Reglan is a prescription medication that is used to treat conditions including gastroesophageal reflux and gastroparesis. Reglan contains the drug metoclopramide which works by increasing muscle contractions in the digestive tract. This helps to increase the rate that the stomach empties.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Reglan include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of metoclopramide:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Reglan?
If you miss a dose of Reglan, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What else is Reglan called?
Reglan is also known as Maxolon internationally. Maxolon is the same brand name medication with a different name internationally and is not a generic alternative medication. Generic Reglan is called metoclopramide.