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What to take my pain meds with i was vomiting all day yesterday when taking them?

What to take my pain meds with i was vomiting all day yesterday when taking them?

Pain medication: The side effect of pain medication might include nausea, vomiting. If you continue to have vomiting with the pan medication, try to take them with food. If you still have the same issue, go to see your doctor to get medication changed. ...Read more

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Will gilenya (fingolimod) cause balance problems. since taking it my balance worse. I keep vomiting. Neuro out of town! any OTC meds I can take?

Will gilenya (fingolimod) cause balance problems.  since taking it my balance worse. I keep vomiting. Neuro out of town!  any OTC meds I can take?

Why you taking it?: Gilenya (fingolimod) is for MS but your profile doesn't mention MS. Your "neuro" must have someone covering for him/her while he/she is out of town(!). (I hope you don't call your "neuro" that to his/her face; it would be very disrespectful.) Maybe you're having an MS flare. I can't think of anything OTC that treats nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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What med can be taken for nausea/vomiting if you take Lexapro (escitalopram) daily?

What med can be taken for nausea/vomiting if you take Lexapro (escitalopram) daily?

Speak to your doc: Speak to your prescriber regarding the nausea to see if you need to change Meds. But to answer your ? ,try taking your med at bedtime, which lessens this, also you can buy meclizine OTC at your pharmacy. Several prescription Meds also address nausea by affecting brain sensors, or speeding the gut motility. ...Read more

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My daughter suffers from severe travel sickness . Has just used serc and stemital separately on 27 hour plane trip with no effect ...Still vomiting ...What is strongest or most effect meds she can take when travelling home ?

My daughter suffers from severe travel sickness . Has just used serc and stemital separately  on  27 hour plane trip with no effect ...Still vomiting  ...What is strongest or most effect meds she can take when travelling home ?

Varies among people: A primary care doctor, a neurologist, and an ENT specialist may be able to devise a plan of using one or two meds in different doses to find the best response for an individual patient. It would take some time to test the meds and doses (so wouldn't help as much for a one-time trip). If frequent travel is needed, a patient may be able to train herself do better, but training would also take time. ...Read more

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Hi ! why every time i take the prenatal vitamins I have to vomit can't eat feel dizzy ? Does it supposed to do that to me or ? Im eleven weeks pregno ?

Hi ! why every time i take the prenatal vitamins I have to vomit can't eat feel dizzy ? Does it supposed to do that to me or ? Im eleven weeks pregno ?

Switch vitamins: Different formulations of vitamins can cause nausea in some patients. Most patients can find a vitamin that doesn't cause those symptoms. Try a few different ones. ...Read more

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Meds effect appetite by the time i take them I am not hungry hrs later i'm so hungry feel like i'm going to vomit. Protein shake ok or cause wgt gain?

Meds effect appetite by the time i take them I am not hungry hrs later i'm so hungry feel like i'm going to vomit. Protein shake ok or cause wgt gain?

Protein Shakes : It's not the protein as much as the calories in the shake. Not sure which meds you are on and why? If you have no choice but to take them, you might want to discuss your appetite problems with your doctor. A long term "liquid" diet is problematic in terms of maintaining adequate nutrition, unless you consult with a nutritionist first. I would get to the root of the problem and correct the meds. ...Read more

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Can metformin cause me to be sick? When I take a metformin pill , I start vomiting. Is there any other type of drug for insulin resistance/pcos

Can metformin cause me to be sick? When I take a metformin pill , I start vomiting. Is there any other type of drug for insulin resistance/pcos

Yes!: Metformin can make your stomach feel sick, gassy or give you the runs. Try taking metformin with your meals or snack. Talk with your doc about other choices, which depend on what other things that may or may not be going on for you. ...Read more

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ANY nausea med rec to take to my GI? Zofran, phernegan, reglan (metoclopramide) & their relations=anaphylaxis. OTC not strong enough. SEVERE nausea w/some vomiting.

ANY nausea med rec to take to my GI? Zofran, phernegan, reglan (metoclopramide) & their relations=anaphylaxis. OTC not strong enough. SEVERE nausea w/some vomiting.

Drink it strong: 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. ...Read more

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Meds effect appetite by the time i take them not hungry hrs later so hungry feel like i'm going to vomit. Protein shake ok or cause weight gain?

Meds effect appetite by the time i take them not hungry hrs later so hungry feel like i'm going to vomit. Protein shake ok or cause weight gain?

Shake ok: Sounds like stomach irritation by either the meds or by gastritis . You might want to take some meds on a full stomach . Or try to take an antacid along with the meds. ...Read more

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I'm in my 2nd trimester of pregnancy and my morning sickness has subdued. At night i take prenatal vitamins an hour after eating & i always feel very nauseous & i end up vomiting. Why is this happening?

I'm in my 2nd trimester of pregnancy and my morning sickness has subdued. At night i take prenatal vitamins an hour after eating & i always feel very nauseous & i end up vomiting. Why is this happening?

Maybe iron.: Prenatal vitamins have more iron in them than regular vitamins which may be upsetting your stomach. You could taking the vitamin as half after breakfast and half after dinner to see if that helps. I'd also take it right after dinner (don't wait an hour). You could try a different brand (but they all have iron). Start with half tab twice a day with food and let me know if it helps -. ...Read more

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I'm 34 weeks pregnant and have come down with some kind of stomach bug overnight. Diarrhea and some vomiting. What are some safe meds to take?

I'm 34 weeks pregnant and have come down with some kind of stomach bug overnight. Diarrhea and some vomiting. What are some safe meds to take?

Push fluids : The main thing is that you don't want to get dehydrated. You need to push a lot of fluid, especially water. You can take over-the-counter Imodium (loperamide). ...Read more

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I am a few weeks pregnant. Taking prenatal vitamins. I took one about 30 mins before eating and throwing up EVERYTHING. Should I take another one?

I am a few weeks pregnant. Taking prenatal vitamins. I took one about 30 mins before eating and throwing up EVERYTHING. Should I take another one?

Prenatal vitamin: If you threw up your pill and everything you took with it you can take another one. Vitamin B-6 25-50mg can be taken every 8 hours as needed to help reduce nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Would I benefit from imatrex as to just taking tylenol for my migraines? Usually behind one eye, zig zag around eyes, nauseated, throwing up at times. Can not take antihistamines, or OTC cough meds. gives me heart palpatations. Although I do use Alaway an

Would I benefit from imatrex as to just taking tylenol for my migraines? Usually behind one eye, zig zag around eyes, nauseated, throwing up at times. Can not take antihistamines, or OTC cough meds. gives me heart palpatations. Although I do use Alaway an

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) does not really work that well for migraine and thus Imitrex would likely be far more effective. The earlier the better. Sometimes adding a NSAID may provide added benefits. If nausea prevents you from swallowing Imitrex , ask for a nasal spray version. ...Read more

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I had allergic reaction & took 2 benadryl (diphenhydramine). Within 15 mins, i threw up. I'm worried i threw up the med before it worked. How soon can I take more?

I had allergic reaction & took 2 benadryl (diphenhydramine). Within 15 mins, i threw up. I'm worried i threw up the med before it worked. How soon can I take more?

Seek medical help: I'm not sure what kind of allergic reaction you are having but throwing up can be part of a serious allergic reaction if accomanied with other symptoms. (anaphylaxis) seek medical help. ...Read more

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Im sick with the flu, I need to take my night time meds how long do i have to keep them down so If i throw up again i wont be throwing up my pills?

Im sick with the flu, I need to take my night time meds how long do i have to keep them down so If i throw up again i wont be throwing up my pills?

It depends.: I'm so sorry you feel this bad. Nausea and vomiting are worse than almost anything else. However, we need to know what meds you're taking and whether they are tabs, capsules, timed released or whatever. I suggest you resubmit your question with this information. One of us should be able to give you the advice you need. ...Read more

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