A 56-year-old member asked:
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what medications are prescribed to gastroparesis patients?

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Dr. Anthony Starpoli
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Domperidone: There are few medicines available that speed up gastric emptying. Domperidone is the most useful and is not available for sale in the USA. Metoclopramide (reglan) can be used, but has serious neurological side effects. The e-mycin drugs can be used , but often tolerance builds quite quickly.
Answered on Aug 12, 2015
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