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User Reviews for Reglan to treat GERD

Reglan has an average rating of 4.1 out of 10 from a total of 18 ratings for the treatment of GERD. 33% of reviewers reported a positive effect, while 61% reported a negative effect.

Reglan Rating Summary

4.1/10 average rating

18 ratings from 22 user reviews.

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Reviews for Reglan

Lyle · Taken for less than 1 month October 20, 2020

“I took Reglan on August 13th, just one 10mg dose, soon as I took it I got on the road not expecting nothing of it had a big panic attack on the road ! Smh we are now in October ! I have been through a nightmare of a time and back off of this medication, experienced feelings of derealization, depersonalization, anxiety, severe suicidal depression, after all this time I had to be put on an anti-depressant and it’s not a joke !!! This is real please beaware ! They need to stop giving this to people !!!! This isn't right I’m really suffering, I mean in emotional pain and despair my muscles still twitching also !”

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Belladonna · Taken for less than 1 month May 14, 2020

“DO NOT take this drug... I don't even know hospitals or medical practice's administer this lunatic drug but it should be removed. I was recently in the ER for a very bad acid reflux/GERD flare up and they gave me a GI cocktail, which I'm use to... shortly after, a Reglan/Protonic IV fluid. All was well up until 10 minutes later and I was bugging out! I wanted to jump out of my skin and run out of that hospital. I thought they were going to sedate me, and throw me into a psychiatric unit... It was terrible!!!! I already suffer from anxiety so literally it was anxiety on STEROIDS. I never want to experience that ever again, and I'm still suffering with small side effects from the meds... I'll never be the same”

1 / 10
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May123 · Taken for less than 1 month January 13, 2013

“This medication made me feel like I was going crazy. I slept all day and my bones felt all mushy, could barely walk and had severe back and neck pain which I still do and prevents me from living life normally. I never know medication could do this until I experienced it for myself.”

1 / 10
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dazzdave February 4, 2009

“I have no side effects with reglan after 3 months of use. It works well when combined with Nexium, this combo is only med that works for my gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). I have tried them all and these 2 medicines reduce the GERD down by approximately 75%. I also have my bed propped up at the head by 6 inches.”

5 / 10
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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month November 13, 2012

“I was supposed to take it 3x's a day, after two doses I began to experience severe side effects. My heart was racing, I couldn't sit still, I couldn't control my eyes. They were rolling around, I couldn't focus on anything. I only took two doses of the medication before I stopped, not even a full days worth. The side effects (inability to focus my eyes) remained for over a week after I stopped taking it.”

1 / 10
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Anonymous August 25, 2010

“Took it for 3 days and had severe anxiety attack. Went from being so sleepy to extremely anxious. Acted so strange my kids asked if I had been drinking! Felt much better within 24 hours of stopping. If you suffer from depression/anxiety, don't take this.”

1 / 10
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Jessie · Taken for less than 1 month September 2, 2019

“I went to the ER with extreme nausea and pain from an ovarian cyst I had. I was given Reglan through an IV before I went home. The nurse told me before he gave it to me that a side effect was having really bad anxiety. Minutes after being given the Reglan I started shaking uncontrollably and broke out in hives all over my body. I had a total freak out moment and have never been that scared in my entire life. DO NOT TAKE REGLAN!!”

1 / 10
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Lizwiz55 March 1, 2016

“When my Mom was 70 years old, she was prescribed Reglan by her family MD for GERD and "slow emptying" of her stomach. She took it 3 times per day with meals and was on it for at least 10 years!! At 83 years old, she has terrible dyskinesia now, and cannot sleep at night because of her legs, arms and body shaking all over the place. She has tried several other meds to help with the spasms without any luck! She wishes she had never taken Reglan and that her doctor had been more aware of these terrible , debilitating , life long side effects.This is a BAD DRUG Steer clear of it!!”

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*B* July 28, 2009

“I have had stomach issues since childhood and so far no doctor has found the underlying cause. However, in the meantime I was prescribed Reglan and it works. I have been taking this medication on an as needed basis for over a year. I don't think it is a miracle worker...but it definitely helps. ”

10 / 10
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MaggieMoe · Taken for less than 1 month December 20, 2020

“I have only been taking Reglan about 10 days, twice a day. By the third day, there was a great deal of improvement! Normally, I have heartburn and reflux throughout the day. Not so on Reglan. I hope to stay on it for 12 weeks and have this relief for that period of time.. Because of my GERD, I have been getting esophageal ulcers, esophagitis and gastritis. I have bad esophageal spasms and have been taking bentyl since July 2020 when the last ulcers were found. I was told years ago I had delayed gastric emptying.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous August 1, 2010

“I have had acid reflux and then GERD for many years (12 years total) and have been off and on this medication and now I have a permanent head and neck twitch to the left that gets worse when I am stressed out. And it really did not do much for my GERD.”

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Keenan · Taken for less than 1 month February 21, 2021

“This drug almost cost me my life !!!! Please be aware of what this drug can do ! This drug caused me horrible anxiety attacks, Felt like I could not go on! I was prescribed this for GERD by my DR, Soon as I took it I had a horrible anxiety attack ! Had suicidal ideations ! It was horrifying I cried everyday and night for God to help me and make it stop I’m a grown man 25 years old ! I cried to my parents to make it stop ! Had to quit my job ! Took this in July of last year ! Still derealized/depersonalized ! WARNING ! All the doctors know ! Don’t let them tell you they don’t know that reglan can do this !TRUST ME THEY KNOW ! But they’ll deny it and make it seem like its you ! Show them these reviews !!! This drug is dangerous I only took one dose my mom flushed the rest ! Been back and forth to every hospital with no available help but an offer to the psych ward after taking that one 10mg pill, thought I had died and couldn’t cross over it was truly horrifying !”

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Charizard1831 · Taken for 1 to 2 years September 12, 2017

“I have acid reflux for 10 years and have been on every PPI and H2 blocker on the market nothing worked did test after test nothing was found, started getting nausea (extreme nausea) and Nothing helped finally my doc prescribed me reglan (mind you she said she only uses this as a last resort befoer surgery is considered) and BAM! Worked amazingly I still take zantac to help against small bouts of reflux but reglan has helped me gain control back of my life! I had side effects at first (nothing major I just felt restlessness in my legs) but they eventually went away! 10/10 100% recommend!”

10 / 10
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Zelda Rose · Taken for less than 1 month September 13, 2016

“I was prescribed this medicine for GERD. I had not been able to eat or drink anything for a couple days so I was feeling pretty terrible anyway. After I started to take this medicine, I became extremely depressed and anxious. I could not stay awake for more than 20 minutes at a time, and that entire time I was so nauseous I didn't want to be awake. I had terrible back pain and I was shaking like I had been out in the arctic. Finally, my dad told me not to take the Reglan and to see what happened. I skipped my 10 P.M. dose and woke up about 10 A.M. the next day. I felt completely fine, other than my back was still sore. I lost three days of my life to this drug and I can't believe a medicine that is supposed to help you can do so much harm.”

1 / 10
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69MotherHen · Taken for less than 1 month November 7, 2016

“A word to the wise be sure the Doc. knows what medicines you are on before you take this medicine. I have acid reflux really bad. Went to the ER couldn't breathe, lost my voice, felt like I had an extremely tight chest. They diagnosed me with Gurd, I said I think I have caught the stomach bug. The ER Dr. gave me (2) shots of Reglan and a prescription to fill. Next morning I take my first dose spend the next two days confused, anxious, down and depressed. Looked up side effects of Reglan and realized it didn't mix well with the meds that I take daily and I had been given a little to much at once. After taking a couple days of musinex for congestion, mylanta for my stomach, inhaler to breathe 3 days later stomach bug gone!”

2 / 10
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Nurse Summers · Taken for 6 months to 1 year February 8, 2021

“So when I became pregnant, I had the usual morning sickness, that evolved into hyperemesis. This lasted until I was 25 weeks pregnant and was FINALLY prescribed this WONDERFUL drug! I could eat and drink normally, feel not sick, and just finally enjoy the rest of my pregnancy as a happy pregnant lady!! It took 3 days to work. After giving birth, I had the same sickness, further realizing that I had Gastroparesis. (Caused by pregnancy) I was undiagnosed at that point, and they thought it was anxiety. They put me on Wellbutrin which interacted with the Reglan, then I had a Dystonic reaction to the Reglan. That’s the only reason I don’t give it a 10/10. This medicine helped me so much.”

9 / 10
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Josh H. · Taken for less than 1 month August 22, 2021

“Side effects experienced with reglan: Reglan made me suicidal depressed almost took my life !!! Was scared to death . I developed akathisia, suicidal thoughts, my brain was talking to me telling me to take me and my dogs life and this is NOT me ! My parents had to watch me everyday until I had to be placed on an antidepressant and had to wait 6-7 weeks until it kicked in ! I’ll never be the same ! 1 year later I'm still on an antidepressant with so many up and down days still completely depersonalized ! So many times I wanted to give up but I prayed every night to keep pushing and saying to myself my future will be so bright couldn’t eat sleep or even bathe myself my family had to take care of me ! With just ONE DOSE ! This pill is so strong ! To do something like this to me I’ve never ever !!! Out of all the meds I had to be placed on and tried for my stomach condition never experienced ANY THING like this ! It may work for some people”

1 / 10
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Kenan · Taken for less than 1 month July 14, 2021

“One dose will be all you need to RUIN YOUR LIFE ! This drug is awful been almost a year and still not feeling back to my old self completely derealized out of body feeling, so suicidal and still having to take depression and anxiety meds steer clear away from this drug ! The side effects are too unpredictable ! One dose is all you need ! I’ll never ever put that in my body !”

1 / 10
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Bobby July 22, 2020

“Today I took one pill & I swear I felt like my life was over & was very depressed. Went to the ER to get rid of side effects with Benadryl.”

1 / 10
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OLD HOUSEBOATER August 23, 2008

“No heart burn but more importantly cured life long bowel problem of having to go 4 to 5 times a day down to 1 or 2.”

10 / 10
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Anonymous September 14, 2009

“I became extremely fatigued, depressed, and lost my appetite. While it slightly cut back on my vomiting, I would not recommend this medicine.”

1 / 10
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Anonymous April 20, 2009

“Glad to have it available to me.”

8 / 10
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