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What Can I Do About Birth Control Related Nausea And Vomiting Change Pill Types
Find cause of N & V.: Fibromyalgia is a syndrome of generalized pain and weakness in numerous parts of body. It is called a syndrome because one can not find any objective evidence of a problem. One mistake the pt and doc make is that once a person is labelled as having "fibromyalgia", there is a trap other sx are part of the syndrome: n & v is not. Doc needs to look for true cause, then rx will become clear. ...Read more
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more
Should i take the birth control pill tonight? Yesterday at around 1 pm i took my first birth control pill, called apri. A few hours later i felt very sick, nausea, dizziness, etc. I went home from work early because of this, and ended up vomiting up my en
Take at bedtime: Nausea can happen for 5-10% of women in the first cycle. Taking at bedtime may help. It's important to take the same time every day and not miss. Typically nausea improves after the first 1-3 months. If your pill causes vomiting, call your doctor to ask about a different pill. There are many different pills with different doses or different hormone combinations. ...Read more
Took Plan B a month ago,taking my birth control pill,period came on time, pain under right side of rib.vomiting,nausea. Could I be pregnant?
Probably not, but...: If worried, can test. A urine pregnancy test done correctly gives a reliable result 3 weeks after sex (3 weeks after when conception might have happened). If done sooner, a positive result is likely real, but a negative result may be due to testing too soon, and therefore lead to a repeat test. If a woman has her normal regular period, then she is usually presumed not pregnant. ...Read more
Depends: Ususally after the first foil. If it is not going away have your doctor reevaluate you and see what happens. ...Read more
Freq. nausea/acid reflux w/out vomiting (not preg) Dr. could be PMS, put on birth control. Regular labs normal. Could this be the cause? Need relief!
Reflux: The main question I think is if reflux is causing you the symptoms. For that reason a trial of OTC Omeprazole or lansoprazole along with lifestyle changes should help us understand if that is all that' s needed. If that is not the case will know that we have to look for a different cause. Keeping a log of your symptoms would help in this case. ...Read more
Nausea 24/7. No vomiting. 3 negative pregnancy tests. Missed period. Was on birth control for a month, went off a week ago. Can I rule out pregnancy?
Is the sancuso transdermal patch for chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting really any better than pill medications or is it about equal in effect?
Sancuso = granisetron in a transdermal patch. A study compared the granisetron patch with granisetron pills. Statistically speaking, there was "non-inferiority;" in other words, one was as effective as the other. The advantage is in the convenience of the patch compared with taking a pill several times a day.
(study was by Boccia RV et al, published in Support Care Cancer. 2011;19(10):1609.) ...Read more
Does Zofran (ondansetron) only help with certain causes of nausea or is it good for all types of nausea and vomiting?
In context of cryofibrinogenemia, lupus-type ctd and adrenal insufficiency, what could cause increase in GI symptoms, nausea, and vomiting with adrenal crisis, when estrogen/progestin drugs are taken?
Cortisol deficiency : With true adrenal insufficiency diagnosed by an endocrinologist, one would need to be taking cortisol replacement therapy. Nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting and weight loss are classic symptoms of adrenal insufficiency which estrogen and Progesterone replacement don't address. Many with primary adrenal insufficiency also look like they have a deep tan. ...Read more
Is 3 hour change in dosage time of birth control considered as a missed pill? And if a pill is taken at 12am and i vomit at 4am is that also missed?
3 hours is not: a missed pill as long as you took it. Vomiting up a pill may be more problematic, many docs would recommend you take an extra pill the next day. ...Read more
Do you have any dietary recommendations for me. Type 4 paraesophageal hernia and shingles. Nausea and vomiting. inflammation and pain due to shingles.
Diet isn't key: Eat whatever seems right and that agrees with you. Despite all the rubbish on the internet, food choices are very seldom the key to health. Pain after shingles can be especially troublesome and if you have not yet seen a neurologist, I would urge you to do so. ...Read more
I don't know. : There are many possible reasons for vomiting & nausea. Please see this extensive list of possible causes of nausea by mayo clinic: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/nausea/my00572/dsection=causes. ...Read more
Aromatherapy.: Sweet orange (citrus sinensis) , peitigrain (citrus reticulata), mandarin (citrus reticulata) are different citrus scents that can decrease nausea. This is an aromatherapeutic effect. ...Read more
Vomiting for love: This is an unusual reaction. Assuming that you really love her and she has some affection for you, it may be due to just extreme nervousness about the relationship. (ie., worrying about whether she loves you the same) it could also be due to a subsconscious suspicion that maybe she doesn't love you or is too good for you. Most likely your symptoms are due to anxiety of some kind. ...Read more
Could be side effect: This can be due to the Paxil (paroxetine). Sometimes people have to start lower doses and work up to normal doses because of side effects. Call your doc and see if you should stop for a few days and restart at a lower dose, or change to another med. If vomiting persists, get seen! It could be something else. Good luck! ...Read more
To prevent vomiting during surgery the patients are usually told not to eat or drink anything for at least 8 hours before surgery.
To prevent nausea after surgery, the anesthesiologist has a number of good medications that will will do just that.
Speak your concerns to your doc. ...Read more
911 Now if Sudden: Sudden onset vomiting and dizziness in a 73 yo is potentially a medical emergency since it could signal the onset of a brain bleed. If vomiting is sudden, heavy, and she has headaches you MUST go to ER by 911 route due to the possibility of stroke. If she's had this for a few days and not as severe then, hydration and see doc in morning. ...Read more
Drugs for nausea: Zofran (ondansetron) is a mainstay for helping pediatric oncology patients with nausea and vomiting (there are other members of this class like kytril). A combination of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Reglan (metoclopramide) is also used. Lastly Ativan (lorazepam) is also quite effective. Others used are emend, scopolamine (>10 yo), and Marinol (for teens). ...Read more
Stopping omeprazole : stopping omeprazole and its relatives all of a sudden can cause a rebound hypersecretion of acid. You should try to wean yourself off over a couple of weeks instead. ...Read more
Citrus/Ginger: Remedies other than traditional medicines include foods, pressure points and some vitamins. Ginger has been shown to aid in the relief of nausea as has both the taste and aroma of citrus fruits. Wrist bands used for sea sickness and accupuncture have also provided relief for some. Last, 25 mg of vitamin B6 taken 3-4 times a day may help with nausea and vomiting as well. ...Read more
Unusual: To see this drug used anymore; once a mainstay of anesthesiology practice, stp has a long half-life, delaying "wake-up" and prolonging the recovery period after even short surgeries. Postop nausea had been a minor issue. ...Read more
Not usually if smafl: Spleen cysts usually don't cause any problems at all. However, if they become very large they may cause discomfort, especially around the bottom of the rib cage. Large cysts may push on the stomach causing a feeling of fullness, decreased appetite, and occasionally nausea and vomiting. ...Read more
Maybe you see doc 1t: Yes, you can take zofran (ondansetron) if you 100% sure it is gastroenteritis! however, nausea and vomiting could be the symptoms of other conditions (for example, cholecystitis, appendicitis, small bowel obstruction), and in these cases zofran (ondansetron) could be harmful or could mask very dangerous surgical cases. Don't hesitate to go see the real doc. ...Read more
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