Dealing with a Gastroparesis Flare

Dealing with a Gastroparesis Flare by Nancy Brown 7/3/17   What is a Gastroparesis Flare? A medical flare is defined as a temporary worsening of symptoms of a disease or condition.  A gastroparesis (GP) flare is a period of time when you continually experience GP symptoms for consecutive days.  Symptoms can include vomiting, nausea, early … Continue reading Dealing with a Gastroparesis Flare

Amitriptyline: A Sound Release

At first I was unaware that amitriptyline was used to treat depression. I could not understand how this could help with gastroparesis. After careful study, I learned that the drug works on the central nervous system to increase levels of certain chemicals in the brain.

Relamorelin is found to accelerate gastric emptying & reduce vomiting (Study)

Remalorelin was found, in a randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study, to reduce the frequency and intensity of vomiting, and to accelerate gastric emptying in adult patients with diabetic Gastroparesis.  You can find the original article here on EndocinologyAdisor.com You can see the published study results here in  Gastrojournal.org Relamorelin is under development by Rhythm Pharmaceuticals.  JIm Sliney Jr, Editor, ThePactBlog