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Reglan (Metoclopramide)

Also Known as Maxolon

Prescription medicineOnly Available By Prescription

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Example: If you find a product on Canada Drugs Direct for $50.00 and find the same product for $40.00 at another mail order pharmacy, we will provide you with a $12.50 discount, bringing your total to $37.50.

To get the discount please make sure to mention the price match to the customer service team when they call to collect payment for your order. Or call toll free at 1-888-904-8467 to place the order through the phone.

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  • Guaranteed lowest price is only valid at the time of sale.
  • We will only match the current advertised price.
  • Products must be identical and in stock at the time of placing an order with a licensed mail order pharmacy. They must be an online Canadian pharmacy with an address in Canada.
  • Products must be authentic in brand and size (same manufacturer, same country of manufacture, same pack size, same strength and same quantity).
  • Products must be new. We cannot match the price of any used, short expiry or expired product.
  • Price match can only be issued over the phone with our customer service team. Please note at this time we cannot offer price matching for the products Ozempic or Saxenda.
What is a Generic Drug?

A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.

The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.

Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.


Reglan (metoclopramide) is a prescription medication used:

  • To treat and prevent post-op and chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting
  • To facilitate intestinal intubation
  • As a diagnostic aid during gastrointestinal radiography
  • To treat symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • To treat diabetic and postsurgical gastroparesis
  • To treat migraine
  • To treat persistent hiccups
  • For lactation induction
  • For radiation sensitization
  • To treat pregnancy-induced nausea and vomiting
  • To facilitate gastric emptying in babies with feeding intolerance
  • To treat Tourette’s syndrome or chronic tic disorders
  • To treat cyclic vomiting syndrome

Reglan is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:

  • 5 mg/mL intramuscular injection
  • 5 mg/mL intravenous injection
  • 5 mg and 10 mg tablets to be taken by mouth
  • 5 mg and 10 mg tablets to be dissolved in the mouth

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US DailyMed, US FDA


80 ± 15% (by mouth)

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Elimination half-life

5–6 hours

Dosage (Strength)

5mg, 10mg


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Reglan is one of the brand names for metoclopramide. It may also be sold under other brand names.

Protein binding

Metoclopramide has a moderate protein binding of approximately 30%

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Routes of administration

By Mouth


Reglan should be used as your doctor has prescribed. You may speak to your doctor or pharmacist if any questions or concerns arise.

The condition being treated determines your dose and dosage form of Reglan. Information concerning the dosage form and dose of Reglan you should use will be provided to you by your doctor.

An adjusted dose may be necessary for patients with liver and kidney issues.


The active ingredient contained in Reglan is metoclopramide.


Do not use Reglan if you have any of the following:

  • An allergy to metoclopramide, paraben, procainamide, or to any of the other ingredients contained in Reglan
  • Gastrointestinal motility stimulation that may be dangerous (e.g., gastrointestinal bleeding, obstruction, or perforation)
  • Seizures or seizure disorder
  • History of tardive dyskinesia or a dystonic reaction
  • Pheochromocytoma or catecholamine-releasing paragangliomas

Children, infants, and neonates should also avoid some forms of Reglan.


Reglan includes the following FDA Boxed Warning:

  • Tardive dyskinesia, a movement disorder that can be irreversible, can occur with Reglan use. Treatment for tardive dyskinesia is not known. The risk for tardive dyskinesia increases with duration of treatment and total cumulative dosage.
  • Reglan should be stopped in patients who develop signs or symptoms of tardive dyskinesia.
  • Reglan treatment should not exceed more than 12 weeks due to the risk of developing tardive dyskinesia with longer-term use.
  • Before you start treatment with Reglan, talk to your doctor about:
    • All prescription and nonprescription medications you take
    • Any allergies you may have
    • Your past medical history and current health issues
    • Your pregnancy status
    • Your breastfeeding status
  • Use Reglan with caution if you have heart disease, heart failure, or high blood pressure.
  • Avoid abruptly stopping Reglan.
  • Patients with depression may need to avoid Reglan.
  • You should avoid driving, operating machinery, or engaging in other hazardous activities until you know how you tolerate Reglan.
  • The lowest effective dose possible should be used in older patients.
  • Patients with liver disease or kidney failure should use caution while using Reglan. Dose adjustments may be required.
  • Patients with a history of breast cancer should use caution while using Reglan.
  • Pregnant patients should only use Reglan if necessary.
  • Patients who are breastfeeding should use Reglan with caution.
  • Reglan can cause malignant hyperthermia.

Side Effects

Restlessness, drowsiness, fatigue, and lack of energy are possible Reglan side effects; however, other side effects may also occur. Contact your doctor right away if you have side effects that bother you or won’t go away.

Looking to buy Reglan medication online at a competitive price? With a valid prescription from your doctor, you can at Canada Drugs Direct.


  1. Metoclopramide. PDR.
  2. Reglan. Baudette, MN; ANI Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 2017.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The above information is intended to increase awareness of health information and does not suggest treatment or diagnosis. This information is not a substitute for individual medical attention and should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. See your health care professional for medical advice and treatment.

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