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How does metoclopramide treat individuals having surgery or chemotherapy?

Metoclopramide is used to prevent nausea and vomiting resulting from the surgery or chemotherapy. Metoclopramide is a gastrointestinal stimulant, as well as an antinauseant. It works in specific brain areas to reduce nausea and assists your stomach and intestinal digestion.

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