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What can I try instead of raglan to treat gastroparesis?

What can I try instead of raglan to treat gastroparesis?

Domperidone: Domperidone is a dopamine agonist and can not be bought in the USA. Two side effects include depression and lactation. ...Read more

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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How is gastroparesis treated?

How is gastroparesis treated?

Dietary first: Unfortunately there is no great treatment for gastroparesis, if there is an underlying cause, such as diabetes blood glucose control may help. Best management options would be dietary changes. Medications are limited by poor efficacy and side effects (i.e. Reglan). Occasionally a gastric pacemaker can be placed, but this is a new technology so limited experience. ...Read more

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How can I treat gastroparesis?

Treat Gastroparesis: Gastroparesis means a slow-emptying stomach. Causes may be mechanical (obstruction, or the stomach outlet narrowed from healing of past inflammation, treated by endoscopic dilation), post-inflammatory (due to swelling of the stomach lining from ulcers, treated with acid blockers), or neurologic (as with diabetes, treated with rx that stimulates motility--domperidone, erythromycin, reglan, (metoclopramide) zelnorm). ...Read more

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How do you treat gastroparesis?

Depends on severity: You can eat smaller meals more frequently. Avoid fatty foods. Consult a gastroenterologist regarding medical treatment, pending severity of your symptoms. ...Read more

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How do you treat gastroparesis ?

Multiple approaches: Gastroparesis patients have delayed or slow stomach emptying . We can treat them with medications that increase the motility of the stomach and also by dietary management like small, frequent meals, low fat diet, low insoluble fibre diet. Also keeping an eye on hydration and drinking enough fluid. ...Read more

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What are some remedies to treat and alleviate gastroparesis symptoms?

What are some remedies to treat and alleviate gastroparesis symptoms?

Treat Gastroparesis: Gastroparesis means a slow-emptying stomach. Causes may be mechanical (obstruction, or the stomach outlet narrowed from healing of past inflammation, treated by endoscopic dilation), post-inflammatory (due to swelling of the stomach lining from ulcers, treated with acid blockers), or neurologic (as with diabetes, treated with rx that stimulates motility--domperidone, erythromycin, reglan, (metoclopramide) zelnorm). ...Read more

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I have Gastroparesis raglin not working taking fenigan for nausa any other med i can try?

I have Gastroparesis raglin not working taking fenigan for nausa any other med i can try?

Erythromycin.: Erythromycin is an antibiotic, of course, but could be used for gastroparesis, too. It stimulates the Motilin receptors in the stomach, which promote contractions. ...Read more

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I have idiopathic gastroparesis is it ok to stick to my 5 safe foods and pediasure or should I try to get more variety in my diet?

I have idiopathic gastroparesis is it ok to stick to my 5 safe foods and pediasure or should I try to get more variety in my diet?

Diet: You can expand your diet by eating small frequent meals. .Eating your food with lotsof fluids helps. Blending food with fluids can give you much more variety. ...Read more

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If to treat Gastroparesis, which kind of doctor to reccomend ?

Many: 1st primary care, then GI. Confoirm diagnosis with a nuclear medicine gastric emtpying study. If diet and optimization of existing meds don't work, a trial of meds such as reglan, (metoclopramide) cisapride, and/or domperidone is in order. Next step would be gastric stimulator implantation, and finally removal of the stomach as a last resort. Stimulator info on Medtronic website. Interent forums on gastroparesis. ...Read more

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