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Maxolon

POM
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Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 24 Jul 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Adult population

Maxolon is indicated in adults for:

- Prevention of delayed chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (CINV)

- Prevention of radiotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (RINV).

- Symptomatic treatment of nausea and vomiting, including acute migraine induced nausea and vomiting. Metoclopramide can be used in combination with oral analgesics to improve the absorption of analgesics in acute migraine.

Diagnostic procedures:

Radiology,

Duodenal intubation

'Maxolon' speeds up the passage of a barium meal by increasing the rate of gastric emptying, co-ordinating peristalsis and dilating the duodenal bulb.

'Maxolon' also facilitates duodenal intubation procedures.

Paediatric population

Maxolon is indicated in children (aged 1-18 years) for:

- Prevention of delayed chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) as a second line option

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