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Gimoti (nasal)

Generic Name: Metoclopramide Nasal [Met-oh-KLO Pra-mide]
Brand name: Gimoti
Drug class: GI stimulants

What is Gimoti nasal?

Adults with diabetes can use Metoclopramide Nasal to treat symptoms such as slow stomach emptying, stomach pain, bloating, and nausea.This medication guide does not list all possible uses of metoclopramide.

Side effects of Gimoti nasal

Seek emergency medical attention if you experience any of the following: hives, rash, blisters, or mouth sores.

If you experience any of the following signs of serious movement disease, they may appear within the first two days of treatment:

  • Tremors in your legs or arms;
  • uncontrolled facial muscle movements (chewing, lip-smacking, frowning, tongue motion, blinking, or eye movement);
  • difficulty breathing or
  • Any new or unusual muscle movements that you cannot control

Gimoti can cause serious side effects. Contact your doctor immediately if:

  • confusion, depression, thoughts of harming yourself, or suicide
  • Problems with walking or balance; slow or jerky muscle movement;
  • mask-like appearance on your face;
  • a seizure;
  • Anxiety, aggression, jittery feelings, difficulty staying still, and sleep problems
  • rapid weight gain, swelling, shortness of breath, and feeling dizzy;
  • missed menstrual periods;
  • breast swelling, nipple discharge, or
  • severe reaction to the nervous system—very rigid muscles, high temperature, and sweating. Also, confusion, rapid or uneven heartbeats

Gimoti can cause the following side effects:

  • Unpleasant Taste;
  • feeling tired; or
  • headache.

If you experience side effects, please contact the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


Long-term or high doses of metoclopramide may cause serious movement disorders that are not reversible. If you're a woman or older, you're more likely to experience this disorder.Metoclopramide NASAL should never be taken in larger amounts or for longer than eight weeks at once, without prior consultation from your healthcare provider.If you experience uncontrollable movements of your lips, your tongue, your eyes, your face, your arms, or your legs, call your doctor immediately.

Before you take this drug

Do not use metoclopramide in the following cases:

  • tardive dyskinesia, a disorder of involuntary movement;
  • stomach and intestinal problems, such as a perforation, bleeding, or blockage (a hole in your stomach or intestines);
    Epilepsy (or other seizure disorders);
  • a tumour of the adrenal gland (pheochromocytoma);
  • Have you experienced muscle movement issues as a result of using metoclopramide or similar medicines

Tell your physician if you've ever:

  • Liver or kidney disease
  • Problems with muscle movement;
  • congestive heart failure or a heart rhythm disorder;
  • high blood pressure;
  • seizures;
  • breast Cancer
  • mental illness or depression; or
  • Parkinson's disease.

Tell your doctor if, after being tested for an enzyme that helps break down certain medications in the body, you have been told that you are a bad metabolizer of CYP2D6.

Inform your doctor about pregnancy. The use of metoclopramide during late pregnancy can harm the unborn child.Talk to your doctor about breastfeeding if you're concerned that the baby is showing unusual signs of weakness, such as pale skin or yellowing, or if they have a fever or dark urine.This product is not suitable for anyone under 18 years of age.

How to take Gimoti nasal?

Use your medicine as directed. Read all the instructions on the label.Spray the nasal spray 30 minutes prior to each meal and before bedtime.Metoclopramide is typically prescribed only for 2–8-week periods at a stretch.Never use more metoclopramide than recommended or for longer than 8 weeks. A serious movement disorder may result from high doses of metoclopramide or prolonged use. If you're a woman or older, you're at a higher risk.Do not use metoclopramide (oral, nasal, or injection) for longer than 12 weeks.Keep the container tightly closed and at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. Discard the bottle four weeks after it has been opened, even if medicine is still inside.You may experience unpleasant withdrawal symptoms after stopping metoclopramide. These include headaches, dizziness, or nervousness.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Do not take two doses in one go.Do not use the medication again until you have taken your next dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Call the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222 or seek emergency medical care. An overdose may cause drowsiness or confusion.

Avoid this

Don't drink alcohol.You may be unable to react properly.

Interaction with other drug

Metoclopramide nasal can make you more drowsy. Consult your doctor before taking an opioid, sleeping pill, muscle relaxer, or medication for anxiety or seizures.Inform your doctor of all the medications you are taking. Metoclopramide can be affected by many drugs, including:

  • blood pressure medication;
  • insulin;
  • medicine for treating depression or mental illness.
  • a medicine used to treat Parkinson's, restless legs syndrome,
  • MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, tranylcypromine and other similar medicines.

The list of drugs that may interact with metoclopramide is not exhaustive. It includes prescription and non-prescription medications, vitamins, and herbal products.