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Adriamycin Nausea And Vomiting Agent
Find cause of N & V.: Fibromyalgia is a syndrome of generalized pain and weakness in numerous parts of body. It is called a syndrome because one can not find any objective evidence of a problem. One mistake the pt and doc make is that once a person is labelled as having "fibromyalgia", there is a trap other sx are part of the syndrome: n & v is not. Doc needs to look for true cause, then rx will become clear. ...Read more
It can be but...: Metaclopramide (reglan) is a pro-motility agent to improve esophageal and stomach emptying. However, please read the side effect profile of this medication--it may make you reconsider using it casually, especially if to be taken more than a few doses. What is your indication for the drug? ...Read more
Probably migraine: Migraines are the most common cause of frequent headaches, and they are often associated with nausea/vomiting. Otc pain meds can contribute to rebound/medication overuse headache, which causes the headaches to actually worsen in the long run. You should see a neurologist who can get you on a good preventative agent as well as a good acute agent (i.e. Triptan i.e. Imitrex) for the pain. ...Read more
Is tardive dyskenesia rare? Can you only develop it from taking neuroleptics and certain meds used for nausea and vomiting? What is its prevalence?
Tardive dyskinesia : This hyperkinetic movement disorder appears with a delayed onset, after prolonged use of Dopamine receptor blocking agents -- both antipsychotic and antinausea drugs. With first generation agents the annual incidence is 3 to 8% -- up to 20% in the elderly. It's less with newer drugs: ~2.1 % by averaging studies, higher (~5%) in elderly. http://tinyurl.com/qdneaoa it's very rare with clozaril. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nausea/Vomiting: Nausea/vomiting may be gi-related (food poisoning, peptic disease, gastroparesis, due to biliary & pancreatic disease, gas/bloat syndrome, small bowel problems. Consider "central" causes: motion sickness, vertigo, migraine headache, brain problems (some very serious). Also, rule out infection (? Urinary tract), medication side effects, pregnancy, & even reaction to stress. See your doctor please. ...Read more
This needs: medical evaluation. These sxs have gone on too long - needs to be assessed. Take care. ...Read more
Can't be: diagnosed in this forum - but is is very important that you get prompt medical evaluation. This is clearly not normal. ...Read more
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