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Are There Ways To Prevent Nausea And Vomiting With Leukemia
Find cause of N & V.: Fibromyalgia is a syndrome of generalized pain and weakness in numerous parts of body. It is called a syndrome because one can not find any objective evidence of a problem. One mistake the pt and doc make is that once a person is labelled as having "fibromyalgia", there is a trap other sx are part of the syndrome: n & v is not. Doc needs to look for true cause, then rx will become clear. ...Read more
A malignant hematologic neoplasm that originates in the bone marrow and represents a clonal proliferation of hematopoietic elements belonging to any of the myeloid, lymphoid, erythroid, and megakaryocytic lineages. Of note, other hematologic neoplasms like lymphoma or myeloma may demonstrate a leukemic phase without actually originating in the bone marrow ...Read more
Can Loratadine help prevent nausea and vomiting due to gastroenteritis? How effective would it be in prevention of vomiting?
Is phenergan (promethazine) able to be used for similar purposes as Zofran? Meaning is it effective on preventing and treating nausea and vomiting?
Yes: Yes,they are used for similar purposes. Whether it is just as effective or not can be individual. ...Read more
Many ways...: If you tend to have postoperative nausea and/or vomiting or if you are susceptible to carsickness, be sure to let your surgeon and anesthesiologist know. There are medications that can be given before, during, and after surgery to minimize this. Unfortunately, a few people still have this problem. ...Read more
Sumatriptan injections for cluster headaches, does that interact with Zofran (ondansetron)? & does sumatriptan also have the ability to prevent nausea and vomiting?
No interaction: Wanted to clarify your questions as I seriously doubt you have cluster headaches, which occur in middle aged men, and is a very specific syndrome. Secondly, you would do far better taking a preventative agent to obviate the need for injections which have risk of stroke or heart attack, especially if you smoke or take BCP's. Consider riboflavin, butterbur, Co-Q10. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PONV: If you have a history of ponv - then a medication like zofran (ondansetron) intra-operatively & post-operatively can significantly reduce/eliminate post operative nausea & vomiting. Additionally, a dose of intra-operative Dexamethasone helps not only with swelling but also effects the chemotactic trigger zone in brain. Fast a full 12 hours before. Advance diet from clears to puree first 2d, & avoid narcotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many hours should I put between meals and a radiation session of the pelvis to prevent nausea/vomiting?
Pelvic radiotherapy : Rarely causes nausea or vomiting (upper abdominal, stomach or pancreas, even the old inverted y in lymphoma may). We usually suggest a light, non-fatty meal before - dry cereal or toast, water or tea, but for pelvis therapy, one needs to worry about diarrhea - avoiding fresh fruits and vegetables. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do I prevent nausea/vomiting from colon prep with magnesium citrate and PEG 3350? I have a panic inducing fear of vomiting.
Does Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) help prevent nausea/vomiting from stomach bug? One doctor said it does but another said it doesn't...?
No: Dimenhydrinate is used primarily to PREVENT motion sickness. You take it about 30 minutes before the perceived precipitating event. The only off-label indication for this medication is to prevent the nausea and vomiting associated with first-trimester pregnancy, also known as "morning sickness" to many women. ...Read more
The one that works : The best medicine will be the one that works for you. There are plenty of antimausea medication- from compazine, reglan, phenergan, (promethazine) ondansetron, steroids etc. Ginger also can help prevent/treat nausea. The most important here is for you to be proactive - take it before you vomit. Once you vomit- it will be hard for you to swallow any medication. Talk to your doc to give you any of the above. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fear of vomiting: Emotophobia is fear of vomiting. It can happen with patients who have frequent nausea and vomiting (such as cancer patients who worry about symptoms with each dose of chemo) or it can be from bad vomiting episodes in the past. This may be related to a generalized anxiety disorder. If this is a symptom that is severe or happens frequently, talk to your doctor about treatment options. ...Read more
Not commonly: Any medication can cause a varying array of side effects to any patient. Although its not a common side effect ,doesn't mean its not the drug causing you a problem. The easiest thing to do is have your doctor change the medication to another and see if things resolve. If they don't a work up for why you have these issues should be performed. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Most adult females with UTIs just have some irritative urination with no systemic symptoms such as nausea or vomiting. So, it's worthwhile to consider if there is any drug-related side effects. How long have you used nitrofurantoin, which is known to cause some GI-upset in some users? To solve such health-related uncertainty, bring the detailed Hx to see Doc for more timely evaluation & counseling ...Read more
Occasionally: I have seen this very occasionally but it is not a typical complaint of someone with whiplash. There are a few serious causes of nausea and vomiting that can occur after a whiplash accident and if you are having these symptoms you should see a doctor right away to make sure there is nothing serious going on. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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