Reglan does not affect the blood pressure, but it is a tricky drug that can cause severe side effects, especially in the elderly. The patient must keep a sharp eye out for any involuntary movements or "tics," especially in the face, as these may become permanent if they don't immediately stop taking the Reglan.
The word Reglan (capital R) is a proper noun, a brand name drug of Schwarz Pharmaceuticals.
People take reglan (generic name: metoclopramide) for nausea, vomiting, inefficient gastric emptying, and to stimulate lactation.
Like many pills, the oral form of reglan is made as metoclopramide HCl. This is common for medications in pill form.
Don't know about Becker, but the law firm below is covering a number of Reglan suits.
Reglan induced tardive dysknesia is a neurological disorder caused by metoclopramide-containing drugs, i.e. Reglan.The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently required the manufacturers of Reglan to add a "black box warning" to the drugs safety information warning of an increased risk of tardive dyskinesia. To read the FDA warning, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm149533.htm.In addition, if you or somebody you know has taken Reglan and been diagnosed with tardive dyskinesia, you should contact a lawyer asap. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a Reglan induced tardive dysknesia lawsuit.Please visit http://www.injuryhelpnetwork.com/reglan or http://www.schmidtandclark.com/reglan to learn more about your potential for monetary recovery.
Reglan can lead to a number of serious disorders. The most serious being tardive dyskinesia-a very severe neuromuscular disorder that cause loss of control over muscles. Reglan also has a number of severe side effects that are more common as well.
Yes, reglan is FDA approved for the treatment of nausea and gastrointestinal disturbances. It is sometimes applied for an off-label use as a stimulant of lactation for women.
No, reglan should not fail you on a drug screen as it is not a narcotic. It is a dopamine receptor antagonist used for the treatment of nausea, vomiting, and diabetic gastroparesis.
Reglan is a dopamine receptor antagonist. So, if you want to use it for its anti-emetic effects, other dopamine receptor antagonists will work. These include Domperidone, Olanzapine, and haloperidol. However, if you're using reglan for its effect on lactation, domperidone is the other choice.
Yes, reglan is traditionally used as an anti-emetic. New research shows it is particularly effective at treating nausea and vomiting during caesarean section delievery.