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How do I prevent nausea from taking antibiotics?

How do I prevent nausea from taking antibiotics?

Try taking with food: An acid reducing medication such as Omeprazole might help, otherwise take on a full stomach. It may decrease the effectiveness of the antibiotic but if that is the only antibiotic you can take (ask your physician to be sure) it is a better approach than stopping entirely. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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How can I prevent and help cure nausea post-tonsillectomy?

How can I prevent and help cure nausea post-tonsillectomy?

Post-tonsillectomy: Probably impossible to totally prevent or cure nausea after a tonsillectomy. However, cool clear fluids will keep the swelling down and reduce the mucous. Talk to your doctor about getting zofran (ondansetron) odt. Anti nausea pills you can put on your tounge. Usually very helpfull and safe. ...Read more

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I always get really nauseous when taking percocet, Anyway I could stop that? To alleviate the nausea And prevent it from happening?

I always get really nauseous when taking percocet, Anyway I could stop that? To alleviate the nausea And prevent it from happening?

Narcotics: Narcotics like Percocet are known to slow down the GI tract and contribute to symptoms like nausea and constipation. You should speak with your physician about other pain relievers with fewer side effects. ...Read more

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How can I prevent nausea after chemotherapy?

How can I prevent nausea after chemotherapy?

Medication: There are many medications to prevent and treat "breakthrough nausea" following chemotheray. However, sometimes it is not possible to completely prevent it. If your current medications are not working well enough, you should discuss this with your Oncology nurse and your oncologist. ...Read more

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Could there be a cure or prevention of everyday nausea?

Could there be a cure or prevention of everyday nausea?

Ginger: Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organ ginger & steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best way to deal with nausea being caused by an antibiotic?

Need advice on what is the the best way to deal with nausea being caused by an antibiotic?

Take with food: Unless the directions tell you not to, taking medicine with food may lessen the nausea. If it is severe, talk to your doctor about an alternative med. ...Read more

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Can there be ways to stifle nausea and prevent gagging/vomiting?

Can there be ways to stifle nausea and prevent gagging/vomiting?

Breathing techniques: Breathing techniques have been used for stress-induced nausea and vomiting as well as cancer patients who have nausea and vomiting as a result of chemotherapy. The technique involves slow diaphragmatic breathing. But you also need to consult your physician for evaluation and diagnosis to find out why you are having these symptoms. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how could i stop this nausea from cefdinir antibiotic?

Can you tell me how could i stop this nausea from cefdinir antibiotic?

Take it with food: certain antibiotics if taken on an empty stomach may cause nausea. If this continues, ask your doctor to switch to a different antibiotic if possible ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Noga
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