Infant 13 months old taking reglan (metoclopramide) and Zantac for with redness in cheeks, seizures, developmental delay, tremors, are these side effects on them for?
Ask prescriber. Prolonged use of Reglan (metoclopramide) to speed up gastric emptying has risks . Mild side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, headache hypertension and restlessness, dangerous side effete include decrease in white blood cells, heart arrhythmia, adrenal disorder, several neurologic syndromes.Some pediatricians have been trying Erythromycin as a agent to speed up gastric emptying. Zantac is widely used.
Gastroesophageal. Reflux is common in children with neurological impairment. Enroll your child in arizona's early intervention program for evaluation & therapy; see https://www.Azdes.Gov/main.Aspx?Menu=98&id=2646 for details. Ask your pediatrician for a referral to a developmental/behavioral pediatrician in phoenix, to look for underlying genetic or other medical causes of his neurodevelopmental disorder.