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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   Eryc

Metoclopramide

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Other Names: Reglan   Maxolon   Primperan
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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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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By Sandi
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What patients are saying about Erythromycin + Metoclopramide + Gastroparesis

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in my blood sugar readings over a day. Given Erythromycin...
...gastroparesis. so sometimes my digestoins is delayed by several hours and at other times irt works normally. . Causes huge fluctutations in my blood sugar readings over a day. Given Erythromycin...
has been used elsewhere in the world to treat gastroparesis...
...This drug works like metoclopramide to improve ...nausea and vomiting. The FDA is reviewing domperidone, which has been used elsewhere in the world to treat gastroparesis. Use of the...
emptying test. If it comes back positive for gastroparesis...
...are Metoclopramide and Erythromycin, both of which can have some pretty rough side effects. I did feel like I had an ulcer--burning pain, etc., but this was probably gastritis caused by food and...
-While doctors much prefer to treat gastroparesis with...
...there -While doctors much prefer to treat gastroparesis with diet modifications for ...still available. One is Metoclopramide (brand-name Reglan), which is ...stomach action it Erythromycin...
The theory is that erythromycin works to speed up motility....
Hi Katie, The theory is that erythromycin works to speed up motility. It is supposed to work like metoclopramide. I agree about the antibiotics,...
theory is that erythromycin works to speed up motility....
...Katie, The theory is that erythromycin works to speed up motility. It is supposed to work like metoclopramide. I agree about the antibiotics,...
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...
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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