Tardive dyskinesia

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Reglan use has been linked to many serious health issues including tardive dyskinesia. Reglan affects the dopamine receptors, which after extended use, can cause the patient to suffer from unstoppable twitches and spasms. Read more: : http://www.reglan-lawsuit-attorney.com/articles/tardive-dyskinesia/

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Tardive dyskinesia

  1. 1. Tardive Dyskinesia
  2. 2. Reglan use has been linked to many serioushealth issues including tardive dyskinesia.
  3. 3. Reglan affects the dopamine receptors, whichafter extended use, can cause the patient tosuffer from unstoppable twitches andspasms.
  4. 4. How Reglan Causes Tardive DyskinesiaOne way that your nerves control your musclemovements is through the transmission ofdopamine.When these dopamine receptors are blocked oraltered by medication, it can interfere with thenerves’ control over muscle movements.
  5. 5. How Reglan Causes Tardive DyskinesiaThe main component in Reglan, metoclopramide,is a dopamine receptor antagonist.This means that it blocks the transmission of thissignaling from the nerves to the muscles. If you useReglan for an extended period of time, it canpermanently damage your dopamine receptors.
  6. 6. Symptoms of Tardive DyskinesiaChewing or up-and-down jaw movementTongue protrusion or wigglingLip smackingCheek puffing
  7. 7. If you have developed a serious healthcondition such as tardive dyskinesia as aresult of Reglan use, you may be interested inpursuing compensation for your losses.
  8. 8. Although this type of case can be difficult,with an attorney on your side, you may beable to secure the financial support youdeserve.
  9. 9. For more information about Reglan lawsuits,please visit Reglan Lawsuit Attorneys

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