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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Pregnancy (Definition)

If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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Is it safe to use motion sickness medication while pregnant?

Is it safe to use motion sickness medication while pregnant?

Yes: A lot of motion sickness medications are safe in pregnancy. Meclizine and dramamine are both class b which are safe in pregnancy. Wrist bands that are used for motion sickness are also totally safe in pregnancy. This is a really hard topic as most women are a little nauseated in pregnancy and travel doesn't make that better. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for me to take medication to combat motion sickness during pregnancy?

Is it dangerous for me to take medication to combat motion sickness during pregnancy?

No. Mainly safe: medications used for motion sickness are similar to medications used for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. In general, these medications are acceptable to use during pregnancy. Most of these medications may cause some drowsiness, so be careful if you are driving after their use. Some evidence suggests that the wrist bands that put pressure on the wrist acupuncture site also may be useful. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take a motion sickness pill for deep sea fishing while pregnant?

Is it ok to take a motion sickness pill for deep sea fishing while pregnant?

Category B drug: Meclazine is one of the antihistamines used to treat or pre-treat motion sickness. It is considered safe during pregnancy and caries one of the higher safety ratings. ...Read more

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I am 28 weeks pregnant and I am feeling really weird. I feel like I have motion sickness along with an out of body feeling and like I have lost blood.

Weird feeling: Anemia would be the most likely explanation for your symptoms. You should be scheduled for your gestational diabetic and anemia screening typically around 28 weeks. ...Read more

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I'm 32 weeks pregnant and i've been having motion sickness when I lay on my right side. What could be wrong?

I'm 32 weeks pregnant and i've been having motion sickness when I lay on my right side. What could be wrong?

CALL YOUR OB !!!: Today is tuesday your OB is open just like I am open for my OB pts, your OB needs to assess your problems, could be an inner ear issue, or brain, u may need referral to an ENT or neurologist. ...Read more

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Im 35 weeks pregnant, can I take dramamine for motion sickness? Please help!

Im 35 weeks pregnant, can I take dramamine for motion sickness? Please help!

Should be OK: Dramamine is category b in pregnancy, so is generally considered safe. If ever in doubt, you should ask your OB or pharmacist. ...Read more

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Is dramamine okay to take for severe motion sickness? I am 5 weeks pregnant

Should be: It is classified as a class b drug for pregnancy which means it should be relatively safe. If at all possible, you should avoid all medications early in pregnancy, the most vulnerable time for the developing fetus. You should consult with your ob/ gyn doctor ideally. ...Read more

Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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Motion Sickness (Definition)

Motion-sickness is a symptom where one feels sick to his stomach because there is a discrepancy in his visual stimuli and the stimuli perceived by his ...Read more