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What is a good anti nausea medication for pregnancy?

What is a good anti nausea medication for pregnancy?

OTC vs script: Over the counter remedies include emetrol and vitamin b6. For significant nausea i usually prescribe phenergan, (promethazine) though occasionally I have to use zofran. Reglan may also be used. You can also try over the counter antihistamines like dramamine. ...Read more

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Medication for vomitting and nausea in pregnancy..Third month?

Medication for vomitting and nausea in pregnancy..Third month?

Good list: Often severe nausea is tied in with mood. Mirtazapine is a medication that helps with insomnia, blocks the same seratonin receptor as zofran (5ht-3), and can help, especially if you have a history of mood or stress issues. In refractory cases steroids can be used as well. You can use the meds together if needed, i would add zantac (ranitidine) 150 mg because reducing acid can be helpful. Good luck. ...Read more

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For the past 2 weeks i've had constant headaches, a bad taste in my mouth, nausea and sweating at night. No medications or pregnancy. What is this?

For the past 2 weeks i've had constant headaches, a bad taste in my mouth, nausea and sweating at night. No medications or pregnancy. What is this?

See a doctor: Hi. That could be any number of things. We'd just be guessing out here in internet-land. Please go see your doctor for a real, in person evaluation. Good luck, and I hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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Can i take anti nausea medication for what i think is viral gastroenteritis with minocycline. ?

Can i take anti nausea medication for what i think is viral gastroenteritis with minocycline.
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Stop minocycline: Minocycline itself can cause stomach upset. If you do have gastroenteritis, your stomach has enough to deal with at the moment. Let your doctor know you are stopping it. You can resume it on your doctors advice after your gastroenteritis resolves. ...Read more

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Feeling nauseous after starting any depressants. can I take anti nausea medication (pramin) to help ?

Feeling nauseous after starting any depressants. can I take anti nausea medication (pramin) to help ?

If a side effect...: ...you may want to discuss with your prescribing provider whether the offending antidepressant can be changed to a drug you may better tolerate versus having to take a second drug to alleviate the problem(s) caused by the first one. ...Read more

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Is there any over-the-counter anti nausea medication for chronic nausea and vomiting?

Is there any over-the-counter anti nausea medication for chronic nausea and vomiting?

Some : Pepto bismol helps sometimes and if the nausea is due to acid reflux, things like zantac (ranitidine) or Prilosec otc could too. Ginger is said to help deal with nausea as well. Lifestyle changes like limiting alcohol and caffeine could be of benefit but my question is why do you have chronic nausea? I would suggest you visit your family doc or a GI as there could be something that needs treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best anti-nausea drug?

What is the best anti-nausea drug?

This doesn't answer: your question exactly. But these are two great options. Ginger can reduce nausea & upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. Acupuncture is also excellent for nausea. Your physician can also prescribe medication for you. ...Read more

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I am on the anti nausea drug promethazine. What are the common side effects?

I am on the anti nausea drug promethazine. What are the common side effects?

Numerous side effect: Serious side effects--twitching and uncontrollable movement, shaking, drooling, restlessness, agitated, high fever, stiff musles, lightheaded, seizures, hallucinations, abdominal pain, rash, joint pain, low heart rate. Less serious---dizzyness, blurred vision, dry mouth, ringing in ears, weight gain, constipation. ...Read more

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