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Metoclopramide (Reglan) is a drug that is used in the treatment of gastroparesis, reflux esophagitis and heartburn. While it can be an effective way to treat these conditions, there are various reasons why healthcare professionals should question its use: 1) It may not work for every patient 2) There are side effects 3) It’s expensive 4) The benefits might not outweigh the risks 5) Its effectiveness varies from person to person 6) It has been linked with tardive dyskinesia. A healthcare professional should always do their research before deciding on which medication to prescribe. Metoclopramide (Reglan), while often helpful for those who have tried other treatments unsuccessfully, should be questioned for its side effects and potential benefits. Body: Metoclopramide (Reglan) is a drug that is used in the treatment of gastroparesis, reflux esophagitis and heartburn. While it can be an effective way to treat these conditions, there are various reasons why healthcare professionals should question its use: -It may not work for every patient -There are side effects such as nausea or abdominal pain which will need to be managed with other medications like antacids which have their own risks -Most importantly its effectiveness varies from person to person meaning some people might experience no relief while others could get better more quickly with less risk than metoclorpam

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