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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

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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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Can I take anti-anxiety medication to stem jitteriness during pregancy?

Can I take anti-anxiety medication to stem jitteriness during pregancy?

Caution required: Typical anxiety medications such as xanax, (alprazolam) Ativan etc. Are contraindicated in pregnancy because of a high risk of toxicity. Check with your ob/gyn and consider cognitive/behavioral therapy to help reduce your anxiety. ...Read more

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Which bipolar and anti-anxiety medications are safe during pregnancy?

Which bipolar and anti-anxiety medications are safe during pregnancy?

Talk to doctor: This is an ongoing difficult area in Psychiatry and Obstetrics. Research is ethically prohibited, so we only have anecdotal evidence. All medicines for bipolar disorder, and all benzodiazepines have risks during pregnancy. A few antidepressants are very safe for depression and anxiety during pregnancy. Please consult with your Psychiatrist and OB. ...Read more

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Do SSRI antidepressants have anti inflammatory and antipyretic effects??

Do SSRI antidepressants have anti inflammatory and antipyretic effects??

They: may affect bleeding times and may have analgesic effect, but not anti inflammatory. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of anti depressant/anti anxiety pills or other medicine used for mental illnesses?

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Side-effect: This response needs a whole book to write. Every group of medicines has its own side-effects. I can respond better if u would specify which medicine. ...Read more

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Are anti nausea drugs in the same family as antihistamines? I'm allergic to anti nausea drugs, dr is now saying i'm allergic to antihistamines ?

Are anti nausea drugs in the same family as antihistamines? I'm allergic to anti nausea drugs, dr is now saying i'm allergic to antihistamines ?

There are : Many different types of anti-nausea medications, but none of them are anti-histamines. I don't know why your doctor is correlating the them. Perhaps he has another reason. Ask him. ...Read more

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Which anti-anxiety medications are safe for use during pregnancy?

Which anti-anxiety medications are safe for use during pregnancy?

None: There are really no anti-anxiety medications which have been proven to be safe in pregnancy. It is best to avoid any and all medications while pregnant. I am sure your obstetrician would agree. ...Read more

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Cant take antidepressants, benzo,s an birth control, melatonin ,water retention is ingredient causing dizziness ect. PMS like in post menapause help?

Cant take antidepressants, benzo,s an birth control, melatonin ,water retention is ingredient causing dizziness ect.  PMS like in post menapause help?

Dizziness: There are myriad causes for dizziness, you need a thorough history and physical exam to begin answering and addressing your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can diarrhea, waves of nausea be some early pregnancy symptoms?

Can diarrhea, waves of nausea be some early pregnancy symptoms?

Nausea may occur but: Diarrhea -not so much. Early pregnancy sxs can include: no period, breast swelling ; tenderness w darkened areolas, thin, white ; milky vaginal discharge, fatigue, ^ urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, ^ sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, ^ gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more

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Would not taking anti-depressants and anti-anxiety pills for 2 days cause any complications?

Would not taking anti-depressants and anti-anxiety pills for 2 days cause any complications?

Possibly: Without knowing which medications you are referring to, it is not possible to truly answer your question. In some instances it may cause problems and in others it will not. Contact your doctor's office to find out what to do if you miss a dose. ...Read more

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Can a preganant woman take any cold meds in first trimester?

Can a preganant woman take any cold meds in first trimester?

Consult your doctor: The first trimester is very sensitive and critical even to most otc meds. Consult your doctor first.. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more