Tardive Dyskinesia caused by Reglan
Reglan, also known as metoclopramide, is a drug prescribed for acid reflux. It has been known to cause a condition known as Tardive Dyskinesia. This neurological disorder is most often evidenced by unintentional movements of the muscles. This condition can produce serious symptoms including:
- Involuntary Movements of the Arms and Legs
- Tongue Protrusions
- Lip Smacking
- Rapid Eye Movements and Blinking
- Impaired Movements of the Fingers
- Grimacing, Puckering or Pursing of the Lips
Tardive Dyskinesia is a serious and potentially irreversible disorder.
FDA approved the use of Reglan for Short Periods - From 4 to 12 Weeks
The FDA and drug manufacturers have long known that prolonged use of Reglan or metoclopramide can cause Tardive Dyskinesia. In spite of this known fact, most people are prescribed Reglan or metoclopramide for extended periods of time, thus endangering their health.
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Our law firm is currently investigating cases in which our clients have sustained any of the symptoms or injuries listed above. If you or a loved one has taken these drugs and suffered any of the symptoms or injuries described above, we would like to evaluate your case for free. Many of these known side effects of REGLAN and metoclopramide are, or can become, irreversible, so call now.
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