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What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take an overdose may experience effects such as (but not limited to):
  • Drowsiness
  • Disorientation
  • Unusual, uncontrollable muscle movements or contractions
  • Seizures
  • Lethargy.
If you happen to overdose on Reglan, seek medical attention immediately.
(Click Reglan Overdose for more information.)

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your Reglan as scheduled, it is usually best to simply skip the missed dose, since this medication should be taken at specific times (30 minutes before meals and at bedtime). Do not take a double dose.


Reglan tablets are available in the following strengths:
  • Reglan 5 mg
  • Reglan 10 mg.
This medication is also available in injectable form. Generic Reglan is also available as an oral solution (liquid), with 5 mg of metoclopramide per 5 mL (per teaspoonful). Brand-name Reglan oral solution is no longer available.

Storage Methods

This medication should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. It should be stored in an airtight container. Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.

Generic Reglan

Currently, this medication is available in generic form.
(Click Generic Reglan for more information.)
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