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Stubborn weight problem meds are omeprazoe certirizine senna simvastatin have IBS and GERD had endometriosis hysterectomy no HRT due to cancer family ?

Stubborn weight problem meds are omeprazoe certirizine senna simvastatin have IBS and GERD had endometriosis hysterectomy no HRT due to cancer family ?

Metabolic problem: Many people that are overweight have a problem with their metabolism. If you are on all of these drugs, than there is a good chance that you have a metabolic problem underlying your weight gain. A few common imbalances include hypothyroid, low testosterone, low progesterone, high cortisol, high insulin, high estrogen, high leptin, low msh. You should see your doctor to check these out. ...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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For GI issues. Taking Ranitidine , Carafate , Compazine, (prochlorperazine) and GasX... any contradictions interactions to watch out for ? Medications by primary dr. and Gastroenterology dr.

For GI issues. Taking Ranitidine , Carafate , Compazine, (prochlorperazine) and GasX... any contradictions interactions to watch out for ? Medications by primary dr. and Gastroenterology dr.

Ok: These medications all have different mechanisms of action and I don't think there are contraindications or interactions to worry about. In situations or questions like this, your pharmacist, who has access to information about almost all medications, can be very helpful. ...Read more

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Can compazine be given with reglan (metoclopramide)?

Can compazine be given with reglan (metoclopramide)?

Yes: The patient may get a bit sleepy but you can. We did that very often in anesthesia when person was refractory to Compazine then we added Reglan (metoclopramide) iv. ...Read more

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I have gastroparesis. Md wants reglan (metoclopramide) but I have a family history of Parkinson's and a personal history of depression and anxiety. What about the gastric sleeve?

I have gastroparesis. Md wants reglan (metoclopramide) but I have a family history of Parkinson's and a personal history of depression and anxiety. What about the gastric sleeve?

No: Surgery, especially sleeve gastrecyomy, would make the problem of gastroparesis much worse. Medication is a much superior choice for this diagnosis. Rarely subtotal gastrectomy as a last resort. ...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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Can I counteract potential osteoporosis family history by taking calcium supplements?

Can I counteract potential osteoporosis family history by taking calcium supplements?

One answer: Calcium and vitamin d supplements certainly are a part of reducing bone loss. Depending on your age, a DEXA or bone denstiy test may be in order to measure your bone density and see if bone loss is present. If so, other therapy may be indicated. Also weight bearing exercise is important in helping maintain bone density. ...Read more

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Dear Doctors, do you give PPI drugs with IBS drugs like Trimebutine maleate or Mebeverine for IBS related gas and bloating ? Please respond...

Dear Doctors, do you give PPI drugs with IBS drugs like Trimebutine maleate or Mebeverine for IBS related gas and bloating ? Please respond...

PPI: PPI work differently from the antispasmodic medications. There should not be any problems taking it together. If there are concerns. I would discuss this with your pharmacist. ...Read more

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28f Dx: idiopathic gastroparesis/pancreatitis. Lab 4 IBD is + but colonscpy inconclusive. Possible 2 have all 3 GI diseases? Nausea/abd pain etc

28f Dx: idiopathic gastroparesis/pancreatitis. Lab 4 IBD is + but colonscpy inconclusive. Possible 2 have all 3 GI diseases? Nausea/abd pain etc

Complex problem: I suppose anything is possible, making this a clearly complex problem. Gastroparesis alone is a relatively poorly understood disease with a variety of diet and medications available for symptom relief. Some meds are difficult, or impossible to purchase in the US. Gastric stimilator implantation is another option for symptom relief. Be sure you have a GI doc following you. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is resperidone BP & lonazep md .5mg equivalent to haloperidol &valium 5mg as antipsyhiotic & for sleep problem respectively ?

Is resperidone BP & lonazep md .5mg equivalent to haloperidol &valium 5mg as antipsyhiotic & for sleep problem respectively ?

Risperdal: Haldol (haloperidol) & Risperdal are antipsychotics, with Haldol (haloperidol) being first generation psychotropic. Ativan & valium are anxiolytics of the benzodiazepine group. Each has its own side-effect profile & half-life. ...Read more

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Fam hx of stomach cancers, ulcers, gallstones). I'm 50, gallbladder out 20 yrs ago, 2 ulcers. Now dx with IBS. Taking natural supplements. Any advice?

Fam hx of stomach cancers, ulcers, gallstones). I'm 50, gallbladder out 20 yrs ago, 2 ulcers. Now dx with IBS. Taking natural supplements. Any advice?

Stay with GI doc: You really need to maintain a strong, active rapport with your Gastroenterologist. You are at an age at which monitoring is essential, especially with a new IBS diagnosis. You need regular colonoscopy and EGD at least. For new IBS diagnosis, consider ultrasound, MRCP, CT and testing for gluten sensitivity. ...Read more

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ANY nausea med rec to take to my GI? Zofran, phernegan, reglan (metoclopramide) & their relations=anaphylaxis. OTC not strong enough. SEVERE nausea w/some vomiting.

ANY nausea med rec to take to my GI? Zofran, phernegan, reglan (metoclopramide) & their relations=anaphylaxis. OTC not strong enough. SEVERE nausea w/some vomiting.

Drink it strong: Ginger can reduce nausea & upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...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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Family history of bowel complaints/cancer. I suffer constipation due to extra long bowel. What precaution should I be taking re history?

Family history of bowel complaints/cancer. I suffer constipation due to extra long bowel. What precaution should I be taking re history?

Avoid constipation: Constipation can cause a host of bowel and rectal problems, including constipation, diverticular disease, rectal prolapse, and possibly even cancer/polyps. With your extra-long colon (if true - i wonder who told you that), you need to keep your bowels moving with plenty of fiber, fluids, and vegetables. ...Read more

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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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Ok to take an SSRI (Paxil (paroxetine) 20 mg) with history of elevated intraocular pressure and 'glaucoma suspect' status? Thanks

Ok to take an SSRI (Paxil (paroxetine) 20 mg) with history of elevated intraocular pressure and 'glaucoma suspect' status? Thanks

Best ask Eye Dr.: The provider assessing your eye issues is the best by far to ask about this. It's very good that you are thinking of it before doing it. We wish more folks would! With so many on SSRIs now, they must have had experience with the impact on such eye issues. Good luck w/ finding the best views on this. ...Read more

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Dr prescribed Zofran and reglan (metoclopramide) for 10 yr old. Reglan (metoclopramide) has blackbox warning. Don't want to use it. What are the alternatives. Zofran not working alone.

Dr prescribed Zofran and reglan (metoclopramide) for 10 yr old. Reglan (metoclopramide) has blackbox warning. Don't want to use it. What are the alternatives. Zofran not working alone.

Many options, but: You should talk to your pcp and explain your concern(s). There re many antiemetics available. However, to take this type of medication without medical history is under-standard of care. Example: Promethazine is a great antiemetic, but is contraindicated inchildren with liver disease. The medication interaction is a factor to consider. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Metoclopramide (Definition)

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