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No: Antacids are buffers that bind to acid in the stomach. They are available over the counter. Reglan 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
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
What can i take or do for stomach inflamation? I have a bad gastritis flare up. Advil? Herbs? ( antacids and reglan arent helping much)
39 w preg. Volmit food and liquids. Allergic to zofran, reglan, tums, etc. Not ate or drank for 2-3 days. Ob won't do anything. Passed out sat?
39 w preg. Volmit food and liquids. Allergic to zofran, reglan, tums, etc. Not ate or drank for 2-3 days. Doc couldn't rec anything. Passed out sat. ?
Call your OB : These are serious symptoms. You need to call your OB and arrange to be seen by a health care provider asap. ...Read more
34 f diangosis idiopathic gastroperisos. Gained 20lbs in one month. Could this be from the Reglan 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
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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