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Is metoclopramide safe?

Is metoclopramide safe?

Yes: Although when it is effective some pateints complain of abdominal cramping. ...Read more

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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What is metoclopramide used for?

What is metoclopramide used for?

Metoclopramide or: Reglan (metoclopramide) is a bowel stimulant, and works best to help the stomach to empty. It is used in diabetic gastroparesis. It is also used as an adjunct to other meds for post chemo nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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What to do if I overdosed on metoclopramide?

What to do if I overdosed on metoclopramide?

Reconsider this drug: Metaclopramide (reglan) is a pro-motility agent to improve esophageal and stomach emptying. The side effects can be lingering, serious, and dose — & duration-dependent. I would suggest you discuss alternatives to this drug with your doc. If you intentionally overdosed please call 911 now. ...Read more

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Experience with reglan (metoclopramide) good?

Experience with reglan (metoclopramide) good?

Possibly: Reglan (metoclopramide) has been used for nausea as well as to increase GI motility — it is effective, but has some potentially dangerous side effects. Most physicians seldom use it long term. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: metoclopramide?

Please describe the medication: metoclopramide?

Motility: Reglan (metoclopramide) improves GI motility and is also used to reduce nausea. ...Read more

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What happens if you overdose on reglan (metoclopramide)?

What happens if you overdose on reglan (metoclopramide)?

If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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What to do if I took two metoclopramide 5mg tablets by accident?

What to do if I took two metoclopramide 5mg tablets by accident?

Don't worry.: This time you will be OK. You need to be careful about how you are taking your medications in the future, however. Good luck ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about the medicine reglan (metoclopramide)?

Can you tell me more about the medicine reglan (metoclopramide)?

Reconsider this drug: 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

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Is there another medicine besides Reglan (metoclopramide) to treat Gastroparias?

Is there another medicine besides Reglan (metoclopramide) to treat Gastroparias?

Gastroparesis: First should be what is the case of your slow gut transport? Some have use the antibiotic erythromycin to help, others have used for IBS constipation type linzess or amities, but gastroparesis is not the exact same. ...Read more

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34 f diangosis idiopathic gastroperisos. Gained 20lbs in one month. Could this be from the Reglan (metoclopramide) I was taking to treat the gastroperisos? If not, causes?

Gastroparesis.: Sudden weight gain is a side effect of Reglan (metoclopramide).
Idiopathic means that no cause has been identified. Make sure your doctor has ruled out diabetes (glucose levels can damage the vagus nerve) and other identifiable causes of gastroparesis including nervous system diseases such as Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis, before calling it idiopathic. ...Read more

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What's clomipramine metoclopramide?

Trycyclic: Clomipramine belongs to the class of trycyclic antidepressants. It is commonly used for treating obsessive compulsive disorder.

Refer to this link for more info-
http://www.Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0000990/. ...Read more

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Is metoclopramide considered a sedative?

No.: It is a drug that helps with emptying of the stomach and is used when a physician needs to make sure the stomach is empty or if the stomach is functioning/emptying properly.
A side effect can be drowsiness. ...Read more

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Metoclopramide dosage for children?

Metoclopramide dosage for children?

Depends wt/age: The dose depends on indication, child's age and weight. In general for reflux 0.1-0.2 mg/kg orally or IV for children < 6 years old is dose. For age 6-14 years old generally 2.5 to 5 mg orally or IV prescribed. Higher doses up to 1-2 mg/kg used for treatment of postoperative or chemotherapy related nausea & vomiting. Dose needs adjustment if there is kidney impairment. ...Read more

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Is metoclopramide side effect permanent?

Is metoclopramide side effect permanent?

Devils drug!: This drug has a "black box" warning for many good reasons. It should be used only before surgery to empty gastric contents. It is grossly overused by many colleagues. It will always elevate prolactin, which in both sexes dampnes libido, causes depression, etc. Bad drug. Also, can cause tardive dyskinesia, which can be permanent. ...Read more

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Is metoclopramide 10 mg safe for nausia?

Is metoclopramide 10 mg safe for nausia?

Anti-nausea : Metoclopramide is an anti-nausea medication. I am not sure why you are asking this question about this very commonly used medicine for nausea. ...Read more

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Who manufactures reglan (metoclopramide)?

Several: Follow this link:
http://www.Tardivedyskinesia. Com/reglan/manufacturers/index. Php.

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What is the side effect of metoclopramide.?

What is the side effect of metoclopramide.?

Metroclopramide side: Decreasd energy, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, nausea, restlessness, tiredness and trouble sleeping
but this drug is well tolerated by most of the patients and side effects are uncommon. ...Read more

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How effective are reglan (metoclopramide) and domperidone?

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." July 31, 2013 ...Read more

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How safe is reglan (metoclopramide)? Used for long term gastroparesis.

Risky: Maximum recommended duration of Reglan (metoclopramide) use is 12 weeks. It's because of the increases risk with the long term use including extrapyramidal side effects such as tardive dyskinesia, which is an involuntary movement disorder. ...Read more

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Anaesthesia indications difference between ondanestron and metoclopramide?

It depends: A decision is more dependent on relative potential side effects of the medications, availability, cost, and their effectiveness than on the anesthesia used. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of reglan (metoclopramide) in colonoscopy preperation?

What is the purpose of reglan (metoclopramide) in colonoscopy preperation?

Helps: Reglan (metoclopramide) helps the stomach empty faster, pushing the large volume of the typical liquid prep out faster, lessening the chance of you vomiting it up because it doesn't go through quick enough. ...Read more

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Is esomeprazol, oral hydration salts, and metoclopramide useful for overdose of ethanol?

Yes and no : For symptoms related to drinking too much ie a hangover, all may be helpful. But for someone who has had way too much and has symptoms of overdose they should be seen immediately by a physician and monitored in a medical setting. ...Read more

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

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 ...Read more

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Will reglan (metoclopramide) give me abnormal heartbeats and I am having severe nightmare?

Will reglan (metoclopramide) give me abnormal heartbeats and I am having severe nightmare?

Possibly: Reglan (metoclopramide) does have lots of side-effects, especially when you take it long term. It can have side-effects short-term as well. Have you discussed this with your doctor? That's the first place to start, good luck. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with Gastroparesis and put on Metoclopramide 3times a day, imstillnausaiated any suggestions?

I was diagnosed with Gastroparesis and put on Metoclopramide 3times a day, imstillnausaiated any suggestions?

Discuss further: I recommend discussing further with you gastroenterologist. Metoclopramide can be a good medication, however if it is not working, then it might be time to move on to the next therapy if you have given it enough of a trial. Ask your doctor to review all the options that area available. Ask them to review the plan of care. ...Read more

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Metoclopramide (Definition)

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