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What to take for morning sickness in general?

Dr. PAUL EUN Dr. EUN
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What to take for morning sickness in general?

Few things: The following can be tried without a prescription: unisom vitamin b6 25 mg three times daily ginger capsules. ...Read more

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What can i take for travel diarrea?

What can i take for travel diarrea?

Make sure: There are treatments for travelers diarrhea. Unfortunately other types and causes of diarrhea can mimic travelers diarrhea. Its best to see a doctor who can take a full travel and medical history before starting any antibiotics, you want to make sure its nothing more serious. ...Read more

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What's the best thing to take for motion sickness to prevent it?

What's the best thing to take for motion sickness to prevent it?

Motion sickness: Atropine-like patch used behind the ear has been proven to be very effective ( transderm sc?p (transdermal scopolamine) patch is the name. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine to take for sea sickness?

What is the best medicine to take for sea sickness?

Motion Sickness: Sea sickness or motion sickness is usually treated with anticholinergic or antihistaminic drugs such as antivert, (meclizine) bonine, dramamine or scopolamine patch and should be used in a preventive manner if possible. ...Read more

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What medications are safe to take for morning sickness?

What medications are safe to take for morning sickness?

New prescription Rx: An old medication was recently reap proved for morning sickness... Bendectin. It was pulled off the market years ago but the fda voted to allow it back in with a new name.. Diclegis. It's just b6 and doxylamine (both things mentioned in other answer i believe). ...Read more

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What do you advise if I'm traveling to uganda for three months and want to know which anti-malaria pills are the best to take?

What do you advise if I'm traveling to uganda for three months and want to know which anti-malaria pills are the best to take?

Anti-malaria pills: There are several antimalarial drugs that are available. You & your doc can decide on the best drug for you - based on travel plans, medical history, age, drug allergies, pregnancy status, & other factors. Make sure to allow enough time for some of the drugs to become effective and for a pharmacy to get these meds. Travel medicine or ID specialists can help. Don't forget - AVOID the BITE! ...Read more

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Is it possible for travel sickness tablets to stop your antidepressants from working?

Is it possible for travel sickness tablets to stop your antidepressants from working?

Please let us: know the motion sickness medication and the specific antidepressant so we can check this for you. Re-ask with info. Thanks. ...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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What do you take for the flu?

What do you take for the flu?

Flu: If you have the flu hydrate well w water, herbal teas, soup or juice. Drink sufficiently to have pale to light yellow urine. You can use pain relievers like tylenol (acetaminophen) or nsaid’s. Rest a lot! in some situations antiviral medications (tamiflu, relenza, flumadine) may be prescribed within the first couple of days of symptoms to hasten healing or they can be used after flu exposure to prevent illness. ...Read more

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What to take for vertigo?

What to take for vertigo?

Find out cause first: Meds may not be the best thing for you depending on the cause of vertigo. If this is bppv you might do better with repositioning maneuvers or exercises. If this is a stroke you would be better off with treatment in the emergency department. Generally meds work well though. Dramamine, (dimenhydrinate) promethazine, phenergan, metoclopramide, prochlorperazine, odansetron, etc. ...Read more

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What should I need to prepare for the pandemic flu?

What should I need to prepare for the pandemic flu?

Flu preparation: 1- frequent handwashing 2- cover your mouth when coughing/sneezing 3- avoid touching your face 4- avoid those who are ill 5- if you are ill, stay home for at least 24 hours after the fever subsides without using anti-fever medicines 6- while sick, avoid others http://www.Cdc.Gov/flu/protect/preventing.Htm. ...Read more

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Do I need to take malaria medication if I'll be traveling to Nicaragua?

Do I need to take malaria medication if I'll be traveling to Nicaragua?

Malaria in Nicaragua: "Malaria in Nicaragua: prophylaxis is recommended for the districts of Chinandega, Leon, Managua, Matagalpa, Región Autónoma Atlántico Norte (RAAN), and Región Autónoma Atlántico Sur (RAAS)." See: http://www.mdtravelhealth.com/destinations/mamerica_carib/nicaragua.php ...Read more

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What to take for a stomach flu in general?

What to take for a stomach flu in general?

No meds - fluids: Lots of fluids, esp fluids with salts to prevent dehydration - either oral or IV if needed. Symptomatic management. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best medicine to take for a migraine headache?

Could you tell me what's the best medicine to take for a migraine headache?

Migraine: There are two kinds of therapies: abortive- design to alleviate the pain during am attack and preventive- designed to reduce frequency and intensity of migraine. Migraine is usually triggered by either diet, poor sleep, stress or certain medications. Check with your doctor to find our whatever be your best medication as it may vary for person to person based on their history. ...Read more

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What to take for melatonin-caused headaches?

What to take for melatonin-caused headaches?

Don't take melatonin: I'm more of the club that if a med is causing a side effect that is troublesome look for a different med rather than covering up a side effect with another pill. You may be able to try a lower dose or brand of melatonin. ...Read more

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What to take for stomach flu if breastfeeding?

What to take for stomach flu if breastfeeding?

Stay hydrated: Make sure you're taking enough fluids, and eat only a bland diet until you feel completely better. This means easy to digest foods like rice, bananas, toast, plain baked potato, broth, etc. Avoid fried, heavy, fatty, saucy, creamy foods until your condition has returned to normal (and consider avoiding all that same stuff for your general health after you're better). ...Read more