Skip to content
What drug
wiskers5 posted:
What drugs have been linked to getting gastrparesis?
calgal37 responded:
Narcotic pain meds and anticholinergics - things that generally slow digestion - are most often linked with delayed emptying.

Overall, the most common cause is thought to be diabetes. Some other causes are suggested to be surgery on the stomach or vagus nerve, viral infections, anorexia nervosa/bulimia, sometimes GERD, muscle disorders like amyloidosis and scleroderma, and central nervous system problems like Parkinson's.

Many people also have what is called idiopathic gastroparesis - the cause is unknown. .

Helpful Tips

I have had CC for three years now. I have been on steroids and every time I got off, the problems would return again in two weeks...I found ... More
Was this Helpful?
0 of 0 found this helpful

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For more information, visit the American Gastroenterological Association website