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Doctor insights on: Reglan Vs Zofran For Nausea

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Nauseaous from 5/25-6/15/13. Unable to keep food.Water.Meds.Down became nauseous again 6/18/13.Again nausea puking.Reglan (metoclopramide) Zofran no help.Wat do I do?

Nauseaous from 5/25-6/15/13. Unable to keep food.Water.Meds.Down became nauseous again 6/18/13.Again nausea puking.Reglan (metoclopramide) Zofran no help.Wat do I do?

Pregnant?: Need to be sure you aren't pregnant. If not you need to see a physician for a proper evaluation. Nausea with vomiting for this period of time is unusual and is not a self-limited disease. This cannot be diagnosed long distance. If Reglan (metoclopramide) and zofran are not helping, you need a thorough evaluation starting with lab work, plain abdominal xrays and probably upper endoscopy. ...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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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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What is more effective in PREVENTMENT/treatment of nausea and vomiting due to viral gastroenteritis? Metoclopramide or Zofran (ondansetron)?

What is more effective in PREVENTMENT/treatment of nausea and vomiting due to viral gastroenteritis? Metoclopramide or Zofran (ondansetron)?

Nausea~: hello~ Zofran is reserved for severe nausea that accompanies chemotherapy, so I would use something safer and first line like Compazine (prochlorperazine), (prochlorperazine) which would work better than metaclopamide, but metaclopamide can be used in mild cases.You will need to ask your doc for a script for Compazine (prochlorperazine). thanks ...Read more

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Dr prescribed Zofran and reglan (metoclopramide) for 10 yr old. Reglan (metoclopramide) has blackbox warning. Don't want to use it. What are the alternatives. Zofran not working alone.

Dr prescribed Zofran and reglan (metoclopramide) for 10 yr old. Reglan (metoclopramide) has blackbox warning. Don't want to use it. What are the alternatives. Zofran not working alone.

Many options, but: You should talk to your pcp and explain your concern(s). There re many antiemetics available. However, to take this type of medication without medical history is under-standard of care. Example: Promethazine is a great antiemetic, but is contraindicated inchildren with liver disease. The medication interaction is a factor to consider. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Starting out on Prozac (20mg daily), Zofran(8mg,twice daily), and Cyclizine (before bed) for gastroparesis, thoughts? Reglan (metoclopramide) didn't work out.

Starting out on Prozac (20mg daily), Zofran(8mg,twice daily), and Cyclizine (before bed) for gastroparesis, thoughts? Reglan (metoclopramide) didn't work out.

Follow GI suggestion: Gastroparesis is difficult to treat,Rx is individualized. Some times Domeperidome ( not available in US, but available in Canada) works. Ginger tea and chewing dry salted Ginger may help Nausea. ...Read more

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I have lupus and am now taking tacrolimus but it makes me nauseated; I am allergic to zofran. Ideas? Compazine and reglan (metoclopramide) not strong enough.

I have lupus and am now taking tacrolimus but it makes me nauseated; I am allergic to zofran. Ideas? Compazine and reglan (metoclopramide) not strong enough.

Promethazine : Promethazine is used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting. It is a great antiemetic and may be a good replacement for zofran (ondansetron). Rec.: talk to your treating physician before making any changes. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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My three year old has a stomach bug with vomiting. Is it ok to give her a small piece of my Zofran or reglan (metoclopramide)?

My three year old has a stomach bug with vomiting. Is it ok to give her a small piece of my Zofran or reglan (metoclopramide)?

No: Both Reglan (metoclopramide) and zofran are powerful medications and should only be used under the direct supervision of a physician. These medications are typically prescribed in extreme or unique circumstances. Contact you pediatrician for follow up care regarding your child's current condition.. ...Read more

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Does Zofran (ondansetron) help relieve icky nausea caused by acid reflux?

Does Zofran (ondansetron) help relieve icky nausea caused by acid reflux?

No Biggy: Why not just take care of the acid reflux?There are many medications for it,and dietary modification, even Tums. Yes,Zofran (ondansetron) (ondansetron) helps nausea but it will make you drowsy (maybe that's what you need?),and yes, you could take a Zofran (ondansetron) if the acid reflux makes you nauseated.No biggy. But it's always better to attack the cause-that will then take care of the symptoms.And if not you'll need to see your doc ...Read more

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Can I take zofran with my tramadol to help with the nausea that the tramadol gives me?

Can I take zofran with my tramadol to help with the nausea that the tramadol gives me?

Well you can: But why are you taking a medication that gives you these effects? Return to doctor and get a different medication for pain ...Read more

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Is there anything to relieve nausea from flagyl? Zofran (ondansetron) doesn't seem to be helping.

Is there anything to relieve nausea from flagyl? Zofran (ondansetron) doesn't seem to be helping.

Nausea from meds: Controlling nausea can sometimes be a challenge. This side effect is very well known from flagyl. Upping the dose of the zofran may help, or your doc can try a different antiemetic such as reglan (metoclopramide) or compazine (prochlorperazine). My personal favorite is ginger-- usually I will eat 2 slices of the crystallized stuff or make a ginger tea by boiling a chunk of root for 10 min then adding honey to taste ...Read more

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What can I take to ease the symptoms of flagyl? I already suffer from really bad nausea and am taking Zofran (ondansetron) 8 mg

Flagyl: Not sure what you are taking Flagyl for. Try taking it on a full stomach. If you still do not tolerate it, speak to your doctor who may be able to switch it to another medication depending on your diagnosis. ...Read more

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Ondansetron (Definition)

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Zofran (Definition)

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