Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Pliva 430 - Metoclopramide
In fact, the medication distributed as Reglan or Maxolon is internationally known as Metoclopramide. Different pharmaceutical companies may distribute their products under various brand names. Anyway, the essential thing is the active ingredient in the drug. Name brands may change from country to country but the medicine remains the same. Pliva, Inc. manufactures its own generic version of Metoclopramide in pills of two strengths (5mg and 10mg). PLIVA 430 is 10mg pill. The pill is little, white and round, with "PLIVA 430" index debossed on one side. The other side is scored, with no letters or numbers. Metoclopramide is mainly used for treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), as a gastrointestinal stimulant and antinauseant.