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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for gastroparesis?

Is there an over-the-counter treatment for gastroparesis?

Diet: Diet is the only non prescription treatment for gastroparesis. Low fat, low residue diet is recommended. Small frequent meals are also advised. ...Read more

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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
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Gastroparesis (Definition)

Gastroparesis is a condition where the stomach is not able to empty its contents as effectively, but there is ...Read more


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Is marijuana be an effective treatment for gastroparesis?

Unlikely: Marijuana can cause symptoms similar to schizophrenia and i don't advise u to try it. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of domperidone for the treatment of idiopathic gastroparesis?

Read this: Bellow is link to wikipedia. The content should give you some answers to your question. I' d advise that you further discuss this with your doctor who knows your immediate problem and circumstances of you life. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/domperidone. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of botox for the treatment of nondiabetic gastroparesis?

What are the side effects of botox for the treatment of nondiabetic gastroparesis?

Unknown...: There are a few studies looking at the effectiveness of Botox injection of the pylorus in patients with idiopathic gastroparesis and none showed it to be any better than placebo. There were no significant side effects of Botox injection of the pylorus in the studies. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the current best treatment options for mild- moderate gastroparesis?

Gastroparesis: treatment of gastroparesis is too complex to go into a 400 character note. A great, easy to understand summary can be found at http://www.medicinenet.com/gastroparesis/page4.htm#how_is_gastroparesis_treated however. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the risks associated with gastroparesis treatment?

What are the risks associated with gastroparesis treatment?

Depend on medication: Unfortunately the medical treatment for gastroparesis is limited both in terms of efficacy and safety profile. Macrolide antibiotics has been associated with QT prolongation. Cisapride is no longer available in the US b/c of sudden death. Reglan has the potential for devastating neurologic side effects. Domperidone has fewer side effects but not approved for use in the US. ...Read more

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My grandson (2 1/2 years old) has diagnosed gastroparesis- very slow emptying of stomach. Can he grow out of it? Any treatment/medication for this?

My grandson (2 1/2 years old) has diagnosed gastroparesis- very slow emptying of stomach.  Can he grow out of it?  Any treatment/medication for this?

Yes : There is medication for this but there can be side effects to each one. Your son or daughter will talk to the gastroenterologist i'm sure. With children that age there is always a chance of outgrowing a problem, unless there was a congenital permanent nerve damage. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with gastroparesis and irritable bowel syndrome but treatments don't work. Why?

Gastroparesis hard: Unfortunately there is no good treatment to gastroparesis, there motility centers that might help, have your gastroenetrologist help you out. ...Read more