risk for tardive dyskinesia with metoclopramide

Experts are warning about the risk for tardive dyskinesia with metoclopramide.

We usually associate this movement disorder with haloperidol and other traditional antipsychotics. But it's also seen with metoclopramide...especially with chronic use and high doses.

Discourage using metoclopramide for longer than 3 months... especially in the elderly.

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