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Medication Prevents Vomiting
Antirejection medication daily, if severe diarrhea or vomiting occurs, does the treatment can be altered,blood concentration reduced?
There r adjustments: to your medical regimen that only your treating doctors can make...if they know exactly what problems U r having.Tomorrow,get ahold of your Docs,or at least their head nurse,and explain exactly what is happening to you."the squeaky wheel gets the grease ".Can u be a squeaky wheel?All the best! ...Read more
Probably not: Rolaids is an antacid that neutralizes the acid already present in your stomach. It does not alter the volume of gastric acid production, does not alter the rate of gastric emptying, does not affect the emesis center of the brain, and does not alter either esophageal function nor the tone of the lower esophageal sphincter. Vomiting, if recurrent or persistent, deserves medical evaluation. ...Read more
Possibly: They usually help but not necessarily a cure. ...Read more
What is more effective in PREVENTMENT/treatment of nausea and vomiting due to viral gastroenteritis? Metoclopramide or Zofran (ondansetron)?
Nausea~: hello~ Zofran is reserved for severe nausea that accompanies chemotherapy, so I would use something safer and first line like Compazine (prochlorperazine), (prochlorperazine) which would work better than metaclopamide, but metaclopamide can be used in mild cases.You will need to ask your doc for a script for Compazine (prochlorperazine). thanks ...Read more
Taking metoclopramide tid for nausea/vomiting occurring after pelvic radiation therapy, vomiting diminished but nausea still occurs. Any better meds?
Sure, but...: Is your nausea/vomiting due to sluggish emptying of the stomach, local inflammation, or a functional process? Assuming evaluation to date has ruled out obvious organic disease, then anti-emetics that are centrally-acting (zofran) or prokinetics drugs are worth discussing with your doctor. Metoclopramide, while a useful agent, is frought with possible side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is evidence that when taken with standard anti-nausea medications, ginger may be helpful in further reducing or eliminating nausea and vomiting during and after chemotherapy treatments: Results from two studies of adults who took ginger for nausea showed that various doses of ginger before starting chemotherapy treatments helped to reduce the severity of nausea. In these studies, participants began taking ginger orally three days prior to starting chemotherapy. The ginger was taken in addition to a standard medication prescribed to reduce nausea and vomiting. A small number of participants reported side effects including heartburn, bruising, flushing and rash. In another study, taking ginger root powder was found to be effective in reducing the severity of chemotherapy-induced nausea in children and young adults ages 8 to 21. Ginger in this study was also given along with standard anti-nausea medications. Earlier studies had shown ginger to be of little or no benefit in reducing nausea and vomiting due to chemotherapy. Many prescription drugs have been proved effective at controlling nausea during and after chemotherapy. Ask your doctor if combining ginger and anti-nausea medications might be right for you. Chemotherapy side effects: A cause of heart disease?, Magic mouthwash. ...Read more
No Biggy: Why not just take care of the acid reflux?There are many medications for it,and dietary modification, even Tums. Yes,Zofran (ondansetron) (ondansetron) helps nausea but it will make you drowsy (maybe that's what you need?),and yes, you could take a Zofran (ondansetron) if the acid reflux makes you nauseated.No biggy. But it's always better to attack the cause-that will then take care of the symptoms.And if not you'll need to see your doc ...Read more
Great medicine: Zofran (ondansetron) is very safe works sensually, meaning via the central nervous system, and works on as far as I know, all types of nausea. Nausea that persists should be evaluated for other diseases that may be more serious than a simple minor gastrointestinal virus ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any medication that stops strong abdominal cramping due to gastroenteritis? Associated with diarrhea and vomiting
An end-stage renal patient experiences nausea and vomiting after taking Fosrenol.Will Sevelamer carbonate be a suitable alternative to reduce vomitin?
Phosphate binders: Both of the meds you mention are phosphate binders. These should be taken with meals. Yes, switching is reasonable. If the patient is to take more than one phos binder tab with each meal, then be sure to spread them out across the meal. Take one tab at a time, eat some food, take another tab, eat some bites, take another tab, etc. Stomach upset is less likely and the binding action is better. ...Read more
Iv dramamine or IV phenergan (promethazine) for.Motion sickness? Which is better if the person is already actively vomiting
Hospital: If you are at the hospital then let the hospital decide that. Do not try this yourself as you can risk other complications. Usually though IV Phenergan (promethazine) is used most of the time for nausea where as dramamine is usually taken 30 minutes before known motion sickness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nausea/Anxiety: Zofran (ondansetron) may help, but takes time to digest & get into your system. Anxiety attacks happen quickly & therefore the treatment should be directed at controlling the anxiety. Treatments include see a mental health specialist for "talk therapy" as well as possibly taking a medication on a regular basis. If the anxiety is controlled, then the nausea & any other symptoms you may feel, will be controlled ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: But having a bowel movement will! limit your oral intake to fluids and take some milk of magnesia 1 tbsp every 12 hrs until you have evacuated. Avoid caffeine and alcohol. Can also use glycerine suppositories(otc) or a fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) if you feel like there is stool in your rectum. ...Read more
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