Metoclopramide will have a new MedGuide and black box warning about the risk for tardive dyskinesia

Metoclopramide will have a new MedGuide and black box warning about the risk for tardive dyskinesia.

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 the elderly.

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