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Please describe the medication: metoclopramide?

Please describe the medication: metoclopramide?

Motility: Reglan (metoclopramide) improves GI motility and is also used to reduce nausea. ...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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Can the any of these medications be causing high blood pressure? Benadryl? Phenagran? And or reglan (metoclopramide)?

Can the any of these medications be causing high blood pressure? Benadryl? Phenagran? And or reglan (metoclopramide)?

All could be: If you look at the possible side effect profile for each of the drugs you mentioned, high blood pressure is listed as a possible side effect for each one. Side effect profiles for drugs are very patient dependent and very hard to predict. Sometimes starting and stopping medications in an orderly fashion can determine if one is causing the undesired side effect. Talk with your doc. ...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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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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I am wondering about a prescribed drug metoclopramide. I was given it for morning sickness I am almost 7 weeks pregnant!

I am wondering about a prescribed drug metoclopramide. I was given it for morning sickness I am almost 7 weeks pregnant!

What's the quest?: This is a very common medication given to pregnant women for nausea. It has a good safety record and very few side effects. If there is something else you wanted to know please clarify the question. ...Read more

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Is metoclopramide safe?

Is metoclopramide safe?

Yes: Although when it is effective some pateints complain of abdominal cramping. ...Read more

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What is metoclopramide used for?

What is metoclopramide used for?

Metoclopramide or: Reglan (metoclopramide) is a bowel stimulant, and works best to help the stomach to empty. It is used in diabetic gastroparesis. It is also used as an adjunct to to other meds for post chemo nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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What to do if I overdosed on metoclopramide?

What to do if I overdosed on metoclopramide?

Reconsider this drug: Metaclopramide (reglan) is a pro-motility agent to improve esophageal and stomach emptying. The side effects can be lingering, serious, and dose - & duration-dependent. I would suggest you discuss alternatives to this drug with your doc. If you intentionally overdosed please call 911 now. ...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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Should I eat more often when taking metoclopramide?

Why?: Why are you talking metoclopramide? You do not have to eat more than you should, other wise you will end up gaining significant amount of weight ...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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What to do if I took two metoclopramide 5mg tablets by accident?

What to do if I took two metoclopramide 5mg tablets by accident?

Don't worry.: This time you will be OK. You need to be careful about how you are taking your medications in the future, however. Good luck ...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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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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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

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What's clomipramine metoclopramide?

Trycyclic: Clomipramine belongs to the class of trycyclic antidepressants. It is commonly used for treating obsessive compulsive disorder.

Refer to this link for more info-
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0000990/. ...Read more

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Is metoclopramide considered a sedative?

No.: It is a drug that helps with emptying of the stomach and is used when a physician needs to make sure the stomach is empty or if the stomach is functioning/emptying properly.
A side effect can be drowsiness. ...Read more

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Metoclopramide dosage for children?

Metoclopramide dosage for children?

Depends wt/age: The dose depends on indication, child's age and weight. In general for reflux 0.1-0.2 mg/kg orally or IV for children < 6 years old is dose. For age 6-14 years old generally 2.5 to 5 mg orally or IV prescribed. Higher doses up to 1-2 mg/kg used for treatment of postoperative or chemotherapy related nausea & vomiting. Dose needs adjustment if there is kidney impairment. ...Read more

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Is metoclopramide side effect permanent?

Is metoclopramide side effect permanent?

Devils drug!: This drug has a "black box" warning for many good reasons. It should be used only before surgery to empty gastric contents. It is grossly overused by many colleagues. It will always elevate prolactin, which in both sexes dampnes libido, causes depression, etc. Bad drug. Also can cause tardive dyskinesia, which can be permanent. ...Read more

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Is metoclopramide 10 mg safe for nausia?

Is metoclopramide 10 mg safe for nausia?

Anti-nausea: Metoclopramide is an anti-nausea medication. I am not sure why you are asking this question about this very commonly used medicine for nausea. ...Read more

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Who manufactures reglan (metoclopramide)?

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

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What is the side effect of metoclopramide.?

What is the side effect of metoclopramide.?

Metroclopramide side: Decreasd energy, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, nausea, restlessness, tiredness and trouble sleeping
but this drug is well tolerated by most of patients and side effects are uncommon. ...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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How safe is reglan (metoclopramide)? Used for long term gastroparesis.

Risky: Maximum recommended duration of Reglan (metoclopramide) use is 12 weeks. It's because of the increases risk with the long term use including extrapyramidal side effects such as tardive dyskinesia, which is an involuntary movement disorder. ...Read more

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Anaesthesia indications difference between ondanestron and metoclopramide?

It depends: A decision is more dependent on relative potential side effects of the medications, availability, cost, and their effectiveness than on the anesthesia used. ...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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Metoclopramide (Definition)

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