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Can i take reglan (metoclopramide) for the stomach flu?

Can i take reglan (metoclopramide) for the stomach flu?

Might back fire: Reglan (metoclopramide) is a prokinetic, meaning it makes the gut move faster. It can make it move faster one way or the other . So if you are having vomiting or diarrhea, it could make it worse. Reglan (metoclopramide) is used in folks whose GI tracts do not move well, ie delayed gastric emptying. If you have been prescribed this, then talk to you doctor. Don't every use something prescribed for someone else. Try probiotics. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Miclozen and pyrodoxyn to control vomiting and nausea during first trimester of pregnancy..is it safe?? I already used it because am suffering,thanks?

Safe: Meclozen and Pyridoxine are safe in pregnancy. Please do not take more than 150mg of Pyridoxine per day. You can take other medications as well. Please consult your doctor. Your Info says you are not pregnant. Is that so? Good Luck! ...Read more

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Is zofran (ondansetron) safe in pregnancy for mother and embryo?

Is zofran (ondansetron) safe in pregnancy for mother and embryo?

2nd line drug: Most studies show Zofran (ondansetron) is likely safe for use but it is considered a 2nd line treatment choice reserved for those who fail other methods. Diclegis is a FDA approved drug now available for 1st line treatment ...Read more

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8 weeks pregnant with third baby with extreme vomiting. Have zofran (ondansetron) 8 mg. what's the correct dose to take for pregnancy? exhausted all other options

8 weeks pregnant with third baby with extreme vomiting. Have zofran (ondansetron) 8 mg. what's the correct dose to take for pregnancy? exhausted all other options

Talk to your OB: Zofran (ondansetron) is dosed one every 12-24 hours but if your vomiting is that severe talk to your OB. Adequate nutrition is absolutely essential for a healthy baby and mom and at times hyperalimentation can be necessary. You also want to be sure that there isn't something else going on causing the nausea. Hope this helps and you are feeling better soon. ...Read more

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Stomach cramps and period, can I take Zofran (ondansetron) with adderall?

Stomach cramps and period, can I take Zofran (ondansetron) with adderall?

might not help : You could take the two together but may not help. Zofran (ondansetron) is for nausea and unless you get a significant amount of this with your cycle it is of no real benefit and should not be taken. If it is mainly cramping the place to start is nsaids like Motrin , if not allergic, and then follow up with provider if no benefit. ...Read more

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My wife is week 4 pregancy and doctor prescribed miprogen and folvite (folic acid). So these are helpful for our baby?

My wife is week 4 pregancy and doctor prescribed miprogen and folvite (folic acid). So these are helpful for our baby?

Normal : Folvite is simply folic acid. All pregnant women are given this. Miprogen is a form of Progesterone supplementation. Many doctors prescribe this for a variety fo reasons. It is a common treatment. If you do not know why you were given this then please ask your doctor for clarification. ...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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Can I take duphaston if I am on cardiomagnyl and folic acid? Are these medications safe during first weeks of pregnancy?

Can I take duphaston if I am on cardiomagnyl and folic acid? Are these medications safe during first weeks of pregnancy?

Talk tour OB: First Trimeterr is critical in organ formation. Therefore do not take anything without consulting your OB. ...Read more

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Is belching continuously symptoms of pregnancy? Iam 6 weeks pregnant now and on.Progesterone supplement. No other pregnancy symptoms

Is belching continuously symptoms of pregnancy? Iam 6 weeks pregnant now and on.Progesterone supplement. No other pregnancy symptoms

Pregnancy Indigetion: It is common for the rising uterus to compress the intestines and sometimes cause indigestion and a sense of fullness in the third trimester of pregnancy. This early at 6 weeks of pregnancy that is unlikely. ...Read more

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Can progesterone suppositories really raise progesterone levels in early pregnancy and keep the pregnancy full term?

Can progesterone suppositories really raise progesterone levels in early pregnancy and keep the pregnancy full term?

Yes and maybe: Progesterone suppositories do raise Progesterone levels in early pregnancy, both the level in the blood, and the amount of hormone reaching the lining of the uterus. Keeping a pregnancy full term depends on a number of factors, including whether or not the baby is genetically normal, and you having a normal uterus. ...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


Dr. Marcus Reidenberg
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Metoclopramide (Definition)

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