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I was given Reglan in ER Wed, April 12, via IV. I spent the next 3 days climbing the walls with anxiety. Should I now list this med as an allergy?

I was given Reglan in ER Wed, April 12, via IV. I spent the next 3 days climbing the walls with anxiety. Should I now list this med as an allergy?

Intolerance: Allergic reaction is mediated by an immune reaction. Yours is an intolerance which may be dose-related. When asked, you probably should just tell people that you are allergic since most of them don't understand what intolerance of a drug is. ...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 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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Is reglan (metoclopramide) a safe drug for your stomach?

Is reglan (metoclopramide) a safe drug for your stomach?

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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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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I was recently diagnosis with gastroparesis a few weeks ago and the medicine im on iz reglan (metoclopramide). What's the time to the pills?

I was recently diagnosis with gastroparesis a few weeks ago and the medicine im on iz reglan (metoclopramide). What's the time to the pills?

With meals: Not sure what the question is asking but if you are taking this med for gastroparesis, you should take it 30 min before your big meals, so essentially, 3x/day. ...Read more

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My doctor wants me to take Reglan (metoclopramide) for nausea and the warnings scare me bad! Is there another drug that I can take other than that one? I won't take it

My doctor wants me to take Reglan (metoclopramide) for nausea and the warnings scare me bad! Is there another drug that I can take other than that one? I won't take it

Nausea: What is causing your nausea? If it is just plain nausea, would you like to try very very cold ginger ale almost icy. You have to know the cause of your nausea so it can be address correctly. ...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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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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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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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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I was wondering are compazine and reglan (metoclopramide) related?

I was wondering are compazine and reglan (metoclopramide) related?

No: Compazine is a phenothiazine-antihistamine. Reglan (metoclopramide) is a dopamine inhibitor with a host of potential serious side effects. ...Read more

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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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Dosage of reglan (metoclopramide) to increase breastfeeding?

Dosage of reglan (metoclopramide) to increase breastfeeding?

DO NOT USE!!: Reglan (metoclopramide) has a Black Box Warning from the FDA. This is only used when a drug poses serious side effects. Reglan (metoclopramide)
can cause tardive dyskinesia. The internet and chat rooms
are filled with discussions of supplements or medications to increase breast milk. Most don't work or are outright dangerous. It makes no sense to treat yourself AND YOUR BABY with medication for a non-illness. ...Read more

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Can someone develop tardive dyskinesia from reglan (metoclopramide)?

Can someone develop tardive dyskinesia from reglan (metoclopramide)?

Of course: It is well documented that chronic use of Reglan (metoclopramide) has been linked to tardive dyskinesia. ...Read more

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What is the connection between reglan (metoclopramide) and tardive dyskinesia?

Phenothiazine effect: Raglan is a phenothiazine and like Phenergan (promethazine) or thorazine has an occasional side effect of abnormal motor movements called tar dive dyskinesia - sometimes permanent. ...Read more

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Can using Reglan (metoclopramide) over several years cause Parkinson's syndrome?

Possible: Stop it now. The FDA issued a warning that if any movement disorder occurs to discontinue it and call your doctor. The warning also states that it should not be used for more than 12 weeks "in all but rare cases where therapeutic benefit is thought to outweigh the risk of developing tardive dyskinesia."
Side effects may mimic Parkinsonism. ...Read more

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Any known bad out comes to people using reglan (metoclopramide) to supress vomiting?

Yes: Treatment with Reglan (metoclopramide) for prolonged period of time or in high doses can cause tardive dyskinesia- a seriouse often irreversible movement disorder. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's irresponsible for doctors to prescribe reglan (metoclopramide) for lactation?

Please advise if it's irresponsible for doctors to prescribe reglan (metoclopramide) for lactation?

DO NOT USE!!: Reglan (metoclopramide) has a Black Box Warning from the FDA. This is only used when a drug poses serious side effects. Reglan (metoclopramide)
can cause tardive dyskinesia. The internet and chat rooms
are filled with discussions of supplements or medications to increase breast milk. Most don't work or are outright dangerous. It makes no sense to treat yourself AND YOUR BABY with medication for a non-illness. ...Read more

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Two docs have told me TD resulting from Reglan (metoclopramide) use for idiopathic gastroparesis is reversible, and two say it's not. Who's correct?

All 4 are correct!: Bazinga! Everyone wins here except the patient who ends up with the permanent side effects of TD. I know cuz I've seen it happen & it's not fun. Darn thing is, we can't predict who'll reverse & who won't. If it reverses when med's stopped then? REVERSIBLE! If it doesn't then, NOT REVERSIBLE. Better question- MUST you TREAT? The answer may surprise you. Write me: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi ...Read more

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I'm allergic to Compazine, was recently prescribed reglan (metoclopramide) and it gave me the same side affects. Was the dr right in giving me relan?

I'm allergic to Compazine, was recently prescribed reglan (metoclopramide) and it gave me the same side affects. Was the dr right in giving me relan?

Probable: You have an idiosyncratic response to these two drugs. The neuromuscular responses may be quite similar but these two drugs do not share similar allergenic or chemical structure. I can't tell you whether it is appropriate for the doctor to prescribe Reglan (metoclopramide) for you not knowing much about your history or previous response to alternate therapy. ...Read more

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Will oral reglan (metoclopramide) really have a similar effect on headaches as IV reglan (metoclopramide)? Can only tolerate 5mg w/o severe restlessnes (can't be sedated all the time)

Reglan (metoclopramide): You would still have similar side effects taking oral or IV reglan (metoclopramide). If you have restlessness related to this medication, consider to discuss with your doctor to possibly change to another agent for your problem. ...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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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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Who manufactures reglan (metoclopramide)?

Who manufactures reglan (metoclopramide)?

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

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Can reglan (metoclopramide) cause diarrhea?

Can reglan (metoclopramide) cause diarrhea?

Reglan (metoclopramide): This Dopamine agonist is used to treat nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, heartburn and early satiety. Common side effects are decreased energy, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, nausea, restlessness, malaise and trouble sleeping. ...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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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Metoclopramide (Definition)

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