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Doctor insights on: B6 And Unisom For Morning Sickness

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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Morning Sickness (Definition)

The nauseated feeling (sometimes with vomiting) some women get in their first trimester of pregnancy, usually between 6 and ...Read more


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Is it safe to take Unisom (doxylamine succinate) throughout pregnancy? I'm 19 weeks and have awful morning sickness, this is all that seems to help.

Is it safe to take Unisom (doxylamine succinate) throughout pregnancy? I'm 19 weeks and have awful morning sickness, this is all that seems to help.

Yes: Unisom is considered safe in pregnancy. You might also try ginger and the acupressure bands used for sea sickness. Best wishes to you and the baby. ...Read more

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Does vitamin B6 relieve morning sickness?

Does vitamin B6 relieve morning sickness?

Yes: For many women who experience morning sickness and/or nausea throughout the day, taking 25 mg of vitamin B6, 3 times a day will help. You can take this as tablets or there are also lollipops which contain vitamin B6, available at some pharmacies and children's stores. ...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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How much, and when should vitamin B6 be taken for morning sickness? Night or morning? How many mg? Should it be taken with food, or doesn't matter?

How much, and when should vitamin B6 be taken for morning sickness? Night or morning? How many mg? Should it be taken with food, or doesn't matter?

10-25 mg 3x/day: Studies have shown benefits of taking 10-25 mg of vitamin b6 3x/day. Take it with food to reduce the risk of it causing stomach upset. B6 often helps & is worth trying but doesn't help everyone. Ginger tea, acupressure wrist bands & homeopathy are also worth trying. See http://altmedicine. About. Com/od/healthconditionsdisease/a/morningsickness. Htm & http://www. Truestarhealth. Com/notes/2243000.Html. ...Read more

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Why would my OB tell me to take Vitamin B6 with Unisom for nausea, when the B6 bottle says NOT intended for use by pregnant women?

Why would my OB tell me to take Vitamin B6 with Unisom for nausea, when the B6 bottle says NOT intended for use by pregnant women?

Its diclegis: Most likely your insurance company did not cover the first line treatment for nausea in pregnancy which is Diclegis. Some Obgyns will work around this insurance issue by prescribing the components of Diclegis separately. You can contact your Obgyn and clarify if this was the reason. ...Read more

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Why am I getting morning sickness?

Why am I getting morning sickness?

Hormones: The hormones of pregnancy cause this. Some believe it is a primitive protective mechanism designed to protect the mom and fetus from toxins and poisons in the food. ...Read more

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Causes of morning sickness in men?

Causes of morning sickness in men?

Not Pregnant: As you may suspect the morning sickness is not cause by pregnancy in men but there are other reasons such as food poisoning. There are a myriad of other reasons for morning sickness in men so you may want to go to the doctors for an examination and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What's the cause of morning sickness?

What's the cause of morning sickness?

Hormone changes: Pregnancy hormones rapidly increase early in the pregnancy, which causes nausea and vomiting in many (but not all) women. Morning sickness is something of a misnomer as I have rarely seen the nausea confined to just the morning. ...Read more

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What is the cause of morning sickness?

What is the cause of morning sickness?

Morning sickness: There seems to be a correlation with the levels of the pregnancy hormone, betahcg. There are individual susceptibilities. ...Read more

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What are some causes of morning sickness?

What are some causes of morning sickness?

Check preg test: First thing to do is to check a pregnancy test and see if this is the cause. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Morning sickness?

What are the symptoms of Morning sickness?

The symptoms of Morning sickness include:: Low blood pressure, Rapid heart beat, Vertigo, Vomiting, Unintentional weight loss. ...Read more

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What causes morning sickness? Any remedies for it?

What causes morning sickness? Any remedies for it?

Hormones: It is a reaction to pregnancy... Can be worse in some patients... Reccomend bland diet, vitamin b6, and unisom as needed...Also several rx meds that can help. ...Read more

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What are signs of morning sickness I need to report?

What are signs of morning sickness I need to report?

If u feel bad: And are miserable or cannot keep anything down, call your OB no need to suffer. ...Read more

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Is it normal if "morning" sickness doesn't occur everyday?

Is it normal if "morning" sickness doesn't occur everyday?

Absolutely!: Celebrate! Just stay hydrated, get lots of sleep, eat healthily, take your prenatal containing iron and folic acid, and get your routine obstetric care, which is a multi-step process over the course of the pregnancy. No smoking, and no recreational drugs, period. I strongly advise total avoidance of alcohol, but that's a decision you need to make with your personal doc. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of morning sickness?

How do I get rid of morning sickness?

Several ways: In pregnancy, it is often a problem to have morning sickness. I would recommend avoiding foods that can exacerbate the problem usually foods that are spicy, greasy if possible but also drinking more fluids. Natural remedies are ginger ale, ginger candies, accupressure wrist bands. Medication like zofran (ondansetron) can also be helpful as well as Meclizine otc. Check with your ob. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for morning sickness?

What is the treatment for morning sickness?

Morning sickness: Morning sickness can be treated with natural things like a sea band which is worn around the wrists, papaya enzyme, and over the counter dramamine. Prescriptions are available from your dr. And include Phenergan (promethazine) and zofran. ...Read more

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Is diarrhea a normal symptom of morning sickness?

Is diarrhea a normal symptom of morning sickness?

No: I am not sure if your statement of diarrhea is loose stools or true diarrhea. If you run true diarrhea for more than 4 days, you should be checked. ...Read more

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Does everyone have morning sickness when pregnant?

Does everyone have morning sickness when pregnant?

No: Morning sickness varies from mother to mother. Also, many women notice a difference in morning sickness from one pregnancy to the next. It can vary in severity from none to very severe (requiring medical intervention.) it can occur any time of day. Although usually worse in the first trimester, it can occur at any stage. Avoiding strong odors can help. Ginger flavors help some. ...Read more

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Do I need to have morning sickness to be pregnant?

Do I need to have morning sickness to be pregnant?

Nope: Many women have normal pregnancies without being tortured with morning sickness. Just continue to get prenatal care. ...Read more

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What is the role of pyridoxine in morning sickness?

What is the role of pyridoxine in morning sickness?

Try ginger: I have not heard a good explanation for why this helps with nausea associated with pregnancy. (it helps with metabolism of carbs, etc.)i also have not found it to be effective at relieving nausea. However, ginger tablets have been proven about as effective as anti-nausea medications and there is no risk to baby. Eating foods with ginger helps too. My patients tell me the ginger works well. ...Read more

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Are pregnant women more susceptible to morning sickness?

Are pregnant women more susceptible to morning sickness?

Yes: Morning sickness is the lay term for the nausea of pregnancy. Hyperemesis is the medical term if this is significant. Basically only pregnanct women get "morning sickness". ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Vitamin B6 (Definition)

Vitamin B6 is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more