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Is reglan (metoclopramide) an antacid?

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Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Antacids are buffers that bind to acid in the stomach.
They are available over the counter. Reglan (metoclopramide) is Metoclopramide which is a medication that is typically prescribed by a doctor and is used to promote stomach emptying in patients, typically diabetics. Nerve damage to the stomach may lead to gastroparesis in these patients which slows output from the stomach.

In brief: No

Antacids are buffers that bind to acid in the stomach.
They are available over the counter. Reglan (metoclopramide) is Metoclopramide which is a medication that is typically prescribed by a doctor and is used to promote stomach emptying in patients, typically diabetics. Nerve damage to the stomach may lead to gastroparesis in these patients which slows output from the stomach.
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: No

It is not an antacid but is does decrease acid production in the stomach.

In brief: No

It is not an antacid but is does decrease acid production in the stomach.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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