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Erythromycin vs. Metoclopramide for Gastroparesis

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Erythromycin

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Other Names: E Mycin   Ery Tab   Erythromicin   Stiemycin   Eryped

Metoclopramide

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Other Names: Reglan   Maxolon   Primperan
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 17,100 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 4,479 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Erythromycin is a macrolide antibiotic that has an antimicrobial spectrum similar to or slightly wider than that of penicillin, and is often used for people who have an allergy to penicillins. For respiratory tract infections, it has better coverage of a... Read more on Wikipedia
Metoclopramide (International Nonproprietary Name) is an antiemetic and Prokinetic agent. It is commonly used to treat nausea and vomiting, to facilitate gastric emptying in people with gastroparesis, and as a treatment for the gastric stasis often asso... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Erythromycin + Metoclopramide + Gastroparesis

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over a day. Given Erythromycin twice a day which helps...
...in my blood sugar readings over a day. Given Erythromycin twice a day which helps a ...the bowel, Metoclopramide caused my ankles to swell severely ,and Domperidone caused swallowing problems ...
give either metoclopramide, domperidone or erythromycin....
...this patient would be suffering from gastroparesis because one of the key ...and the vomiting. can give either metoclopramide, domperidone or erythromycin. diabetic ketoacidosis wll have diff...
appears to be more effective than metoclopramide...
...D Erythromycin is a treatment option for gastroparesis. It acts as a ...three times a day. Although erythromycin appears to be more effective than metoclopramide in terms of improving gastr...
side effects that are possible with metoclopramide
...IRD website about erythromycin. Just some added information for you. Erythromycin - An antibiotic ...emptying as this does not have the unfortunate side effects that are possible with metoc...
2 rounds! My mom had gastroparesis and they bounced back...
...a bad combo with the Folfiri, but you could check ask about it. They gave it to her as a liquid which they said would act more locally and stimulate the stomach with fewer systemic side effects. ...
a recommendation but often they use an erythromycin type...
...like reglan (metoclopramide) as it can worsen PD. A GI doctor can assess and make a recommendation but often they use...
morning vomiting etc. was on Erythromycin(sp?) but Dr. does...
...sons GP has just prescribed this med to help reduce sons morning vomiting etc. was on Erythromycin(sp?) but Dr. does not want son...
link explains that using erythromycin with verapamil is not...
...more complete explanation of Reglan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metoclopramide It is a complex drug ...This link explains that using erythromycin with verapami...
is supposed to work like metoclopramide. I agree about the...
Hi Katie, The theory is that erythromycin works to speed up motility. It is supposed to work like metoclopramide. I agree about the antibiotics,...
is supposed to work like metoclopramide. I agree about the...
...Katie, The theory is that erythromycin works to speed up motility. It is supposed to work like metoclopramide. I agree about the antibiotics,...
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