A Louisiana man is suing the manufacturer of the acid reflux medication Reglan (metoclopramide) alleging the medication caused him to develop a debilitating nervous system disorder known as tardive dyskinesia. Isreal Bennett of Jefferson Parish filed the suit against Qualitest Pharmaceuticals on June 11, 2010, in federal court in New Orleans. Tardive dyskinesia is a disorder that causes involuntary movements, especially in the lower face. Symptoms include facial grimacing, jaw swinging, repetitive chewing and tongue thrusting. It is a serious side effect from long-term use of antipsychotic drugs as well as metoclopramide, but sometimes the condition occurs with short-term use ... Read More
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