Gastroparesis

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(Gastric atony)
Gastroparesis, also called delayed gastric emptying, is a medical condition consisting of a paresis (partial paralysis) of the s...
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Common Gastroparesis treatments discussed around the web
Reglan 1,560 Domperidone 985 Erythromycin 303
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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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Allergies
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Stomach Pain
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Depression
1
Headaches
1
Asthma
1
Stomach Problems
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Irritability
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Weight Gain
1
Dry Skin
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Dizzy
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Depression
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Tardive Dyskinesia
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Dizzy
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Drowsy
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Diabetes
2
Restless
1
Weight Gain
1
Shaking
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Sleepy
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About Erythromycin
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...
" ...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 ... "

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

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... "

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for her gastroparesis? (A) Metoclopramide...
" ...study confirms severe gastroparesis with less than ...long-term treatment for her gastroparesis? (A) Metoclopramide (B) Erythromycin (C) Cisapride (D) Frequent, small,... "

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

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. ... "

to work, I switch to metoclopramide, which does its duty....
" ...leaks out onto my diaper. The medications for this are ranitidine plus erythromycin, or metoclopramide. Although the erythromycin is an antibiotic, I take it because, along with the ranitidine,... "

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use are metoclopramide and erythromycin. Erythromycin...
" ...u usually use are metoclopramide and erythromycin. Erythromycin induces release of Motilin. ...(as a SE of erythromycin), but in this case... "

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... "

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