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Stubborn weight problem meds are omeprazoe certirizine senna simvastatin have IBS and GERD had endometriosis hysterectomy no HRT due to cancer family ?

Stubborn weight problem meds are omeprazoe certirizine senna simvastatin have IBS and GERD had endometriosis hysterectomy no HRT due to cancer family ?

Metabolic problem: Many people that are overweight have a problem with their metabolism. If you are on all of these drugs, than there is a good chance that you have a metabolic problem underlying your weight gain. A few common imbalances include hypothyroid, low testosterone, low progesterone, high cortisol, high insulin, high estrogen, high leptin, low msh. You should see your doctor to check these out. ...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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For GI issues. Taking Ranitidine , Carafate , Compazine, (prochlorperazine) and GasX... any contradictions interactions to watch out for ? Medications by primary dr. and Gastroenterology dr.

For GI issues. Taking Ranitidine , Carafate , Compazine, (prochlorperazine) and GasX... any contradictions interactions to watch out for ? Medications by primary dr. and Gastroenterology dr.

Ok: These medications all have different mechanisms of action and I don't think there are contraindications or interactions to worry about. In situations or questions like this, your pharmacist, who has access to information about almost all medications, can be very helpful. ...Read more

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Can compazine be given with reglan (metoclopramide)?

Can compazine be given with reglan (metoclopramide)?

Yes: The patient may get a bit sleepy but you can. We did that very often in anesthesia when person was refractory to Compazine then we added Reglan (metoclopramide) iv. ...Read more

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Can I counteract potential osteoporosis family history by taking calcium supplements?

Can I counteract potential osteoporosis family history by taking calcium supplements?

One answer: Calcium and vitamin d supplements certainly are a part of reducing bone loss. Depending on your age, a DEXA or bone denstiy test may be in order to measure your bone density and see if bone loss is present. If so, other therapy may be indicated. Also weight bearing exercise is important in helping maintain bone density. ...Read more

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Dear Doctors, do you give PPI drugs with IBS drugs like Trimebutine maleate or Mebeverine for IBS related gas and bloating ? Please respond...

Dear Doctors, do you give PPI drugs with IBS drugs like Trimebutine maleate or Mebeverine for IBS related gas and bloating ? Please respond...

PPI: PPI work differently from the antispasmodic medications. There should not be any problems taking it together. If there are concerns. I would discuss this with your pharmacist. ...Read more

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I have gastroparesis. Md wants reglan (metoclopramide) but I have a family history of Parkinson's and a personal history of depression and anxiety. What about the gastric sleeve?

I have gastroparesis. Md wants reglan (metoclopramide) but I have a family history of Parkinson's and a personal history of depression and anxiety. What about the gastric sleeve?

No: Surgery, especially sleeve gastrecyomy, would make the problem of gastroparesis much worse. Medication is a much superior choice for this diagnosis. Rarely subtotal gastrectomy as a last resort. ...Read more

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28f Dx: idiopathic gastroparesis/pancreatitis. Lab 4 IBD is + but colonscpy inconclusive. Possible 2 have all 3 GI diseases? Nausea/abd pain etc

28f Dx: idiopathic gastroparesis/pancreatitis. Lab 4 IBD is + but colonscpy inconclusive. Possible 2 have all 3 GI diseases? Nausea/abd pain etc

Complex problem: I suppose anything is possible, making this a clearly complex problem. Gastroparesis alone is a relatively poorly understood disease with a variety of diet and medications available for symptom relief. Some meds are difficult, or impossible to purchase in the US. Gastric stimilator implantation is another option for symptom relief. Be sure you have a GI doc following you. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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ANY nausea med rec to take to my GI? Zofran, phernegan, reglan (metoclopramide) & their relations=anaphylaxis. OTC not strong enough. SEVERE nausea w/some vomiting.

ANY nausea med rec to take to my GI? Zofran, phernegan, reglan (metoclopramide) & their relations=anaphylaxis. OTC not strong enough. SEVERE nausea w/some vomiting.

Drink it strong: Ginger can reduce nausea & upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Fam hx of stomach cancers, ulcers, gallstones). I'm 50, gallbladder out 20 yrs ago, 2 ulcers. Now dx with IBS. Taking natural supplements. Any advice?

Fam hx of stomach cancers, ulcers, gallstones). I'm 50, gallbladder out 20 yrs ago, 2 ulcers. Now dx with IBS. Taking natural supplements. Any advice?

Stay with GI doc: You really need to maintain a strong, active rapport with your Gastroenterologist. You are at an age at which monitoring is essential, especially with a new IBS diagnosis. You need regular colonoscopy and EGD at least. For new IBS diagnosis, consider ultrasound, MRCP, CT and testing for gluten sensitivity. ...Read more

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Dx of IBS and early stage autoimmune disorder taking omeprazole, bupropion, plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) and bentyl as needed. I have period cramps. Best OTC pain meds?

Dx of IBS and early stage autoimmune disorder taking omeprazole, bupropion, plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) and bentyl as needed. I have period cramps.  Best OTC pain meds?

Ibuprofen or aleve (naproxen): Take them early before the cramps get too bad and take 2 of the aleve (naproxen) twice a day and 3-4 of the Ibuprofen 3 times a day. You aso can soak in a hot tub. That often helps as well. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Is resperidone BP & lonazep md .5mg equivalent to haloperidol &valium 5mg as antipsyhiotic & for sleep problem respectively ?

Is resperidone BP & lonazep md .5mg equivalent to haloperidol &valium 5mg as antipsyhiotic & for sleep problem respectively ?

Risperdal: Haldol (haloperidol) & Risperdal are antipsychotics, with Haldol (haloperidol) being first generation psychotropic. Ativan & valium are anxiolytics of the benzodiazepine group. Each has its own side-effect profile & half-life. ...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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Possible celiec ? Countless medications for gastric issues (useless) afterthe norovirus - symptoms are bloating, indigestion, itchylegs&arms& diareah

Possible celiec ? Countless medications for gastric issues (useless) afterthe norovirus - symptoms are bloating, indigestion, itchylegs&arms& diareah

Celiac or more: Celiac disease can be tested for and requires that you see your doctor for the blood work. It can be more than just celiac and different people have different levels of sensitivity for celiac. Some are very sensitive to contamination. There are other sources for gastrointenstinal upset. After the norovirus it will take awhile to get back to baseline. Start with bananas, rice and gluten free. ...Read more

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31yrs old.2miscarraiges.1st missed 2nd anembryonic.spontaneous miscarraiges.no medical history and no family history of immune disorders.want ur guid?

31yrs old.2miscarraiges.1st missed 2nd anembryonic.spontaneous miscarraiges.no medical history and no family history of immune disorders.want ur guid?

Miscarriage: Speak with your Obstetrician about a work up for recurrent miscarriages. You may have some factors in your blood that are causing it and anticoagulants may help during your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Metoclopramide (Definition)

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