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Would stopping reglan (metoclopramide) stop nipple discharge?

Would stopping reglan (metoclopramide) stop nipple discharge?

Possible!: Reglan (metoclopramide) can cause Gynecomastia (Enlargement) of the breasts and Galactorrhea (Discharge from nipples) If this was the reason...stopping it will stop the discharge. Sometimes the enlargement (in males) is permanent! ...Read more

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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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Started taking reglan (metoclopramide) it really helps but afraid of side effect will it fix my slow stomach after I stop taking it or do you have to keep taking it ?

Started taking reglan (metoclopramide) it really helps but afraid of side effect will it fix my slow stomach after I stop taking it or do you have to keep taking it ?

Metoclopramide: It only works within about a half hour of taking it as its in and out of your system relatively quickly. Side effects are related to dose. If you haven't yet had any side effects, as long as you are under the care of your physician, you may continue to take it. Hopefully there will be some newer promotility agents approved by the FDA soon. ...Read more

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My 10 month old has had diarrhea for over a week and is taking reglan (metoclopramide) and zantac, should I be worried? Should we stop administering reglan (metoclopramide)

My 10 month old has had diarrhea for over a week and is taking reglan (metoclopramide) and zantac, should I be worried? Should we stop administering reglan (metoclopramide)

10 month old: At 10 months with persistent diarrhea, there is an increasing risk for dehydration. You need to have the child seen by the Pediatric GI specialist to assure the issue is examined and treated asap. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How much shud be the dose of Thorazine & Reglan (metoclopramide) to treat hiccups. How long should I be taking them if the hiccups dont stop. Diabetes is controlled.

How much shud be the dose of Thorazine & Reglan (metoclopramide) to treat hiccups. How long should I be taking them if the hiccups dont stop. Diabetes is controlled.

2 to 3 days: Thorazine (chlorpromazine) - 25-50 mg every 6-8hr; if hiccups persist after 2-3 days of oral therapy, see your doctor for possible intramuscular or slow intravenous Thorazine (chlorpromazine). Reglan 10 mg every 6 - 8 hours ...Read more

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Is metoclopramide safe?

Is metoclopramide safe?

Yes: Although when it is effective some pateints complain of abdominal cramping. ...Read more

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What is metoclopramide used for?

What is metoclopramide used for?

Metoclopramide or: Reglan (metoclopramide) is a bowel stimulant, and works best to help the stomach to empty. It is used in diabetic gastroparesis. It is also used as an adjunct to to other meds for post chemo nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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What to do if i overdosed on metoclopramide?

What to do if i overdosed on metoclopramide?

Reconsider this drug: Metaclopramide (reglan) is a pro-motility agent to improve esophageal and stomach emptying. The side effects can be lingering, serious, and dose - & duration-dependent. I would suggest you discuss alternatives to this drug with your doc. If you intentionally overdosed please call 911 now. ...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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Metoclopramide (Definition)

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