastroparesis (Diabetic Gastric Stasis).
- Prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with emetogenic cancer chemotherapy.
- prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting.
- CLOPAN injection is used to facilitate small bowel Intubation in adults and pediatric patients.
- CLOPAN injection may be used to stimulate gastring emptying and intestinal transit or barium in cases where delayed emptying interferes with radiological examination of stomach and/or small intestine.
 

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Dosage and Administration:
CLOPAN injection:
CLOPAN injection may be administered either intramuscularly or by slow intravenous injection(2 minutes). The recommended dosage of CLOPAN injection especially for children and young adults should not exceed 0.5mg/kg body weight.
Adults: 15 years and over, weighing 60kg or more 1 ampoule (10mg) 3 times a day.
Adults: 15 years and over, weighing less than 60kg, 5mg, 3 times a day.
CLOPAN tablets:
For the relief of symptomatic Gastroesophageal Reflux:
Administer CLOPAN tablets from 10 to 15mg orally upto q.i.d. 30 minutes before each meal and at bed time.
For the relief of symptoms associated with Diabetic Gastroparesis (Diabetic Gastric Stasis):
Administer CLOPAN tablet (10mg) 30 minutes before each meal and at bed time for two to eight weeks.
 

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Presentation:
CLOPAN injection: Pack of 10 x 2ml ampoules.
CLOPAN tablets: Blister Pack of 20 tablets. Blister pack of 500 tablets.
 

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Storage:
CLOPAN injection and tablets should be stored in a cool place and protected from light.