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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
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 (metoclopramide) aren't helping much)
39 w preg. Volmit food and liquids. Allergic to zofran, reglan, (metoclopramide) tums, etc. Not ate or drank for 2-3 days. Ob won't do anything. Passed out sat?
Go to ER: You are probably significantly dehydrated and need IV fluids. Go to the er now. ...Read more
39 w preg. Volmit food and liquids. Allergic to zofran, reglan, (metoclopramide) 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
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
Theoretically: Lack of stomach acid can cause impaired release of B12 from food. Typical antacids (tums, mylanta, etc) and intermittent use of other agents are not likely sufficient to affect this in any clinical way, but proton pump inhibitors such as Omeprazole when taken daily for long periods of time can cause vit B12 deficiency. ...Read more
You may take antacids with your medication. It would be prudent to inform your doctor of all the medications, including over the counter and herbals that you take, preferably before taking those.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
After meals if. . .: Take antacids such as calcium carbonate after meals if you notice heartburn. If you can, avoid those foods that make it worse. Stop smoking. Keep alcohol to a minimum. Stay upright as long as possible after meals. If antacids aren't enough, consider h2 blockers like ranitidine. Failing that, consider proton pump inhibitors (ppis) like omeprazole. Go see your family doc if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Yes...: If treating heartburn/reflux esophagitis, Gaviscon or generic equivalent ("compare with Gaviscon") is a good choice. Gaviscon taken after meals and at bedtime, when combined with a proton pump inhibitor such as omeprazole (Prilosec) or esomeprazole (Nexium) once daily, can be more effective than either alone. ...Read more
Yes: Yes it is a type of acid reducer-- it inhibits stomach acid secretion. ...Read more
Metal burden: Burden beause (in theory) it is not enough to poison. We all have metal burden beause of the way that we have built our civilization. Aluminum is one of the toxic metals. ...Read more
No: It will not affect your fasting lab results. All the best. ...Read more
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Medications work by route of dosing, absorption, metabolism, distribution and elimination from the body. Antacids can
can interfere with the absorption process if taken close together. Most antacids are taken early while Ambien (zolpidem) is taken closer to bedtime.
Enjoy a good nights sleep. ...Read more