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Long Term Reglan
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
Is it safe to take 5-10 mg Reglan qHS only for long term? Took 2 months, reflux much better; stopped, much worse. Worried about tardive dyskinesia.
Other options: I understand your concerns about long-term Reglan use, and I'm wondering whether you have been tried on other medications for reflux? Other medications are used longer-term without the side-effects/risks of tardive dyskinesia. I would suggest asking your doctor about other options for medications ...Read more
My 85 yr.Old grandma has terrible gerd, the only thing that helps is reglan (metoclopramide). But this is not supposed to be used long term. What else can be done?
She needs it, use it: Likely any medicine, we recommend using the lowest effective for the shortest duration possible. Some people needs life-long treatment! if she uses and is benefiting from it without causing significant side effects, then it is reasonable to continue. If having side effects, then look for alternative. At her age and doing well, she should have whatever she needs that helps w/o harm. Good luck. ...Read more
Reglan (metoclopramide): Up to 6 hours if given orally. ...Read more
My daughter's told her vargas nerve may be damaged and was prescribed Reglan (metoclopramide). She can't be on it for a long time, what can she do when she goes off it?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How long after stopping bydureon (exenatide) should nausea and gastroparesis end? Should I discuss reglan with md?
How much shud be the dose of Thorazine & Reglan (metoclopramide) to treat hiccups. How long should I be taking them if the hiccups dont stop. Diabetes is controlled.
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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
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
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
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