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What can we try instead of Reglan to treat Gastroparesis?

Posted 21 Sep 2010 by jac9612 12 answers

My mother has taken Reglan for years, but has now come off the drug because of a diagnosis of tardive dyskinesia. Her symptoms are very bad to the point where we thought she had parkinson's disease. She is diabetic, has GERD and also Gastroparesis and the Reglan did help in digestion. Now we ...

Will vomiting 14 hours after taking birth control lessen the effectiveness?

Posted 1 day ago by Em101 1 answer

Hi I have a question/concern! So I have gastroparesis so I do throw up 1-2 times a day, never after I take my pill though I take it right before I go to bed at 12:30am and the next time I get sick is around 3pm so will that reduce the effectiveness of my pill? I read online that you're good if ...

I need advice from my Friends?

Posted 10 Feb 2013 by Tee6759 14 answers

Hey Everyone, I have begun to have some horrible flares and its really affecting my legs more than anything else. I had RLS years ago, but this really feels different. When I try walking, its like thousands of stinging nettles wrapped around my legs. Talk about PAIN!! It makes me crazier than I ...

Gastroparesis - HI! I was just diagnosed with GP on the 7th of this month! I have been in misery for

Posted 15 Aug 2012 by mamasings 3 answers

... over a month. I have non-stop pain along my sides, my rib area, mid chest feels like someone is stabbing me all the time. I have back pain and nausea non stop. When I say my sides I literally mean my sides not my abdomen. Are these symptoms others have with GP? I went to the ER twice and they ...

Gastroparesis - abdomen popping-GP or something else?

Posted 16 Nov 2012 by nikki98789 1 answer

i was diagnosed with gastroparesis a couple months ago. every couple time a week at least one a week i get this popping feeling in my stomach kinda where my intestines would be. its normally a little after lunch which for me is just one pediasure. would this popping feeling be gastroparesis related ...

Has anyone had a gastric pacemaker for gastroparesis?

Posted 25 Feb 2013 by Tee6759 5 answers

I had one implanted in November, 2011. My stomach had completely quit working. Im curious to know if anyone else has had this procedure. How has it impacted your medication actions? How has it acted with the food you eat? I heard that this condition usually affects diabetics. I would love to hear ...

How common is it to get tardive dyskinesia from taking reglan? Are there any alternatives to take?

Posted 21 Dec 2013 by jenna808 6 answers

I was recently diagnosed with gastroparesis and the Dr has prescribed reglan. I haven't started taking it yet due to reading about the side effects of it. The one that most concerns me is tardive dyskinesia. How common is it for people to get that while taking this med? I wouldn't be so ...

Gastroparesis - Now there is an even longer delay on my pacemaker, how much more can I take?

Posted 10 Oct 2011 by Tee6759 12 answers

I just heard from my surgeon today. Seems there are 25 people that are waiting for a pacemaker, and altho my severe case has me at the top of the list, I must now wait until Nov 1 to 15 before the 1st one will be here. The pain is getting worse, the meds arent working to curb the pain and I am at ...

My anxiety and stress levels are heading off the chart?

Posted 31 Oct 2011 by Tee6759 11 answers

It may seem silly, I've been waiting for this day for months. The implantation of my stomach pacemaker is now less than 3 weeks away. I'm so nervous as this is a life altering change for me. I do ok helping others with their troubles. It makes me forget all my own troubles. I focus on ...

Are there any type 1 diabetics out there who suffer from severe depression and fell like giving up?

Posted 11 Jan 2012 by OHLoLa 11 answers

Hello everyone... I am a type 1 diabetic for the past 21 years. For the past 5 or so years, i have become very brittle and as a result my BS have been so out of control. I have developed severe neuropathy that has resulted in major pain and gastroperesis, etc. With recurring DKA and everything else ...

Does anyone have any answers for severe gastroparesis?

Posted 23 Mar 2014 by classicjo 5 answers

I have very severe gastroparesis. They have tried me on reglan, three different drs. No side effects for me but it just doesn't work for me. I tell them that they still give it to me in the hospital. My gi doc says there is no cure and I have been hospitalized for it many times which they have ...

I was diagnosed with Gastroparesis, anyone had any luck with Bentyl, Zofran, and Mirtazapine.

Posted 16 Aug 2011 by Tee6759 5 answers

I am currently taking Bentyl, Zofran, and Mirtazapine. Has anyone else had any luck with these meds for this condition? Im also on Erythromycin as well. They are awaiting avail. of a stomach pacemaker to help my condition. I'd be grateful for anyone's input and support! Thanks

Having issues with dosage of Gabapentin?

Posted 28 Mar 2015 by Tee6759 6 answers

Hello Everyone, it's been a long time since I've been here. After dealing with losing my only child and then my husband, I've been a mess. My pain levels are unreal. My doctor has prescribed Gabapentin 800mg tablets, 3 pills 3x a day! That's 2400mg 3 times a day! I just ...

I am a diabetic and use toradol shots every 8 days, is there a large risk?

Posted 18 Aug 2010 by janaree 5 answers

My toradol shots are 60mg, I take insulin once a day, these shots help a lot as I have a bad back and hips.

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