Definitions for "Metoclopramide"
drug used to stimulate muscle contraction of the stomach.
A dopamine antagonist that stimulates motility of the the upper gastrointestinal tract
(met-oh-KLOH-pra-mide) A drug that increases the motility (movements and contractions) of the stomach and upper intestine. It is used to treat certain stomach problems and nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy. It belongs to the families of drugs called antiemetics and motility agents. Also called Reglan.