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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

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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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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What happens if you overdose on reglan (metoclopramide)?

What happens if you overdose on reglan (metoclopramide)?

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Can you tell me more about the medicine reglan (metoclopramide)?

Can you tell me more about the medicine reglan (metoclopramide)?

Reconsider this drug: Metaclopramide (reglan) is a pro-motility agent to improve esophageal and stomach emptying. However, please read the side effect profile of this medication--it may make you reconsider using it casually, especially if to be taken more than a few doses. What is your indication for the drug? ...Read more

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Is there another medicine besides Reglan (metoclopramide) to treat Gastroparias?

Is there another medicine besides Reglan (metoclopramide) to treat Gastroparias?

Gastroparesis: First should be what is the case of your slow gut transport? Some have use the antibiotic erythromycin to help, others have used for IBS constipation type linzess or amities, but gastroparesis is not the exact same. ...Read more

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34 f diangosis idiopathic gastroperisos. Gained 20lbs in one month. Could this be from the Reglan (metoclopramide) I was taking to treat the gastroperisos? If not, causes?

34 f diangosis idiopathic gastroperisos. Gained 20lbs in one month. Could this be from the Reglan (metoclopramide) I was taking to treat the gastroperisos? If not, causes?

Gastroparesis.: Sudden weight gain is a side effect of Reglan (metoclopramide). Idiopathic means that no cause has been identified. Make sure your doctor has ruled out diabetes (glucose levels can damage the vagus nerve) and other identifiable causes of gastroparesis including nervous system diseases such as Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis, before calling it idiopathic. ...Read more

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Who manufactures reglan (metoclopramide)?

Several: Follow this link: http://www.Tardivedyskinesia.Com/reglan/manufacturers/index.Php.

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How effective are reglan (metoclopramide) and domperidone?

Domperidone: "Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stresses that domperidone is not an FDA-approved drug, and that it may not be legally marketed in the US." "FDA's concern about the potential health risks associated with the use of domperidone in lactating women. These risks include cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, and sudden death." July 31, 2013 ...Read more

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What is the drug-reglan, and what are it's negative side effects?

What is the drug-reglan, and what are it's negative side effects?

Gi medication : Increases gatric motility and helps close the lower esophogeal sphincter to prevent gastroesophogeal reflux. Diarreha , fatigue, trouble sleeping, mood changes, uncontrollrd twitching and facial muscular spasms. To name a few. ...Read more

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How safe is reglan (metoclopramide)? Used for long term gastroparesis.

How safe is reglan (metoclopramide)? Used for long term gastroparesis.

Risky: Maximum recommended duration of Reglan (metoclopramide) use is 12 weeks. It's because of the increases risk with the long term use including extrapyramidal side effects such as tardive dyskinesia, which is an involuntary movement disorder. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of reglan (metoclopramide) in colonoscopy preperation?

What is the purpose of reglan (metoclopramide) in colonoscopy preperation?

Helps: Reglan (metoclopramide) helps the stomach empty faster, pushing the large volume of the typical liquid prep out faster, lessening the chance of you vomiting it up because it doesn't go through quick enough. ...Read more

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Will reglan (metoclopramide) give me abnormal heartbeats and I am having severe nightmare ?

Will reglan (metoclopramide) give me abnormal heartbeats and I am having severe nightmare ?

Possibly: Reglan (metoclopramide) does have lots of side-effects, especially when you take it long term. It can have side-effects short-term as well. Have you discussed this with your doctor? That's the first place to start, good luck. ...Read more

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I was recently diagnosis with gastroparesis a few weeks ago and the medicine im on iz reglan (metoclopramide). Whats the time to the pills?

I was recently diagnosis with gastroparesis a few weeks ago and the medicine im on iz reglan (metoclopramide). Whats the time to the pills?

With meals: Not sure what the question is asking but if you are taking this med for gastroparesis, you should take it 30 min before your big meals, so essentially, 3x/day. ...Read more

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My daughter's told her vargas nerve may be damaged and was prescribed Reglan (metoclopramide). She can't be on it for a long time, what can she do when she goes off it?

My daughter's told her vargas nerve may be damaged and was prescribed Reglan (metoclopramide). She can't be on it for a long time, what can she do when she goes off it?

Concerns: How and why has this information been confirmed? Regian is used for gastrointestinal symptoms, and does not imply abnormality of a major cranial nerve. This seems confusing to me and I believe you need a second opinion. ...Read more

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My daughter is being treated for gastroperisis with Reglan (metoclopramide). It has been about 4 days with minimal change. How long does Reglan (metoclopramide) usually take?

Reglan (metoclopramide): oral Reglan (metoclopramide) is sometimes useful in the treatment of gastroparesis. Although individual doses begin working immediately, it may take weeks to see the effect in someone who has chronic gastroparesis. If there is no effect, the dosage may need to be adjusted. It is important to watch for side effects while on the medication, in addition. If she is seeing no relief, talk to your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can reglan (metoclopramide) cause diarrhea?

Can reglan (metoclopramide) cause diarrhea?

Reglan (metoclopramide): This Dopamine agonist is used to treat nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, heartburn and early satiety. Common side effects are decreased energy, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, nausea, restlessness, malaise and trouble sleeping. ...Read more

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Is reglan (metoclopramide) an antipsychotic?

Is reglan (metoclopramide) an antipsychotic?

Reglan (metoclopramide): Is metoclopramide, used for heartburn & gastric reflux. Rarely, can cause dyskinesia, like antipsychotic medications, but is not classified as such. ...Read more

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Should I take reglan/domperidone for gastroparesis?

Should I take reglan/domperidone for gastroparesis?

Domperidone: "Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stresses that domperidone is not an FDA-approved drug, and that it may not be legally marketed in the US." " FDA's concern about the potential health risks associated with the use of domperidone in lactating women. These risks include cardiac arrhythmias, cardiac arrest, and sudden death." ...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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Why is reglan (metoclopramide) prescribed for beefy tongue?

Why is reglan (metoclopramide) prescribed for beefy tongue?

Hmmm..: Reglan (metoclopramide) has some bad side effects... Should be avoided if possible... Beefy tongue is usually caused by b-12 deficiency... Regulan does not apply. ...Read more

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Metoclopramide (Definition)

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