Which of the following is false regarding metoclopramide: (AIIMS May 2009)
|A||Extrapyramidal side effects|
|B||Promotes gastric motility|
|D||Stimulates chemo trigger zone|
a. Metoclopramide is chemically related to Procainamide.
b. It speeds gastric emptying by increasing gastric peristalsis and relaxing pylorus and first part of duodenum. It directly acts on CTZ and blocks it.
c. It is a dopamine (D2) receptor blocker and produces extrapyramidal side effects and hyperprolactinemia.