Monday, January 25, 2010

Reglan Side Effects

Happy Belated New Year!

It's been extremely busy for us, so unfortuantely it means I am behind on blogging. We have been getting a lot of calls from former clients who take and/or used to take Reglan for GERD or acid reflux. Unfortunately, the FDA has previously issued a black box warning for this drug because it can cause a disease called Tardive Dyskinesia.

Tardive Dyskinesia is characterized by repetitive, involuntary, purposeless movements such as grimacing, tongue protrusion, lip smacking, puckering and pursing, and rapid eye blinking. Rapid movements of the arms, legs, and trunk may also occur. Impaired movements of the fingers may appear as though the patient is playing an invisible guitar or piano.

If you or family member has taken reglan or one of its generic alternatives and suffers from Tardive Dyskinesia contact us at 713-529-1177 for a free consultation.

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