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Reglan Side Effects to Report

There are a number of possible side effects with Reglan that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider, including, but not limited to:
 

 

    • Unusual body, facial, or tongue movements
    • Muscle tension or contractions
    • Feelings of internal restlessness or jitteriness

 

  • Signs or symptoms of neuroleptic malignant syndrome, which can include:

 

    • A high fever
    • Stiff muscles
    • Confusion
    • Irregular pulse or blood pressure
    • An increased heart rate (tachycardia)
    • Sweating
    • Irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias)

 

 

 

  • High blood pressure (hypertension) or low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • A rapid heart rate (tachycardia) or a slow heart rate (bradycardia)
  • Signs of congestive heart failure (CHF), such as fluid retention and shortness of breath
  • Signs of liver problems, such as yellow eyes or skin (jaundice) or high liver enzymes (found using a blood test)
  • Any vision changes (Reglan can cause severe and permanent eye damage)
  • Blue discoloration of the skin, especially if accompanied by shortness of breath
  • Frequent or severe infections
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:

 

    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling (especially of the lips, mouth, or throat)
    • Wheezing or other breathing problems.

 

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