Metoclopramide vs Reglan for Gastroparesis

Metoclopramide
(Rx)
Reglan
(Rx)
Metoclopramide is a gastrointestinal medication.
Reglan is a gastrointestinal medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.6
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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December 20, 2013
February 7, 1979
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
6,427 Discussions
48,065 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nausea
#2 for Vomiting
#3 for GERD
#5 for Reflux
#6 for Gastroparesis
#7 for Heartburn
#9 for IBS
#10 for Hyperemesis
#11 for Motion Sickness
Metoclopramide is prescribed for Nausea, Vomiting and GERD and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Nausea
#2 for Vomiting
#3 for Reflux
#4 for GERD
#5 for Gastroparesis
#7 for Heartburn
#9 for Hyperemesis
#10 for Burps
Reglan is prescribed for Nausea, Vomiting, Reflux, GERD and Gastroparesis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Met
Depression
5
Tardive Dyskinesia
4
Diabetes
2
Weight Gain
2
Shaking
2
Loss of Appetite
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Seizures
1
Dystonia
1
Reg
Depression
10
Weight Gain
5
Tardive Dyskinesia
2
Seizures
1
Shaking
1
Shortness of Breath
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Asthma
1
Movement Disorder
1
Palpitations
1
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Metoclopramide
Met
Reglan
Reg
Depression
Met
Reg
5
10
Tardive Dyskinesia
Met
Reg
4
2
Diabetes
Met
Reg
2
0
Weight Gain
Met
Reg
2
5
Shaking
Met
Reg
2
1
Loss of Appetite
Met
Reg
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Met
Reg
1
1
High Blood Pressure
Met
Reg
1
0
Seizures
Met
Reg
1
1
Dystonia
Met
Reg
1
0
Depression
Reg
Met
10
5
Weight Gain
Reg
Met
5
2
Tardive Dyskinesia
Reg
Met
2
4
Seizures
Reg
Met
1
1
Shaking
Reg
Met
1
2
Shortness of Breath
Reg
Met
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Reg
Met
1
1
Asthma
Reg
Met
1
0
Movement Disorder
Reg
Met
1
0
Palpitations
Reg
Met
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Metoclopramide during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Reglan during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Metoclopramide and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Reglan and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill, Syrup
Injection, Pill, Syrup
Dosages
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Solution: 50 mg/10 mL (5 mg/mL), 125 mg/25 mL (5 mg/mL), 5 mg/5 mL, 5 mg/mL
Syringe: 0.9 mg/0.9 mL, 5 mg/mL, 10 mg/mL
Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg
Concentrate: 10 mg/mL
Solution: 50 mg/10 mL (5 mg/mL), 5 mg/5 mL, 5 mg/mL
Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg
Syringe: 10 mg/mL
Syrup: 5 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Metoclopramide Hcl
Metoclopramide Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Metoclopramide and Reglan: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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