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A 44-year-old female asked:

Is reglan (metoclopramide) at the dosage of 30mgs per day successful in inducing lactation?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Questionable: Doctors will use it in that dosage for 7-10 days to try and induce lactation. We do that mostly because there really isn't any other medication or treatment available and it's worth a try. I would not use the medication for longer than 10 days - if it hasn't worked by then it's not going go.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Could: Reglan (metoclopramide) could induce lactation in addition to advice from lactation expert. Know that long term use could cause serious problems like Tardive dyskinesia, parkinsonism
Last updated Jun 30, 2014
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