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Promotility Agents

Promotility agents are used to improve GERD symptoms for patients with slow gastric emptying. They speed digestion, which prevents acid from staying in the stomach too long. They may also be used for patients with GERD when therapy with H2 blockers or Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) does not work.

Reglan Profile

Reglan (Metoclopramide) is in a group called Promotility Agents, and are used to improve GERD symptoms for patients with slow gastric emptying. They speed digestion, which prevents acid from staying in the stomach too long. They may also be used for patients with GERD when therapy with H2 blockers or Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) does not work.

Reflux1.com

Description of how this class of drugs works in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

Drugdigest.org

A summary of the benefits of promotility agents, with a descriptiong of the drugs in this class.

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