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Dr. PAUL EUN Dr. EUN
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What to take for morning sickness in general?

Dr. PAUL EUN Dr. EUN
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What to take for morning sickness in general?

Few things: The following can be tried without a prescription: unisom vitamin b6 25 mg three times daily ginger capsules. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Acupuncture (Definition)

Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more


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Safe to take dramamine (dimenhydrinate) and a acupressure band for motion sickness?

Safe to take dramamine (dimenhydrinate) and a acupressure band for motion sickness?

Yes: Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is a histamine antagonist designed to counter some of the ill effects of motion in vehicles to which some persons are prone. One of its major side effects is drowsiness. Before taking dimenhydrinate you should check with your doctor that it does not interact with any other medications you are already on. Accupressure bands have not been proven effective. ...Read more

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Can I take meclazine for nausea and motion sickness everyday?

Can I take meclazine for nausea and motion sickness everyday?

Yes, but why?: Meclizine is relatively safe and is indicated for temporary relief of dizziness/vertigo/motion sickness etc...If you have symptoms every day, this is not normal and a consult with your doc is strongly recommended to find your cause of persistent dizziness. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is homeopathy effective in treating motion sickness and anxiety ?

Is homeopathy effective in treating motion sickness and anxiety ?

No, no and no: Homeopathy is not effective at treating anything whatsoever. Homeopathy is not medicine. Practitioners have no real medical knowledge. Would you want your MD to practice 214-year-old medicine on you? Because that’s when homeopathy was invented. It's worse than worthless. Join the 21st century. Read “Homeopathy: The Ultimate Fake” at http://www.quackwatch.com/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/homeo.html. ...Read more

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Can I take Bonine and Dramamine together for motion sickness treatment? (The nausea already started)

Can I take Bonine and Dramamine together for motion sickness treatment? (The nausea already started)

You shouldn't: Although these are 2 different drugs, taken together they increase the risk of drowsiness and side effects ...Read more

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Could ginger tablets work for plain old nausea or only morning sickness?

Could ginger tablets work for plain old nausea or only morning sickness?

Both: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Does morning sickness only happened in the morning for pregnant women? And does 2 weeks preg. Is possible to have morning sickness?

Does morning sickness only happened in the morning for pregnant women? And does 2 weeks preg. Is possible to have morning sickness?

No. No.: "morning sickness" can be any time of day, or all day long. It's a misnomer. If you conceived 2 weeks ago, your hormone levels should not be high enough to cause symptoms. ...Read more

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Does vitamin B6 work for morning sickness?

Does vitamin B6 work for morning sickness?

For some people: Some people find this helpful. Others do not. It is safe to try and see if it helps you. ...Read more

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Is dramamine (dimenhydrinate) okay to take for severe motion sickness? I am 5 weeks pregnant

Is dramamine (dimenhydrinate) okay to take for severe motion sickness? I am 5 weeks pregnant

Should be: It is classified as a class b drug for pregnancy which means it should be relatively safe. If at all possible, you should avoid all medications early in pregnancy, the most vulnerable time for the developing fetus. You should consult with your ob/ gyn doctor ideally. ...Read more

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I take montelukast & zyrtec in the morning & 2 180mg allegra (fexofenadine) at night for chronic urticara, can i take dramamine also for motion sickness while flying?

I take montelukast & zyrtec in the morning & 2 180mg allegra (fexofenadine) at night for chronic urticara, can i take dramamine also for motion sickness while flying?

MOTION SICKNESS: THat combination should be safe, monitor for excess sedation. In chronic URTICARIA you should also block H2 receptor i.e.. ZANTAC (ranitidine) 300mg. Make sure at some point in time you have been screened for H. pylori ...Read more

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What kind of medicine a pregnant woman can take for morning sickness?

What kind of medicine a pregnant woman can take for morning sickness?

Vitamin B6, Ginger: Over the counter meds can be tried. Talk to your doctor about prescriptions if these don't help. B6 25 mg 4 times a day and ginger before meals (pills, ginger ale without carbonation) ...Read more

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What can I do for morning sickness when Zofran (ondansetron) doesn't work?

What can I do for morning sickness when Zofran (ondansetron) doesn't work?

Nausea of pregnancy: Zofran (ondansetron) is not the only medication that can safely help your nausea -- talk with your ob-gyn about other options. Also ginger may help, either tea or nibbling crystallized pieces. http://tinyurl.com/n447plo acupressure/acupuncture may help. Classical homeopathy may help also: http://tinyurl.Com/mqsufqp. ...Read more

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How early in pregnancy does morning sickness start?

How early in pregnancy does morning sickness start?

First Trimester: Nausea & vomiting of pregnancy may begin very early in pregnancy, typically in the first trimester. It may be mild or severe. Discuss your symptoms with your OB and he/she will review many different lifestyle, dietary modifications and remedies that exist to help you deal with the myriad of symptoms you may experience. ...Read more

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What medications are safe to take for morning sickness?

What medications are safe to take for morning sickness?

Vitamin B6 : Vitamin B6 capsules once or twice a day can help relieve nausea. Also try chewing crystallized ginger or ginger capsules 3 times a day. Doxylamine is an over-the-counter sleep aid that can help morning sickness, take it at nighttime first as it will make you drowsy, but it can be taken every 6 hours. There are also prescription meds that your doctor can give you for severe nausea. ...Read more

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Vomiting and migraine with PMS , what do I do? Happens 3 days every month. Tried advils, (ibuprofen) gravol, pepto, and home remedies.

Vomiting and migraine with PMS , what do I do? Happens 3 days every month. Tried advils, (ibuprofen) gravol, pepto, and home remedies.

With this severity: of sx's medical eval is warranted. NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS/period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain ...Read more

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To control morning sickness,my doc prescribed diclegis,2 tabs in eve.If it controls vomiting in 2-3days,should I still continue to take for 15days?

To control morning sickness,my doc prescribed diclegis,2 tabs in eve.If it controls vomiting in 2-3days,should I still continue to take for 15days?

Morning sickness: Morning sickness is treated with but not cured by diclegis. You can certainly try stopping it but don't be surprised if the nausea returns when you do and you have to restart it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Morning Sickness (Definition)

When pregnant women feel nauseous, typically in the first trimester (first ...Read more