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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Propulsid (Overview)

Propulsid is an anti-ulcer agent which is a kind of gastroenterology drug.


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
4 doctors shared insights

Propulsid (Overview)

Propulsid is an anti-ulcer agent which is a kind of gastroenterology drug.


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I've been diagnosis with gastroparesis not caused by diabetes. My GI prescribed reglan which I took but began having painful muscle spasms. He wants to put me on propulsid which has been taken off the market. I have concerns about taking either of these p

I've been diagnosis with gastroparesis not caused by diabetes. My GI prescribed reglan which I took but began having painful muscle spasms. He wants to put me on propulsid which has been taken off the market. I have concerns about taking either of these p

Difficult to say: Here is a lot of info that you already may know about: http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/digestive-disorders-gastroparesis In any case, I wouldn't advise propulsid. Also I wouldn't advise reglan (metoclopramide) given your response. hope this provides some help! ...Read more

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I am 60 yrs old. I always feel like there is something in my throat. Got EH and benign thyroid tumor. Took propulsid and felt better. Stop& bcome wors?

I am 60 yrs old. I always feel like there is something in my throat. Got EH and benign thyroid tumor. Took propulsid and felt better. Stop& bcome wors?

Ans: If you feel there is something in the throat you should be checked and scoped. You could have a multitude of possibilities so get checked ...Read more

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I've been diagnosis with gastroparesis not caused by diabetes. My GI prescribed reglan which I took but began having painful muscle spasms. He wants to put me on propulsid which has been taken off the market. I have concerns about taking either of these p

Difficult to say: Here is a lot of info that you already may know about: http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/digestive-disorders-gastroparesis In any case, I wouldn't advise propulsid. Also I wouldn't advise reglan (metoclopramide) given your response. hope this provides some help! ...Read more

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Is there alternative to the drug cisapride?

Is there alternative to the drug cisapride?

Possibly: Cisapride was an pro motility agent. There are currently alternatives. Check with a gastroenterologist for a potential drug. ...Read more

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My 2 week baby had a stool analysis with +1 undigested sugars; Doctor said breastfeed no dairy prod and gave us Cisapride and Ranitidine, is it ok?

My 2 week baby had a stool analysis with +1 undigested sugars; Doctor said breastfeed no dairy prod and gave us Cisapride and Ranitidine, is it ok?

Not sure. : Usually cisapride is given for reflux and ranitidine is used for hyper acidity causing severe episodes of crying and may be used concurrently if a mixture of symptoms are present. But u have mentioned only a stool test which tells us only about 1+ sugar. So the history is incomplete about making a judgment. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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Dr. Robin Rothstein
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Cisapride (Definition)

Cisapride is an anti-ulcer agent which is a ...Read more