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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more


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What OTC nausea medication to use for migraines or general nausea?

What OTC nausea medication to use for migraines or general nausea?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Antihistamines can help with nausea. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is a good option to try. You should discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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What is the best medication or remedies for cramps and nausea during monthly periods?

What is the best medication or remedies for cramps and nausea during monthly periods?

Naprosyn, (naproxen) heat: Other remedies for menstrual cramping can include naprosyn (naproxen) started a day or two before the bleeding begins. Heating pads or a heat patch worn under your clothes may also help relieve cramps. Dramamine or benedryl may help with nausea, but might make you sleepy. ...Read more

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What OTC drugs help with nausea?

What OTC drugs help with nausea?

See below: Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) scopolamine (motion sickness pills), and ginger root all help with nausea and are available without a prescription. ...Read more

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Belching all day every day and nausea. Please tell me the best OTC for this and what can cause it.

Belching all day every day and nausea. Please tell me the best OTC for this and what can cause it.

Diet and antacids: Belching is a symptom of indigestion, it maybe from gall bladder, liver pancreas or stomach. A sonogram may help, then an endoscopy, meanwhile stay on light diet and take some prelosec or anti acids. ...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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What helps with nausea? Any medication or remedies I can use?

What helps with nausea? Any medication or remedies I can use?

Yes: You need to find out why you are nauseated, See a doctor for evaluation. Dry crackers or toast will help. Your doctor will give you an appropriate medication ...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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Medication that causes hot flashes ans nausea?

Medication that causes hot flashes ans nausea?

This question is: Far too broad. Are there specific medications you are concerned about? If yes, please clarify by listing the medication (s) and re-ask your question. ...Read more

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Is there a medication that helps anxiety and nausea?

Is there a medication that helps anxiety and nausea?

Yes: Vistaril (hydroxyzine) can help with both. Discuss it with your physician. ...Read more

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Are there any over-the-counter medications for nausea?

Are there any over-the-counter medications for nausea?

Nausea: Yes. There is a commonly used drug known as meclizine. This is a good medication for both simple nausea and dizziness. ...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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On medication for anxiety but still find that the anxiety makes me very nauseous. Any tips on how to calm the nausea caused by anxiety?

On medication for anxiety but still find that the anxiety makes me very nauseous. Any tips on how to calm the nausea caused by anxiety?

Ginger is commonly: Used to settle the stomach. Ginger tea is a good way to get it into your digestive system. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I feel nausea and full but I didn't eat alot. I'm not in medication and im not allergic of anything. I actually take pepto two dose and it don't work.

Stomach issues: You don't mention if you smoke or drink, and or if you are taking any medications. Also, are you eating mostly fried fatty food? . All these can worsen your symptoms. If your symptoms are not resolved in a day or two, you need to go see your doctor. ...Read more

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Been on lexapro (escitalopram) for six months nausea is terrible any solutions or alternative medication.

Been on lexapro (escitalopram) for six months nausea is terrible any solutions or alternative medication.

SSRI: 1 make sure that you are taking the Lexapro (escitalopram) with food. 2. May wish to split the dose. 3. Consider adding in probiotics - controlled release, multiple strains with millions of cultures. ...Read more

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Nausea before eating and when seeing food... Hungry but can not eat. Not taking medications no history of gastro issues... Help!!!

Nausea before eating and when seeing food... Hungry but can not eat. Not taking medications no history of gastro issues... Help!!!

Nausea??: It sounds like you have a terrible condition. Reminded me of the tale of King Tantalus of old. You have not told many details. For how long? You have to be able to take some fluids. I would get to a gastroenterologist as soon as possible. You also might have an issue in your CNS. ...Read more

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Can I use pain killers & nausea medication while breastfeeding?

Can I use pain killers & nausea medication while breastfeeding?

Usually no: Because most of these drugs will be secreted in breast milk. Talk to your doctor about specific medications you're on and recommendations. ...Read more

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Do all narcotic pain medications cause nausea as a side effect?

Do all narcotic pain medications cause nausea as a side effect?

Nausea: Nausea can be a side effect of almost any pharmacologic agent. It is certainly possible with any opioid analgesic agent although its emergence is of variable notice in each patient as each patient's tolerance of side effects is different. ...Read more

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Have nausea that is unrelated to my medication-can my MS be causing this? P.S. It is not vertigo related either.

Have nausea that is unrelated to my medication-can my MS be causing this? P.S. It is not vertigo related either.

See below: Am confused regarding your information; you are mentioning treatments which have no relationship to ms, and rather relate to hematological issues, and congenital immune deficiencies. Do you really have ms, or is this a questionable diagnosis, are you currently taking both Prednisone and acthar together? I do not see any ms disease modifying agent, not sure why nausea. Suggest 2nd opinion. ...Read more

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I get nausea after drinking water. Is there something I can do about it without medications? Age 19 Height 5' 10" Weight 52kg Male

I get nausea after drinking water. Is there something I can do about it without medications? Age 19 Height 5' 10" Weight 52kg Male

Nausea: After drinking water. Please see your doctor to make sure all is well medically. Then approach this as an experiment. Drink some water at various temps., warm, cold, room temp, etc. And see how you respond to that. Drink at different times of day and see how that feels. Drink w/food and w/out. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Broke my 2nd and 3rd ribs 2 weeks ago and has not gotten better even with rest, ice and medication. Symptoms now include nausea. What is wrong?

Need Ortho eval: You need to be seen by an Orthopedic specialist to determine the extent of your injury and the significance of the symptoms. It's hard to give you the right answer without proper examination. Nausea could be a side effect of the medication you're taking and that may need to be changed. ...Read more

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Cancer: If a person is still independent and needs pain medication, what can that person take when there is strong nausea after trying various Rx's?

Cancer: If a person is still independent and needs pain medication, what can that person take when there is strong nausea after trying various Rx's?

Have you asked your: Your doctor should be able to help you in this situation. Two things you can do are:
Take anti-nausea pills which might provide some relief (Zofran (ondansetron) is one such medicine). A change of pain medication to another one or try reducing the dose of pain medicine might help relive your nausea. Your doctor has to be able to jugle medicines around to be able to help control your nausea. Good luck. ...Read more

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I put aside both Citalopram and Propranolol for 4 days but I had an evil days. My vision changed and I had nausea. How can I come off those medication?

I put aside both Citalopram and Propranolol for 4 days but I had an evil days. My vision changed and I had nausea. How can I come off those medication?

Best way w/ Doc help: It's generally much better to wean these types of medication w/ medical supervision. But, it's not a perfect world. So, do it slowly and taper the Propranolol 1st. Cut mg dosage each 14days by the same step-down amount (i.e., 25%) until gone. If it's too fast, return to last week's dose and move on again. Only then, do the same w/ the SSRI. It will take time, but you'll be safe (and free!) Best. ...Read more

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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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Why does post nasal drip cause nausea and how long does it take for medications like singular to stop post nasal drip?

Why does post nasal drip cause nausea and how long does it take for medications like singular to stop post nasal drip?

Bad tasting mucus: Mucus is irritating and bad tasting and as result can cause nausea. For singular to be effective in post nasal drip an anti histamine such as Allegra should be taken at the same time. ...Read more

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I was prescribed anti- nausea medication to help with my anxiety attacks. I'm anxious to take them, what exactly do anti nausea tablets do?

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I was prescribed anti- nausea medication to help with my anxiety attacks. I'm anxious to take them, what exactly do anti nausea tablets do?

Anti Nausea: Some are Antivert, Dramamine, Benadryl, Atarax, Emetrol, Phenergan, (promethazine) Reglan, Zofran, Vistaril. We use Vistaril on occasions as needed for anxiety, due to its antihistaminic Anxiolytic effect with less sedation & less addiction potential compared to other anxiety medications such as Ativan. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm having nausea all the time, getting sick and tired a lot while What do you advise if I'm on this medication. Should I go back to my doctor?

Nausea: Yes, you should see your primary doctor. You will be asked for any condition that is really bothering you and your doctor will carefully examine you.
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

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I just experienced strange syptom similar to hay fever taken Clarinese Loratadien after an hour I am better but the medication makes me nausea dry altenative what can I take?

I just experienced strange syptom similar to hay fever taken Clarinese Loratadien after an hour I am better but the medication makes me nausea dry altenative what can I take?

Nasal congestion: If you're troubled by nasal congestion from hay fever or other allergies and don't want the systemic effects of decongestants or antihistamines, try nasal sprays such as flonase and Afrin. Discuss this with your physician or see whether your pharmacist can recommend OTC nasal sprays for you to try. ...Read more

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Will Zofran (ondansetron) or other nausea medication help with panic attacks?

Will Zofran (ondansetron) or other nausea medication help with panic attacks?

No: Panic can cause nausea and zofran (ondansetron) would help with that symptom, but will not help with the panic attacks themselves. ...Read more

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Why am I heavily bleeding when im not on my period? Its been 2 months now and im always nausea im not on any medications

Why am I heavily bleeding when im not on my period? Its been 2 months now and im always nausea im not on any medications

Two months??: Why are you here instead if addressing your concerns to your physician? Any time that an abnormality continues for more than three days or occurs more than three times, you need to talk to a doctor. Asap. ...Read more