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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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How much time does it take reglan (metoclopramide) to help with acid reflux symptoms?

How much time does it take reglan (metoclopramide) to help with acid reflux symptoms?

Mastic Gum: If you have GERD, Mastic Gum (available in a health food store) should help. 1, 000 mg per day for at least two weeks. That should eradicate H. pylori, the spirochete that causes GERD, ulcers, and stomach cancer. Mastic gum also heals gastric and duodenal ulcers. ...Read more

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What's the problem with taking Compazine together with Reglan (metoclopramide)? If they can't be taken together, how long after taking Compazine can I take Reglan (metoclopramide)?

What's the problem with taking Compazine together with Reglan (metoclopramide)? If they can't be taken together, how long after taking Compazine can I take Reglan (metoclopramide)?

Severe side effects: Any med has some risk of side effects; when prescribing, we balance benefits against risks. When combining Compazine with Reglan (metoclopramide), (metoclopramide) rare risks of side effects of each are magnified & include confusion, fever, fast heart rate, stiff muscles, & involuntary movements. Recommend asking a pharmacist how long after Compazine it's safe to take Reglan (metoclopramide).Zofran (ondansetron) may be safer choice to ask doc about ...Read more

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What to do if I have been filling full for a month now. Take reglan (metoclopramide) 3times a d 5mg and nexium. Can someone recommend something for the fullness feeling?

What to do if I have been filling full for a month now. Take reglan (metoclopramide) 3times a d 5mg and nexium. Can someone recommend something for the fullness feeling?

You may need to see: Your doctor again, as Reglan (metoclopramide) does not seem to be working very well for you. Certainly, take very small meals, chew thoroughly, drink liquids with meals, and lie on your right side after eating to help stomach to empty. Good luck! ...Read more

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My doctor wants me to take Reglan (metoclopramide) for nausea and the warnings scare me bad! Is there another drug that I can take other than that one? I won't take it

My doctor wants me to take Reglan (metoclopramide) for nausea and the warnings scare me bad! Is there another drug that I can take other than that one? I won't take it

Nausea: What is causing your nausea? If it is just plain nausea, would you like to try very very cold ginger ale almost icy. You have to know the cause of your nausea so it can be address correctly. ...Read more

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Can you take Reglan (metoclopramide) together with Benadryl for migraine headaches?

Can you take Reglan (metoclopramide) together with Benadryl for migraine headaches?

Yes: May cause some over sedation, but some people have neurologic reactions to reglan (metoclopramide) that the benadryl may counteract. Not sure if would have a additive effect on migraine pain though. ...Read more

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Can u take reglan (metoclopramide) n Depakote 2gether? Not on reg basis, I just have the flu, gotta keep down my pain meds or will hsve 2 go 2 er!

Can u take reglan (metoclopramide) n Depakote 2gether? Not on reg basis, I just have the flu, gotta keep down my pain meds or will hsve 2 go 2 er!

Yes: Depakote has many drug-drug interactions, especially with other anticonvulsants. But there should be no problem combining Reglan (metoclopramide) with depakote. ...Read more

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Can I take reglan (metoclopramide) for the stomach flu?

Can I take reglan (metoclopramide) for the stomach flu?

Might back fire: Reglan (metoclopramide) is a prokinetic, meaning it makes the gut move faster. It can make it move faster one way or the other. So if you are having vomiting or diarrhea, it could make it worse. Reglan (metoclopramide) is used in folks whose GI tracts do not move well, ie delayed gastric emptying. If you have been prescribed this, then talk to you doctor. Don't every use something prescribed for someone else. Try probiotics. ...Read more

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My father is diabetic but as of now controlled. He has been having frequent hiccups since 2 days. Can he take thorazine & reglan (metoclopramide). If yes what dose. Help.

Talk to doctor: This may be helpful for hiccups due to an irritated diaphragm, and won't pose a problem with his diabetes, but this should be discussed with and prescribed by your doctor. In rare cases, hiccups could be due to other issues as well, such as infection, hyperventilation, inflammation, etc. It is best for you to have him see the doctor to ensure it's not from some other cause. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have gastroparesis which the pacer has been ineffective, so since april I take 80mg of reglan (metoclopramide) a day, could this cause intense nerve pain in my legs?

Unlikely: You are taking very high dose of reglan (metoclopramide). I don't think you're severe leg pain is related to reglan (metoclopramide). But you should discuss with your gastroenerelogist to change your treatment of gastroparesis if possible. ...Read more

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I have bad GERD n take Pepcid 20mg and reglan (metoclopramide) 5mg. The Pepcid doesn't work what else can I take for my bad acid?

I have bad GERD n take Pepcid 20mg and reglan (metoclopramide) 5mg. The Pepcid doesn't work what else can I take for my bad acid?

Bad gerd: You may need to try different medications, e.g. Proton pump inhibitors like over the counter omeprazole, which may work a lot better. Also try not to eat after 7pm, avoid alcohol, do not smoke as this irritates stomach, try to place 6 inch blocks under head of bed posts so your upper body is on a slant so fluid from your stomach can not easily get into your throat. Evening meal should be small. ...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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Should I space out Reglan (metoclopramide) from when I take the Percocet? If so, how long?

No: You should be ok taking both together. Reglan (metoclopramide) and Percocet work via two separate mechanisms. A possible concern is that taking both might cause some constipation or stomach upset, so I'd watch for those symptoms. You should be able to address the constipation with a fiber supplement. ...Read more

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I am scheduled for a colonoscopy on monday the 29th and do not have instructioms for the use of the two reglan (metoclopramide) tablets. I have instrucions for everything else I am supposed to take.

I am scheduled for a colonoscopy on monday the 29th and do not have instructioms for the use of the two reglan (metoclopramide) tablets. I have instrucions for everything else I am supposed to take.

Reglan (metoclopramide) is: To help move the prep thru your GI tract without as much nausea or sensation of fullness, ie better toleration of the prep. You need to call the doctors office to get specific instruction from them as to the timeing of the Reglan (metoclopramide) doses. ...Read more

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My doctor prescribed me reglan (metoclopramide) 5mg to take 30 minutes before meals and at bedtime. How many hours apart from supper to bedtime do I need to wait?

My doctor prescribed me reglan (metoclopramide) 5mg to take 30 minutes before meals and at bedtime. How many hours apart from supper to bedtime do I need to wait?

Reconsider this Rx: 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 over a long period of time, and at 4 times daily. What is your indication for the drug? ...Read more

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Diagnosed with mild gastropatesisgiven reglan (metoclopramide) but due to its side effects too scared to take doc gave me prescription for domperidone is this safer?

Meds: Both medications are dopamine blockers, so they are similar in pharmacological action. The most concerning side effect from both is extra pyramidal symptoms (most common is a lock jaw like syndrome). In Reglan (metoclopramide) this can happen up to 10 percent esp in people under 30. Comparisons has a 2 percent risk of this. ...Read more

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What meds can I take for GERD if I'm already taking Pepcid and reglan (metoclopramide)? What will help the mucus? I can't eat or swollow pills

PPIs: Proton pump inhibitors, such as Omeprazole (prilosec) or Lansoprazole (prevacid) or zegerid can be taken over-the-counter for gerd. Certain other things such as avoidance of fried and fatty foods, assuming supine position after meals, avoiding tight clothes, elevating the head of your bed may further help your gerd. ...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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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)?

If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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. ...Read more

Dr. Marcus Reidenberg
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Metoclopramide (Definition)

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