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

34 f diangosis idiopathic gastroperisos. Gained 20lbs in one month. Could this be from the Reglan 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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Can you tell me more about the medicine reglan?

Can you tell me more about the medicine reglan?

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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What happens if you overdose on reglan?

What happens if you overdose on reglan?

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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Experience with reglan good?

Experience with reglan good?

Possibly: Reglan 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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How safe is reglan? Used for long term gastroparesis.

Risky: Maximum recommended duration of Reglan 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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Why is reglan prescribed for beefy tongue?

Why is reglan prescribed for beefy tongue?

Hmmm..: Reglan has some bad side effects... Should be avoided if possible... Beefy tongue is usually caused by b-12 deficiency... Regulan does not apply. ...Read more

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How effective are reglan and domperidone?

How effective are reglan 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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What is the drug-reglan, and what are it's negative side effects?

What is the drug-reglan, and what are it's negative side effects?

Gi medication : Increases gatric motility and helps close the lower esophogeal sphincter to prevent gastroesophogeal reflux. Diarreha , fatigue, trouble sleeping, mood changes, uncontrollrd twitching and facial muscular spasms. To name a few. ...Read more

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Metoclopramide (Definition)

Reglan improves GI motility and is also ...Read more