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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for esophageal achalasia?
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Dr. David Earle
Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: No pills
The only effective treatment is to open the lower esophageal valve by balloon dilation or surgically through the abdomen or the mouth (poem).
Pills don't work, nor does botox.

In brief: No pills
The only effective treatment is to open the lower esophageal valve by balloon dilation or surgically through the abdomen or the mouth (poem).
Pills don't work, nor does botox.
Dr. David Earle
Dr. David Earle
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Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly Reglan (metoclopramide)
You can speak to your doctor about trying Reglan (metoclopramide) or Metoclopramide but cautiously and in small amounts since you have to worry about side effects.
This a motility agent that might help and also there could be a stricture in esophagus that might need to be dilated per upper endoscopy perhaps as well.

In brief: Possibly Reglan (metoclopramide)
You can speak to your doctor about trying Reglan (metoclopramide) or Metoclopramide but cautiously and in small amounts since you have to worry about side effects.
This a motility agent that might help and also there could be a stricture in esophagus that might need to be dilated per upper endoscopy perhaps as well.
Dr. Kevin Considine
Dr. Kevin Considine
Thank
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly Reglan (metoclopramide)
You can speak to your doctor about trying Reglan (metoclopramide) or Metoclopramide but cautiously and in small amounts since you have to worry about side effects.
This a motility agent that might help and also there could be a stricture in esophagus that might need to be dilated per upper endoscopy perhaps as well.

In brief: Possibly Reglan (metoclopramide)
You can speak to your doctor about trying Reglan (metoclopramide) or Metoclopramide but cautiously and in small amounts since you have to worry about side effects.
This a motility agent that might help and also there could be a stricture in esophagus that might need to be dilated per upper endoscopy perhaps as well.
Dr. Kevin Considine
Dr. Kevin Considine
Thank
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly Reglan (metoclopramide)
You can speak to your doctor about trying Reglan (metoclopramide) or Metoclopramide but cautiously and in small amounts since you have to worry about side effects.
This a motility agent that might help and also there could be a stricture in esophagus that might need to be dilated per upper endoscopy perhaps as well.

In brief: Possibly Reglan (metoclopramide)
You can speak to your doctor about trying Reglan (metoclopramide) or Metoclopramide but cautiously and in small amounts since you have to worry about side effects.
This a motility agent that might help and also there could be a stricture in esophagus that might need to be dilated per upper endoscopy perhaps as well.
Dr. Kevin Considine
Dr. Kevin Considine
Thank
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