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Is reglan (metoclopramide) an antacid?

Is reglan (metoclopramide) an antacid?

No: Antacids are buffers that bind to acid in the stomach. They are available over the counter. Reglan (metoclopramide) is Metoclopramide which is a medication that is typically prescribed by a doctor and is used to promote stomach emptying in patients, typically diabetics. Nerve damage to the stomach may lead to gastroparesis in these patients which slows output from the stomach. ...Read more

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Is reglan (metoclopramide) an antipsychotic?

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Is reglan (metoclopramide) an antipsychotic?

Reglan (metoclopramide): Is metoclopramide, used for heartburn & gastric reflux. Rarely, can cause dyskinesia, like antipsychotic medications, but is not classified as such. ...Read more

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Is domperidone an antacid?

Is domperidone an antacid?

NO: It increases peristalsis of the stomach (aids emptying) and intestine. Here is a good review article: inhttp://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/domperidone-oral-route/description/drg-20063481 Not to be confused with Dom Perignone ...Read more

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Hyoscine butylbromide (buscopan tablets) with paracetamol ok?

Hyoscine butylbromide (buscopan tablets) with paracetamol ok?

Buscopan Plus: Scopolamine butylbromide (buscopan) is an antispasmodic agent used to treat irritable bowel and/or menstrual cramps etc...This med is also available as a combo with paracetamol =buscopan plus, thus has been shown as safe. So if you have buscopan, adding paracetamol in recommended dosage should be ok. Consult doc if you encounter problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are pheniramine maleate and chlorpheniramine maleate the same?

Are pheniramine maleate and chlorpheniramine maleate the same?

antihistamines: Both pheniramine and chlorpheniramine are 1st-generation antihistamines and both tend to be more sedating than drugs such as allegra, Claritin (loratadine) and zyrtec. ...Read more

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Difference between chlorpheniramine maleate and pheniramine maleate?

Drug: They are both antihistamine drugs and behave similarly. The chlor form has and additional chloride moiety. ...Read more

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Polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate) how harmful ?

Polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate) how harmful ?

Safe enough: Polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate) (dexchlorphemiramine) is an old-fashioned, reliable antihistamine. It may make you more drowsy than modern antihistamines, and tends to dry up secretions which may help a runny nose or annoy you by making your eyes and mouth dry. ...Read more

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Is zyrtec or polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate) stronger?

Is zyrtec or polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate) stronger?

Zyrtec (cetirizine): Polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate) (dexchlorpheniramine) is an older antihistamine that is not used as often due to dosing every 8 hours and side effects (impaired driving ability). Effectiveness of polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate) was similar to Claritin (loratadine) while a study in healthy adults showed zyrtec (cetirizine) to be a better antihistamine than polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate). Go to: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/2972549. ...Read more

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Possible protonix (pantoprazole). Pepcid, tagamet side effects?

Possible protonix (pantoprazole). Pepcid, tagamet side effects?

Many: But none terribly common or serious. Read the supplies information for each drug. ...Read more

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Chlorpheniramine maleate or allegra (fexofenadine) which is safer?

Chlorpheniramine maleate or allegra (fexofenadine) which is safer?

Both: Antihistamines are extremely safe. Any antihistamine can cause drowsiness, but second-generation antihistamines are much less likely to do so. Drowsiness with chlorpheniramine is the biggest side effect to watch for, between these two meds. ...Read more

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How effective are reglan (metoclopramide) and domperidone?

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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Is metoclopramide safe?

Is metoclopramide safe?

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

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Any interactions plaquenil methotrexate motrin800 Tylenol500 folic acid prilosec aspirin lopressor cartia imdur ambian singulair xyzal (levocetirizine) melatonin ?

Any interactions plaquenil methotrexate motrin800 Tylenol500 folic acid prilosec aspirin lopressor cartia imdur ambian singulair  xyzal (levocetirizine) melatonin ?

Too many: You are taking so many drugs that it is difficult to tell whether drug interaction may occur. Even if you run a profile in Epocrates , it is impossible to tell whether a combination with another drug may lead to interaction. Thus you will require close monitoring by your doctor and be on the lookout for any adverse effects. ...Read more

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Ranitidine hydrochloride and Nexium (esomeprazole) together?

Ranitidine hydrochloride and Nexium (esomeprazole) together?

Why?: What are you trying to treat? If your symptoms are not controlled with one drug, it is time to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Hyoscine butylbromide and alprazolam?

Hyoscine butylbromide and alprazolam?

Sedation: There is no direct drug interaction between these 2 that i can find. But you might become more sleepy and sedated than with either alone -- they both can produce that effect. ...Read more

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Is alboz omeprazole equivilant to omeprazole?

Is alboz omeprazole equivilant to omeprazole?

Omeprazole: There are multiple companies which manufacture generic Omeprazole including abbott. In the us, the medications are felt to be equivalent. ...Read more

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I take polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate) tablets. Help me sleep?

I take polaramine (dexchlorpheniramine maleate) tablets. Help me sleep?

Yes and no: It may help you think you are sleeping but you won't go thrpugh the stages of sleep normally and after awhile actually feel sleep deprived even if sleeping 8 hours. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take domperidone maleate 10 mg to help produce more breast milk for my newborn ?It seems i'm not getting enough milk for her .

Is it ok to take domperidone maleate 10 mg to help produce more breast milk for my newborn ?It seems i'm not getting enough milk for her .

Many people...: ....Swear it works. It is not approved in the United States for that purpose because there is insufficient evidence that it is either safe or effective. Nevertheless, many people use it. Many people also use fenugreek for that purpose. You can get it in health food stores, it's been used for centuries, it's safe, and it might help too. Stay well hydrated, rest when you can. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the important side effect of domperidone?

What is the important side effect of domperidone?

Heart rhythm: it is anti nausea medicine that improve the movement of the stomach side effects include stomach cramps, menstrual abnormalities, diarrhea the rare but potentially lethal side effect is abnormal rhythm of the heart especially in elderly and in combination with other medications so ask your doctor for advise http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-75878/domperidone-bulk/details/list-sideeffects ...Read more

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Why has domperidone not been approved by the fda?

Why has domperidone not been approved by the fda?

Domperidone: " 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." (https://www.nabp.net/news/domperidone-not-fda-approved-should-not-be-marketed-in-the-us-fda-stresses) ...Read more

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How can I get Domperidone for gastroparesis in the U.S. (NY)?

How can I get Domperidone for gastroparesis in the U.S. (NY)?

Compounding pharmacy: Some of your local pharmacies that routinely compound medications may be able to obtain it for you with a doctor's prescription. Good luck-- ...Read more

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Can gastroparesis get better after being on domperidone for 6 weeks?

Can gastroparesis get better after being on domperidone for 6 weeks?

It should: most people respond to domperidone, however the dose may need to be increased (slowly). some people don't respond to it. the full effect from the medication should be seen before the 1st month ...Read more

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What is Domperidone, what is it used to treat, and what are its side effects? Thanks!

What is Domperidone, what is it used to treat, and what are its side effects? Thanks!

Domperidone: Domperidone can be given to relieve nausea and vomiting and also to increase the transit of food through the stomach and to increase breast milk production through the augmented release of prolactin. ...Read more

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Is domperidone an antacid?

NO: It increases peristalsis of the stomach (aids emptying) and intestine. Here is a good review article: inhttp://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/domperidone-oral-route/description/drg-20063481 Not to be confused with Dom Perignone ...Read more

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What is domperidone?

What is domperidone?

Drug: Used to treat nausea and vomiting as well as to increase milk production in nursing mothers. The FDA warns against it's use due to safety concerns. I've never seen it used. ...Read more

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Are there health affects when using domperidone long term? 

Are there health affects when using domperidone long term? 

Yes...: This medication is actually disconitued..So not sure how you get it...Maybe out of us? Anyhow, often side effects from meds go away with stopping it, but extrapyramidal (eps) symptoms of akinesia (inability to initiate movement) and akathisia (inability to remain motionless) may not--permanent symptoms, though rare. So, yes to your question. Use only if u have to. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do you know what the shelf life of domperidone is? I have a bottle from Jan 2013 but it has no expiry date listed

From production: It is reported this medication has a shelf life of 4 years. But that's starting from when it was initially produced. It's unclear based on what you describe about when your particular bottle would "expire". If you are concerned contact the pharmacy where it was purchased or just throw it away and renew your prescription with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be given domperidone while pregnant?

Is it possible to be given domperidone while pregnant?

Not recommended: Domperidone is FDA pregnancy category C - has not been well studied. So, there are better choices. ...Read more

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Can i take coffee while taking pantoprazole+domperidone?

Can i take coffee while taking pantoprazole+domperidone?

Not a good idea: Since caffeine stimulates gastric acid you a negating the effects of these drugs. You might try decaffeinated coffee instead or Sanka ...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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Had taking domperidone helped anyone with their digestive problems?

Had taking domperidone helped anyone with their digestive problems?

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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I just wanted to know can overdose on domperidone (motillium) be fatal?

I just wanted to know can overdose on domperidone (motillium) be fatal?

Too much of a good..: No medication should ever be used in amounts greater than either what your physician has prescribed or what is written on the package labeling if it's over the counter. The consequences of not following these instructions can cause complications. ...Read more

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Could taking domperidone have helped anyone with their digestive problems?

Could taking domperidone have helped anyone with their digestive problems?

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." "DA'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 long can I take domperidone for? I tried to stop, but milk decreased & fenugreek didn't help

How long can I take domperidone for? I tried to stop, but milk decreased & fenugreek didn't help

Domperidone: Is not available in the us due to fda's ruling against it. Increasing lactation is a side effect rather than the original intended effect. The following site may shed light on how long it may be used in other countries: http://www.Nbci.Ca/index.Php?Option=com_content&view=article&id=15:domperidone-stopping&catid=5:information&itemid=17. ...Read more