Perinorm (2 ml) is a gastrointestinal stimulant andantinauseant, prescribed for heartburn and esophagitis due to GERD and fortreating patients who have gastroparesis (partial paralysis of the stomach) andprevention of nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy.
Caution needed for children, elderly, patients with historyof liver or kidney disease, porphyria (group of inherited or acquired disordersof certain enzymes), epilepsy, Parkinson's disease, diabetes, history ofdepression.
It may cause dizziness. Do not drive a car or operatemachinery until you know how this medication affects you.
Do not drink alcohol or use medicines that may causedrowsiness.
Do not take more than the recommended dose or use thismedication for longer than 12 weeks without checking with your doctor.
Heart: Acuteheart failure, slow heart rate, fluid retention, high blood pressure, low bloodpressure and fast heart rate.
Central NervousSystem: Sedation, dizziness, restlessness, involuntary body movements,spasms, depression, malignant neuroleptic syndrome (condition where patientexperiences rigidity, decreased consciousness, fever and fluctuating bloodpressure and heart rate â€“ may be fatal).
Gastrointestinal:Bowel disturbances, primarily diarrhea and nausea.
Skin: Transientflushing of face or upper body with high IV doses.
Hormone:Galactorrhea ( spontaneous flow of milk from the breast), and increase in serum prolactin.
Genitourinary:Absence of a menstrual period, elevation of aldosterone, fluid retention,impotence, incontinence and urinary frequency.
Liver: Livertoxicity (rare).