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Reglan (Definition)

Metoclopramide increases emptying of food from the stomach and decreases symptoms of nausea, vomiting, heartburn, and fullness,. It should ideally be taken 30 minutes before meals. It's use in pregnancy should be reserved for severe conditions where the risks to the baby of not treating exceed the potential ...Read more


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My daughter is being treated for gastroperisis with Reglan (metoclopramide). It has been about 4 days with minimal change. How long does Reglan (metoclopramide) usually take?

My daughter is being treated for gastroperisis with Reglan (metoclopramide).   It has been about 4 days with minimal change.   How long does Reglan (metoclopramide) usually take?

Reglan (metoclopramide): oral Reglan (metoclopramide) is sometimes useful in the treatment of gastroparesis. Although individual doses begin working immediately, it may take weeks to see the effect in someone who has chronic gastroparesis. If there is no effect, the dosage may need to be adjusted. It is important to watch for side effects while on the medication, in addition. If she is seeing no relief, talk to your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Should I take reglan/domperidone for gastroparesis?

Should I take reglan/domperidone for gastroparesis?

Domperidone: "Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stresses that domperidone is not an FDA-approved drug, and that it may not be legally marketed in the US." " FDA's concern about the potential health risks associated with the use of domperidone in lactating women. These risks include cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, and sudden death." ...Read more

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How much time does it take reglan (metoclopramide) to help with acid reflux symptoms?

How much time does it take reglan (metoclopramide) to help with acid reflux symptoms?

Mastic Gum: If you have GERD, Mastic Gum (available in a health food store) should help. 1,000 mg per day for at least two weeks. That should eradicate H. pylori, the spirochete that causes GERD, ulcers, and stomach cancer. Mastic gum also heals gastric and duodenal ulcers. ...Read more

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Should I space out Reglan (metoclopramide) from when I take the Percocet? If so, how long?

Should I space out Reglan (metoclopramide) from when I take the Percocet? If so, how long?

No: You should be ok taking both together.. Reglan (metoclopramide) and Percocet work via two separate mechanisms. A possible concern is that taking both might cause some constipation or stomach upset, so I'd watch for those symptoms. You should be able to address the constipation with a fiber supplement. ...Read more

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What's the problem with taking Compazine together with Reglan (metoclopramide)? If they can't be taken together, how long after taking Compazine can I take Reglan (metoclopramide)?

What's the problem with taking Compazine together with Reglan (metoclopramide)? If they can't be taken together, how long after taking Compazine can I take Reglan (metoclopramide)?

Severe side effects: Any med has some risk of side effects; when prescribing, we balance benefits against risks. When combining Compazine with Reglan (metoclopramide), (metoclopramide) rare risks of side effects of each are magnified & include confusion, fever, fast heart rate, stiff muscles,& involuntary movements. Recommend asking a pharmacist how long after Compazine it's safe to take Reglan (metoclopramide).Zofran (ondansetron) may be safer choice to ask doc about ...Read more

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I am scheduled for a colonoscopy on monday the 29th and do not have instructioms for the use of the two reglan (metoclopramide) tablets. I have instrucions for everything else I am supposed to take.

I am scheduled for a colonoscopy on monday the 29th and do not have instructioms for the use of the two reglan (metoclopramide) tablets. I have instrucions for everything else  I am supposed to take.

Reglan (metoclopramide) is: To help move the prep thru your GI tract without as much nausea or sensation of fullness, ie better toleration of the prep. You need to call the doctors office to get specific instruction from them as to the timeing of the Reglan (metoclopramide) doses. ...Read more

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Metoclopramide (Definition)

Reglan (metoclopramide) improves GI motility and is also ...Read more