That was back in late 2006. She's since had her surgery, but the tremors have continued. Kimberly is currently under the care of a neurologist.
"As I was to go into the surgery, the nurse walked in and gave me two shots...didn't even say what they were," Kimberly says, "and within just a few minutes I told her that I thought something was wrong, because I started to get real hot, and then I started shaking all over. My husband was there, and he said I basically turned like a jaundiced yellow.
"I was actually lying there in pre-op when they gave me the injection. Ready for the surgery. And then I started shaking so bad, they had to cancel the surgery."
She eventually had the surgery to correct a fallen uterus.
Reglan is known clinically as metoclopramide hydrochloride, and is often used to prevent post-operative nausea and vomiting. One of its many adverse effects is Tardive Dyskinesia, a condition that presents as involuntary movement of facial muscles - something you often see in elderly patients. However, Reglan has the capacity to induce the symptoms at any age, even at low doses - and it is potentially irreversible.
Kimberly appears to be suffering from another of Reglan's adverse affects - Parkinsonian-like tremors. The 40-year-old mother of two has been checked out, and an MRI has determined that the tremors she is experiencing in her head and hands are not Parkinson's.
Her doctors are non-committal. Kimberly says they have offered that the Reglan 'could have' produced her tremors, but will not venture anything further. In her own mind, Kimberly can't see any other cause. She was fine prior to the Reglan injection.
Since then, the shaking hasn't stopped. You can actually hear the tremors in her voice, over the phone from her home just outside Charlotte, in North Carolina.
The tremors have left this relatively young woman, who works as an executive assistant, with a number of challenges, including the effect it has on her writing. "I'm left-handed and it's hard," she says.
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It's taken quite an emotional toll on everyone. As for her job, her employer is very understanding and is helping her through this ordeal. "Sometimes they notice (the shaking), but they know that I'm on medication." Her employer, thankfully, is also very understanding over the need to take time off work for her medical appointments.
Kimberly says her neurologist has broached the idea of an implant, inserted surgically into her head to control and mitigate the tremors. But the patient will have no part of that.
Instead, Kimberly expects that she will be on medication for the remainder of her days to control the shaking.
She's convinced that it was the Reglan injection, which was responsible.