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Reglan Vs Zofran For Nausea
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
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
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.
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
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
Anti-nausea: No. They are for the same medical condition. ...Read more
Starting out on Prozac (20mg daily), Zofran(8mg,twice daily), and Cyclizine (before bed) for gastroparesis, thoughts? Reglan (metoclopramide) didn't work out.
I'm 15 Weeks Pregnant And Have Been Prescribed Reglan (metoclopramide) And Zofran Odt At Different Periods. Is It Safe To Alternate The Two If One Isn't Working?
Yes: I assume you mean trying one then waiting and trying the other? This is fine but be sure to follow the hourly dosing as written on the prescription bottle. ...Read more
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.
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
10weeks preg.last prescribed metoclopramide pills didnt help with nausea & vomitting.now prescribed with ondansetron pills.can this help better?
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
Probably OK: However, usually not the first choice at this time ...Read more
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
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