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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 ?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Bad acid reflux 18months, self medicating with 75mg of ?Ranitidine? Every 12hrs. Celiac test negative. Family history of IBS and crohnes.
Mother had hiatal hernia surgery Jan2016. Complications included tear. Healed. Lost 70lbs. Thinking gastroparisis. Started reglan (metoclopramide). Safe?CVA history
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
Dear Doctors, do you give PPI drugs with IBS drugs like Trimebutine maleate or Mebeverine for IBS related gas and bloating ? Please respond...
Throat probs for weeks, severe heartburn & nausea for days, cardiac r/o. Insufficient relief w/protonix,bmx, zofran, Zantac, (ranitidine) pepto, & avoidances.
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
Is resperidone BP & lonazep md .5mg equivalent to haloperidol &valium 5mg as antipsyhiotic & for sleep problem respectively ?
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
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.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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