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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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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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What to do if I have been filling full for a month now.. take reglan (metoclopramide) 3times a d 5mg and nexium. can someone recommend something for the fullness feeling?

What to do if I have been filling full for a month now.. take reglan (metoclopramide) 3times a d 5mg and nexium. can someone recommend something for the fullness feeling?

You may need to see: your doctor again, as Reglan (metoclopramide) does not seem to be working very well for you. Certainly, take very small meals, chew thoroughly, drink liquids with meals, and lie on your right side after eating to help stomach to empty. Good luck! ...Read more

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Do antacids deplete b12?

Do antacids deplete b12?

Often: Antacids may interfere with B12 absorption. The worst are the strong acid blockers like Prilosec and nexium (esomeprazole).. See the book "could it be b12". ...Read more

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Is domperidone an antacid?

Is domperidone an antacid?

NO: It increases peristalsis of the stomach (aids emptying) and intestine. Here is a good review article: inhttp://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/domperidone-oral-route/description/drg-20063481 Not to be confused with Dom Perignone ...Read more

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How is milk considered an antacid?

How is milk considered an antacid?

Alkaline: Milk has an alkaline ph. Therefore, by definition, it is the antithesis of acid - an antacid. This helps neutralize some acid. ...Read more

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Could you take antacid for a growling stomache?

Could you take antacid for a growling stomache?

Yes.: You can try it. If the antacids help temporarily, then your problem is related to stomach acid. Good luck. ...Read more

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