MAXOLON Tablet Ref.[7319] Active ingredients: Metoclopramide

Source: Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB)  Revision Year: 2018  Publisher: Amdipharm UK Limited, Capital House, 85 King William Street, London EC4N 7BL, UK

Product name and form

Maxolon 10mg Tablets.

Pharmaceutical Form

White to ivory-white circular double convex tablet with a single break bar on one side.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Each tablet contains Metoclopramide Hydrochloride BP 10mg equivalent to 10mg of the anhydrous substance.

Excipients with known effect:

Lactose: contains 125.00 mg of lactose per tablet.

For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.

Active Ingredient Description

The action of metoclopramide is closely associated with parasympathetic nervous control of the upper gastro-intestinal tract where it has the effect of encouraging normal peristaltic action. This provides for a fundamental approach to the control of those conditions where disturbed gastrointestinal motility is a common underlying factor.

List of Excipients

Maize starch (dried)
Colloidal silicon dioxide
Magnesium stearate
Pregelatinised maize starch

Pack sizes and marketing

Standard aluminium containers of 3, 6, 9, 12, 100 or 500 tablets.

Plastic reclosable containers packed into carton of 42, 84, 100 or 500 tablets.

Amber glass bottles of 100 or 500 tablets.

PVC blister (300 microns) of 20, 21, 42 or 84 tablets backed with aluminium foil (20 microns). The underside of the foils is coated with vinyl based laquer.

PVC (200 microns)/PVDC (60gsm) blister of 20, 21, 42 or 84 tablets.

Standard aluminium canister for 12 tablets packed with one ampoule of Maxolon injection as a home visit pack.

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Marketing authorization holder

Amdipharm UK Limited, Capital House, 85 King William Street, London EC4N 7BL, UK

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 20072/0048

16 June 1995


Drug Countries
MAXOLON Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa

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