Reglan is a brand name for the medication metoclopramide. It is a prescription drug that is commonly used to treat gastrointestinal issues. Metoclopramide works by increasing the muscle contractions in the upper digestive tract, which helps to speed up the movement of food and stomach contents through the digestive system.
Lowers the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach, as an inhibitor of “proton pump”(process of the exchanging of hydrogen ions). The mechanism of antisecretory action associated with inhibition (suppression of) the enzyme H-K-ATPase (an enzyme that accelerates the exchange of hydrogen ions) in the cell membranes of the gastric mucosa, which leads to blocking of the final stage of formation of hydrochloric acid.