Gastroparesis

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Gastroparesis, also called delayed gastric emptying, is a medical condition consisting of a paresis (partial paralysis) of the s...
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Reglan 1,679 Domperidone 1,077 Erythromycin 338
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Erythromycin vs Metoclopramide for Gastroparesis

Erythromycin
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Metoclopramide
Other name: E Mycin (E Mycin)
Other name: Reglan (Reglan)
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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...
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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...
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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...
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About Metoclopramide
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...
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over a day. Given Erythromycin twice a day which helps...
" ...Causes huge fluctutations in my blood sugar readings over a day. Given Erythromycin twice a day which helps a bit as it ...to move the bowel, Metoclopramide caused my ankles to swell severely ,and... "

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in can cause nausea while metoclopramide may cause tardi...
" ...used in other countries for gastroparesis. Erythromycin and metoclopramide are effective ...can cause cramps, and erythromycin can cause nausea while metoclopramide may cause tardive dyskinesia or... "

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sses with my brain chemistry. It gives me hallucinations....
" ...have two medications for this: erythromycin and metoclopramide. The erythromycin is unreliable, and the metoclopramide messes with my brain chemistry. It... "

www.pharmacy-forum.co.uk
give either metoclopramide, domperidone or erythromycin. di...
" ...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 diffrent... "

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r her gastroparesis? (A) Metoclopramide (B) E...
" ...gastric emptying study confirms severe gastroparesis with less than 25% gastric ...best long-term treatment for her gastroparesis? (A) Metoclopramide (B) Erythromycin (C) Cisapride... "

pears to be more effective than metoclopramide in...
" Hi D Erythromycin is a treatment option for gastroparesis. It acts as a motilin ...three times a day. Although erythromycin appears to be more effective than metoclopramide in terms of improving... "

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effects that are possible with metoclopramide....
" ...on the IRD website about erythromycin. Just some added information for you. Erythromycin - An antibiotic with the ...gastric emptying as this does not have the unfortunate side effects that are... "

2 rounds!My mom had gastroparesis and they bounced back an...
" ...the last 2 rounds! My mom had gastroparesis and they bounced back and forth between Reglan and Erythromycin. I don't know if the side effects of the Erythromycin would be a bad combo with the... "

incontinentsupport.org
to work, I switch to metoclopramide, which does its duty....
" ...my bladder incontinence, I have gastroparesis, (paralyzed stomach). The gastroparesis diet is low residue, low fiber, which gives me a colon blockage. Behind the blockage is diarrhea, which seeps... "

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use are metoclopramide and erythromycin. Erythromycin...
" ok...what u usually use are metoclopramide and erythromycin. Erythromycin induces release of Motilin. IN ...vomiting (as a SE of erythromycin), but... "

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