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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Reglan 1,561 Domperidone 986 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
1
Irritability
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Weight Gain
1
Dry Skin
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Dizzy
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Depression
4
Tardive Dyskinesia
3
Dizzy
3
Drowsy
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Diabetes
2
Restless
1
Weight Gain
1
Shaking
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Sleepy
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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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if they tried metoclopramide or erythromycin, she didn't...
" ...couple years ago she had severe stomach pain and went to the ...would be pooping constantly. I asked if they tried metoclopramide or erythromycin, she didn't recall those drugs, but i figure ... "

This drug works like metoclopramide to improve stomach...
" ...info that may help.. Erythromycin. This antibiotic also improves ...cramps. Domperidone. This drug works like metoclopramide to improve stomach emptying... "

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we used erythromycin and metoclopramide as prokinetics....
" ...I worked we used erythromycin and metoclopramide as prokinetics.... "

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emptying. They put him on Erythromycin but it actually...
" ...a delayed gastric emptying. They put him on Erythromycin but it actually caused more ...will not let him take Metoclopramide because of his history of ...are crazy. He takes a capful of miral... "

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... "

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diet then give antiemtic and erythromycin. here is the...
" ...his diet then give antiemtic and erythromycin. here is the link ...to your office complaining of nausea, early satiety, anorexia, ...this patient’s symptoms? A. Metoclopramide, 10 to... "

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with gastroparesis who cannot tolerate metoclopramide
" ...of metoclopramide. * Erythromycin should be considered for patients with gastroparesis who cannot... "

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small and frequent meal if fail use metoclopramide...
" ...frequent meal if fail use metoclopr... "

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1st- metoclopramide if doesnt work then- erythromycin...
" ...metoclopramide if doesnt wor... "

that you had a bad reaction to metoclopramide. I have heard...
" ...am sorry that you had a bad reaction to metoclopramide. I have heard of some ...at night. It works like Metoclopramide but it is much ...the neurological side effects that metoclopramide can.... "

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