Lee Anne: Her DTP and how she got the brush off from a “specialist”

August is DTP/Gastroparesis Awareness Month so we bring you a story from PatientsRising.org about the struggle of a young woman with DTP and how the specialist she went to see wasn't so special. See the complete article here: Lee Anne: Her DTP and how she got the brush off from a "specialist" Or read on... Lee … Continue reading Lee Anne: Her DTP and how she got the brush off from a “specialist”

Prokinetics: What You Should Know – by Nancy Brown

Prokinetics: What You Should Know by Nancy Brown 5/25/17 Prokinetics are class of medications that enhance motility for those who suffer from Gastroparesis and other slow motility diseases.  They are prescribed to improve the nausea, vomiting and bloating symptoms that people with those diseases commonly suffer from. Prokinetics work by increasing movement of the stomach … Continue reading Prokinetics: What You Should Know – by Nancy Brown

The Domperidone Problem – The Goldwater Institute tells the story

Domperidone is a drug that has been used to treat patients with gastroparesis. It is not available by prescription in the United States, and while it was once able to be formulated in compounding pharmacies, that practice has been banned by the FDA. Domperidone is also available in many other countries, including Canada, but the FDA … Continue reading The Domperidone Problem – The Goldwater Institute tells the story